Dr. George W. Balfour, M.D.

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Attending Physician, Orthopedic Surgery

Antelope Valley Hospital Medical Center, Lancaster, CA

Areas of expertise

Orthopedics, Hand Surgery

Bio

Dr. Balfour received his undergraduate education at the University of California, Los Angeles and obtained his doctor of pharmacy degree from the University of California at San Francisco. He earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin Medical School. He completed his internship and residency at the L.A. County/USC Medical Center in Los Angeles. Dr. Balfour completed his residency in Orthopedics at Martin Luther King Jr. Medical Center in Willowbrook, CA and a fellowship of the surgery of hand at California Medical Center and Orthopaedic Hospital, both in Los Angeles.

Dr. Balfour practices orthopedics and hand surgery at several hospitals in the Greater Los Angeles area and in the Antelope Valley north of Los Angeles.

D. Balfour has teaching appointments as a Clinical Assistant and Professor of (orthopedic) Surgery and is an Attending Physician in Hand Surgery services at Martin Luther King Jr. General Hospital and the Charles R. Drew Medical School.

Dr. Balfour is a member of several professional societies, including the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery, the American Association of Hand Surgery, and the European Wrist Arthroscopy Association.

Education

School
Medical College of Wisconsin
Fellowship
Hand Surgery: California and Orthopedic Hospitals
Residency
Los Angeles County-University of Southern California Medical School | Orthopedics: Martin Luther King General Hospital
Internship
University of Southern California Medical Center
Medical Degree
M.D.

Awards

Member, Board of Directors, California Orthopedic Association
Member, Board of Directors, California Society of Industrial Medicine and Surgery
Member, Board of Councilors of American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons

Publications

Available on request