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  • Bio & Insurance Information

    Dr. David Balfe is a renowned pulmonologist based in Los Angeles, California. He has an extensive experience of more than 30 years. His area of expertise includes pulmonary conditions and internal medicine. Dr. Balfe got his medical diploma from University of Witwatersrand, did an internship at Johannesburg Hospital and completed his formation with a fellowship at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in the pulmonary disease field. He also contributed to several publications on different topics related to pulmonary diseases. Dr. David Balfe is currently affiliated with several medical institutions in California such as Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.

  • Education & Training


    University of Witwatersrand, 1986

    Medical School


    Johannesburg Hospital, 1985



    Cedars-Sinai, 2000


  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Disease

  • Hospital & Practice

    Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (310) 423-3277

    8700 Beverly Blvd

    Los Angeles, California 90048

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    Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (310) 825-9111

    757 Westwood Plaza

    Los Angeles, California 90095

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  • Publications & Memberships

    Dr. David L. Balfe has contributed to 3 publications.

    Pulmonary function in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis at disease onset.

    Chandrasoma, B.,Balfe, D.,Naik, T.,Elsayegh, A.,Lewis, M.,Mosenifar, Z.; Monaldi Arch Chest Dis. 2013 Mar 07.

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    Grading the severity of obstruction in the presence of a restrictive ventilatory defect.

    Balfe, D.L., Lewis, M., Mohsenifar, Z.; Chest. 2002 Oct.

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    Reality bites: a case of severe rattlesnake envenomation.

    Lefkowitz, R. Y.,Taylor, J.,Balfe, D.; J Intensive Care Med. 2012 May 17.

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