Dr. Laura J Balcer MD Neurologist

Dr. Laura Balcer is a neurologist in New York, New York and is affiliated with Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. She received her medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 23 years. Dr. Balcer accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 86 doctors at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania who specialize in Neurology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurologist: General Neurology

Clinical Interests: Cross-Sectional Studies, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Multiple Sclerosis, Optical Coherence Tomography, Optic Neuritis, Vision Disorders, Visual Acuity

Hospital Affiliation

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Ranked #9 in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Education & Medical Training

University of Pennsylvania Health System
Residency, Neurology, 1992–1996

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Class of 1991

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified 17 years in Neurology

PA State Medical License
Active through 2014

NY State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Super Doctor, SuperDoctors.com

Publications & Presentations

Optic neuritis: Pathophysiology, clinical features, and diagnosis
Balcer LJ, Osborne B

Optic neuritis: Prognosis and treatment
Balcer LJ, Osborne B

Optic neuropathies
Balcer LJ, Osborne B

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • IBC Keystone HMO / POS
  • IBC Personal Choice PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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