Dr. Douglas Allen Balster MD Pediatric Cardiologist
Dr. Douglas Balster is a pediatric cardiologist in Palo Alto, California. He received his medical degree from The Ohio State University College of Medicine and has been in practice for 12 years. Dr. Balster accepts several types of health insurance, listed below.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
Pediatric Cardiologist: General Pediatric Cardiology
Education & Medical Training
Nationwide Childrens Hospital
Residency, Pediatrics, 2002–2005
Fellowship, Pediatric Cardiology, 2005–2008
The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Class of 2002
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 4 years in Pediatrics
CA State Medical License
Active through 2014
Publications & Presentations
Development of a human cardiac tissue-based angiogenesis model.
Lewis, J.M., Anthony, C.T., Harrison, L.H., Ferguson, T.B., Andrew Heck, H., Rubenstein, F., Balster, D.A., Woltering, E.A.
Development of a novel in vitro human tissue-based angiogenesis assay to evaluate the effect of antiangiogenic drugs.
Woltering, E.A., Lewis, J.M., Maxwell, P.J., Frey, D.J., Wang, Y., Rothermel, J., Anthony, C.T., Balster, D.A., O'Leary, J.P., Harrison, L.H.
Suppression of tumorigenicity in neuroblastoma cells by upregulation of human vasoactive intestinal peptide receptor type 1.
Balster, D. A., O'Dorisio, M. S., Albers, A. R., Park, S. K., Qualman, S. J.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
- Great West PPO
- Harvard Pilgrim HMO
- Health Net California Large Group PPO
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Multiplan PHCS PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- Tufts Health Plan PPO
- UniCare PPO
- United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
- United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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300 Pasteur Drive
Sumc-Peds Physician Billing Mc 5530
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Phone: (650) 498-7391
Fax: (650) 725-7888