Sophie Balzora at [NYU Langone Medical Center]

Sophie M. Balzora, MD

  • Specialty: Gastroenterology
  • Languages: English, French
  • Phone: 646-754-2100

About Me

Conditions and Treatments

inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, colorectal cancer, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), heartburn, abdominal pain, gastrointestinal bleeding, ulcer, Clostridium difficile infection, gastrointestinal infections, celiac disease, gluten sensitivity, h pylori infection, constipation, fecal incontinence, diarrhea, delayed gastric emptying, stomach disease, vomiting, flexible sigmoidoscopy, EGD, colonoscopy, swallowing difficulty, gastroscopy, endoscopic surgery, obesity, nausea, weight control, rectal cancer, colon cancer, cancer screening, colon polyp, colonic diverticulosis, colorectal cancer screening, gastrointestinal cancer, esophageal cancer, gallstone disease, weight loss
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  • Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Gastroenterology), 2012
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine, 2009
Education and Training
  • Residency, Columbia University Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 2009
  • MD from George Washington University, 2006

Locations and Appointments

53 Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Indemnity
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO/EPO
  • Affinity
  • Affinity Exchange- Essential
  • Cigna EPO/POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Indemnity
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield MediBlue
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathways, Enhanced
  • HIP Access I
  • HIP Access II
  • HIP Child Health
  • HIP Family Health
  • HIP Medicaid
  • HIP Medicare
  • HealthRepublic
  • HealthSmart (WTC)
  • Humana Medicare
  • Local 1199 PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan/PHCS PPO
  • NYS Empire Plan
  • Oscar
  • Oxford Exchange
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford Liberty
  • Oxford Medicare
  • Tricare
  • United Exchange- Compass
  • UnitedHealthcare Community & State Plan
  • UnitedHealthcare EPO
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare
  • UnitedHealthcare POS
  • UnitedHealthcare PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Top Tier
  • Visiting Nurse Service (VNS) Medicare
  • WellCare Child Health
  • WellCare Family Health
  • WellCare Medicaid
  • WellCare Medicare
*Insurance listed above may not be accepted at all office locations. Please confirm prior to each visit. The information presented here may not be complete or may have been changed.
NYU Langone Ambulatory Care West Side

355 West 52nd Street, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10019


Phone: 646-754-2100

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My Research


  • Assessing cultural competency skills in gastroenterology fellowship training

    Balzora, Sophie; Abiri, Benjamin; Wang, Xiao-Jing; McKeever, James; Poles, Michael; Zabar, Sondra; Gillespie, Colleen; Weinshel, Elizabeth
    World journal of gastroenterology : WJG. 2015 Feb. 21 (6): 1887-1892

  • Objective structured clinical examination as a novel tool in inflammatory bowel disease fellowship education

    Wolff, Martin J; Balzora, Sophie; Poles, Michael; Zabar, Sondra; Mintah, Afua; Wong, Lillian; Weinshel, Elizabeth; Malter, Lisa B
    Inflammatory bowel diseases. 2015 Apr. 21 (4): 759-765

  • Key Concepts in Managing Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease : A Pocket Guide

    Balzora, Sophie M; et al
    Key Concepts in Managing Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease : A Pocket Guide. [S.l. : s.n.], 2014. (NYU Gastroenterology Fellowship training program pocket guide) 15 p. (1284302)

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