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Professional Statement

  • Dr. Balzora earned her undergraduate degree from Princeton, and her MD from the George Washington University School of Medicine. She then completed residency training at Columbia University Medical Center, followed by a gastroenterology fellowship at NYU. Dr. Balzora has a special clinical interest in colorectal cancer and prevention, inflammatory bowel diseases, celiac disease and gluten sensitivity, irritable bowel syndrome, and minority and women's health. As a physician-educator, her clinical research interest is in enhancing doctor-patient communication, cultural competency, and shared decision making. She is an active member of the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA), and the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG). As a member of NYU faculty, she routinely lectures to medical students, residents, and fellows at the NYU School of Medicine.
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  • Medical School - George Washington University
  • New York University Elaine A. and Kenneth G. Langone Medical Center, Fellowship in Gastroenterology and Hepatology
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital / Columbia University Medical Center, Internship in Internal Medicine
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital / Columbia University Medical Center, Residency in Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Gastroenterology (Internal Medicine)

Awards and Publications

  • http://www.med.nyu.edu/biosketch/balzos01

Professional Memberships

  • Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America
  • Women, Educators, Clinicians, and Researchers in IBD
  • American College of Gastroenterology

Language Spoken

  • Creole
  • English
  • French