Dr. George W Balfour MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. George Balfour is an orthopedic surgeon in Van Nuys, California. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Antelope Valley Hospital and Northridge Hospital Medical Center-Roscoe Boulevard Campus. He received his medical degree from Medical College of Wisconsin and has been in practice for 41 years. Dr. Balfour accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 5 doctors at Antelope Valley Hospital and one of 53 at Northridge Hospital Medical Center-Roscoe Boulevard Campus who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Hand Surgery

Clinical Interests: Amputation, Emergency Treatment, Safety, Bandages, Finger Injuries, Tendons, Follow-Up Studies, Blister

Education & Medical Training

Los Angeles County King-Drew Medical Center
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1977 - 1980

University of Southern California/LAC+USC Medical Center
Residency, Pediatrics, 1973 - 1974

University of Southern California/LAC+USC Medical Center
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1974 - 1975

Orthopedic Hospital
Fellowship, Hand Surgery, 1980 - 1981

Medical College of Wisconsin
Class of 1973

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 30 years in Orthopaedic Surgery

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 25 years in Hand Surgery

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Hazards of tubular gauze finger dressings.
Balfour, G.W.

Minimally invasive intramedullary rod fixation of multiple metacarpal shaft fractures.
Balfour, G.W.

Accessory peroneus brevis muscle.
Johnson, J. D., Buratti, R. A., Balfour, G. W.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PowerSelect HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare HMO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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