Dr. David L Balfe MD Pulmonologist

Dr. David Balfe is a pulmonologist in Los Angeles, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Ronald Reagan University of California Los Angeles Medical Center. She received her medical degree from University of the Witwatersrand and has been in practice for 30 years. Dr. Balfe accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 36 doctors at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and one of 56 at Ronald Reagan University of California Los Angeles Medical Center who specialize in Pulmonary Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pulmonologist: Critical Care Medicine

Hospital Affiliation

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Ranked #25 in Pulmonology

Ronald Reagan University of California Los Angeles Medical Center
Ranked #16 in Pulmonology

Education & Medical Training

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Fellowship, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine, 1997–2000

University of the Witwatersrand
Class of 1984

Publications & Presentations

Pulmonary function in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis at disease onset.
Chandrasoma, B.,Balfe, D.,Naik, T.,Elsayegh, A.,Lewis, M.,Mosenifar, Z. 2013 3 7

Grading the severity of obstruction in the presence of a restrictive ventilatory defect.
Balfe, D.L., Lewis, M., Mohsenifar, Z.

Reality bites: a case of severe rattlesnake envenomation.
Lefkowitz, R. Y.,Taylor, J.,Balfe, D.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • Capital Blue Cross PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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