Dr. Robert Jay Balkan MD Ophthalmologist
Dr. Robert Balkan is an ophthalmologist in New Orleans, Louisiana. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including East Jefferson General Hospital and Touro Infirmary. He received his medical degree from Rush Medical College and has been in practice for 30 years. He is one of 43 doctors at East Jefferson General Hospital and one of 20 at Touro Infirmary who specialize in Ophthalmology.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
Ophthalmologist: General Ophthalmology
Education & Medical Training
Ochsner Clinic Foundation
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1979 - 1983
Rush Medical College
Class of 1979
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified in Ophthalmology
CA State Medical License
Active through 2013
LA State Medical License
Active through 2013
Publications & Presentations
Loss of central visual acuity after laser peripheral iridectomy.
Balkan, R. J., Zimmerman, T. J., Hesse, R. J., Steigner, J. B.
Associated neurologic abnormalities in congenital third nerve palsies.
Balkan, R., Hoyt, C. S.
[Uropathogenic Escherichia coli (UPEC) strains in Erzurum].
Ayyildiz, A., Balkan, R., Babacan, M.
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3434 Prytania St
New Orleans, LA 70115
Phone: (504) 891-1988
Fax: (504) 899-1895