Dr. Marvin Relato Balaan MD Pulmonologist

Dr. Marvin Balaan is a pulmonologist in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Allegheny General Hospital and Western Pennsylvania Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of the Philippines College of Medicine and has been in practice for 35 years. Dr. Balaan accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 8 doctors at Allegheny General Hospital and one of 3 at Western Pennsylvania Hospital who specialize in Pulmonary Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pulmonologist: Critical Care Medicine, Occupational & Environmental Lung Disease

Clinical Interests: Medical Education

Hospital Affiliation

Allegheny General Hospital
High performing in Pulmonology

Western Pennsylvania Hospital
High performing in Pulmonology

Education & Medical Training

Mercy Hospital of Buffalo
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1981 - 1984

University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago
Fellowship, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine, 1984 - 1986

Wayne State University School of Medicine
Fellowship, Critical Care Medicine, 1986 - 1987

University of the Philippines College of Medicine
Class of 1979

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 33 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 30 years in Pulmonary Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 23 years in Critical Care Medicine

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Hilar mass and papilledema on presentation.
Malik, K. J., Weber, S. L., Sohail, S., Balaan, M. R.

Silicosis in the 1990s, revisited.
Banks, D. E., Balaan, M., Wang, M. L.

Clinical aspects of coal workers' pneumoconiosis and silicosis.
Balaan, M. R., Weber, S. L., Banks, D. E.

See all 8 publications

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueSelect
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • CareFirst BCBS Maryland POS
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United - River Valley Neighborhood Health Partnership
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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