George W. Balfour, M.D 
Orthopedic Hand Surgeon

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George W. Balfour, M.D


  1. American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, 1984

  2. Certificate Added Qualifications in Hand Surgery ( CAQ in Hand Surgery, 1989 Re-certified, 1999


Undergraduate


UCLA, , 1962- 1965


Undergraduate


University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

PharmD, Pharmacy 1965-69


Medical

Medical College of Wisconsin , Milwaukee Wi MD 1969-1973


Internship

LA County USC Medical Center , Pediatrics 1973-1974


Residency

MLK- Drew School of Medicine , Los Angeles Orthopedic Surgery 1975-1980


Fellowship

Joseph Boyes Fellowship, Drs Stark and Ashworth, Orthopedic Hospital, Los Angeles, CA

Hand Surgery and Upper Extremity 1980-81


Hospital

  1. Antelope Valley Hospital | Lancaster CA

  2. Glendale Adventist Medical Center | Glendale Ca.

  3. Northridge Hospital Medical Center | Northridge Ca.

  4. Pacifica Hospital | Sun Valley, CA

  5. Providence Holy Cross Medical Center | Mission Hills, CA

  6. Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center | Burbank, CA

  7. Valley Presbyterian Hospital | Van Nuys, CA


Surgical Center

  1. Regional Valley Surgical Center | Lancaster, CA




State Society Memberships

  1. State Orthopedic Societies

  2. California Orthopedic Association

Specialty Society Memberships

  1. American Association for Hand Surgery

  2. American Society for Surgery of the Hand

Additional Society Memberships

  1. California Society for Industrial Medicine and Surgery, President 2007

  2. AAOS Board of Councilors 2007-2010

  3. Board member California Orthopedic Association 2005 to present. Member Workers compensation committee 2004 to present. Organizer QME course 2010

MEMBER Rho Chi Pharmaceutical Honor Society,

Assistant Professor Emeritus Charles R. Drew School of Medicine, Orthopedic Residency Program, Chief of Hand Surgery 1981-2004,

Faculty member Northridge Hospital Medical Center 1983-present.Family Practice Residency.





Presently, He is am active in the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, serving on the Board of Councilors, and on several committees. In addition, he serves on the board of directors of the California Orthopedic Association, and on the board of the California Society of Industrial Medicine and Surgery (CSIMS). He was the President of CSIMS for 2008 .

He organized the 2010 COA QME COURSE

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