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Marguerite Balasta, MD

Marguerite Balasta, MD Physician

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Dr. Balasta is employed by Penn Medicine.

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

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Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Internal Medicine

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Internal Medicine, 2014

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Residency: Yale-New Haven Hospital

Memberships

AAIM, National American College of Physicians, National American Medical Association, UMDNJ-RWJMS, Piscataway, NJ, Local Society of General Internal Medicine, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Balasta is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Selected Publications:

Bird AN, Balasta MA: Engaging Trainees in Panel Management to Address Health Disparities. AAIM Academic Internal Medicine Week Conference : 2018.

Balasta MA, Kraft J, Palecek E: Advancing Resident Clinic with Advanced Practice Providers. AAIM Academic Internal Medicine Week Conference : 2018.

Balasta MA, Palecek E: Implementation of Care Teams in a Resident Continuity Clinic: Innovations in Patient Continuity, Chronic Disease Management, and Outpatient Medical Education AAIM Alliance Skills and Leadership Conference : 2017.

Balasta, Marguerite A; Aizenberg, Dave; Palecek: Strategies to Intern Integration: Designing an Immersive Orientation to Ambulatory Medicine AAIM Alliance Skills and Leadership Conference : 2016.

Balasta, Marguerite A.; Khanal, Yogesh; McGinniss, John; Moyer, Peter; Rabin: Global Health without Boundaries: Structuring Domestic and International Opportunities to Explore Global Health in a Graduate Internal Medicine Training Program Annals of Global Health : 2016.

Balasta: Dermatologic Malignancies for Primary Care. Yale Office Based Medicine Volume: 5 : 2014.

Balasta MA: Introducing Palliative Care in Outpatient Management of Chronic Illness Poster Presentation. Society of General Internal Medicine, New England Regional Conference, New Haven, CT. : 2013.

Balasta MA: Visual Diagnosis: Erythema Ab Igne. Poster Presentation. Society of General Internal Medicine, New England Regional Conference, New Haven, CT. : 2013.

Balasta MA: Commentary on the Use of Intensive Care Services During Terminal Hospitalizations in England and the United States. Year Book of Critical Care Medicine, Philadelphia, PA : 298-299,2011.

Balasta MA: Commentary on the Conflicts of the ICU: Perspectives of Administrators and Clinicians. Year Book of Critical Care Medicine, Philadelphia PA : 285-287,2011.

Academic Contact Info

Penn Internal Medicine Associates
3701 Market Street
Suite 740

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)