Dr. Marwan A Balaa MD Gastroenterologist

Dr. Marwan Balaa is a gastroenterologist in San Jose, California and is affiliated with Good Samaritan Hospital. He received his medical degree from American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 35 years. Dr. Balaa accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 24 doctors at Good Samaritan Hospital who specialize in Gastroenterology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Gastroenterologist: General Gastroenterology

Hospital Affiliation

Good Samaritan Hospital

Education & Medical Training

University of North Carolina Hospitals
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1983 - 1983

University of North Carolina Hospitals
Fellowship, Gastroenterology, 1981 - 1983

University of North Carolina Hospitals
Fellowship, Gastroenterology, 1984 - 1984

American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1979

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Gastroenterology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

CA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Lack of effect of dexamethasone on the in vivo parathyroid hormone mediated generation of adenosine 3'',5''-cyclic monophosphate in rat kidneys.
Salti, I. S., Balaa, M. A., Butros, S. I.

Anorexia nervosa and bulimia: the eating disorders.
Balaa, M. A., Drossman, D. A.

Prostaglandin synthesis by enterocyte microsomes of rabbit small intestine.
Balaa, M. A., Powell, D. W.

See all 9 publications

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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