Dr. Richard B Balaban MD Internist

Dr. Richard Balaban is an internist in Somerville, Massachusetts and is affiliated with Cambridge Health Alliance. He received his medical degree from George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and has been in practice for 20 years. Dr. Balaban accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 42 doctors at Cambridge Health Alliance who specialize in Internal Medicine.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Internist: General Internal Medicine

Hospital Affiliation

Cambridge Health Alliance

Education & Medical Training

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1994 - 1997

George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Class of 1994

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Improving care transitions: hospitalists partnering with primary care.
Balaban, R.B., Williams, M.V.

Redefining and redesigning hospital discharge to enhance patient care: a randomized controlled study.
Balaban, R.B., Weissman, J.S., Samuel, P.A., Woolhandler, S.

A physician's guide to talking about end-of-life care.
Balaban, R. B.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO/POS
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Alliance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Wellmark Alliance Select
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