Dr. Alex A Balekian MD Pulmonologist

Dr. Alex Balekian is a pulmonologist in Los Angeles, California. He received his medical degree from UC San Diego School of Medicine and has been in practice for 7 years. Dr. Balekian accepts several types of health insurance, listed below.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pulmonologist: General Pulmonary Medicine

Education & Medical Training

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Residency, Internal Medicine, 2003 - 2006

UCLA Medical Center
Fellowship, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine, 2006 - 2009

UC San Diego School of Medicine
Class of 2003

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 8 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 6 years in Pulmonary Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 5 years in Critical Care Medicine

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Accuracy of Clinicians and Models for Estimating the Probability that a Pulmonary Nodule Is Malignant.
Balekian, A. A.,Silvestri, G. A.,Simkovich, S. M.,Mestaz, P. J.,Sanders, G. D.,Daniel, J.,Porcel, J.,Gould, M. K.

Predicting in-hospital mortality among critically ill patients with end-stage liver disease.
Balekian, A. A., Gould, M. K.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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