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Michael J. Balsan, MD

Michael Balsan, MD
Job Title Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Director, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, UPMC Hamot
201 State Street
Erie, PA 16550
814-877-2281 Phone
814-877-6545 Fax

Education and Training

Medical School:

1983 Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI


1987 Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA


1989 University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Magee-Womens Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA


  • American Academy of Pediatrics, Fellow 
  • March of Dimes, Board Member

Board Certifications

  • National Board of Medical Examiners, Diplomate
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
  • Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs


  • 1973 - 1976 Johnson's Wax Fund Higher Education Scholarship
  • CIBA Award for Outstanding Service and Academic Achievement
  • Class President of Medical College of Wisconsin, Chapter of Alpha Omega Alpha


  • Hudak ML, Farrell EE, Rosenberg AA, Jung AL, Auten RL, Horgan MJ, Buckwald S, Belcastro MR, Donohue PK, Carrion V, Maniscalco WW, Asselin JM, Balsan MJ, Torres BA, Miller RR, Jansen RD, Graeber JE, Laskay KM, Egan EA, Brody A, Martin DJ:  Infrasurf V. Exosurf for the treatment of neonatal respiratory distress syndrome:  A multicenter  randomized masked comparison trial.  J Pediatr 1996; 128:396-406.
  • Newman B, Balsan, MJ: Ductus arteriosus aneurysm, diagnosis by magnetic resonance imaging. J Perinatol 1997; 17:402-406.
  • Conner EM, The Impact - RSV Study Group: Palivizumab, a humanized respiratory syncytial virus  monoclonal antibody, reduces hospitalization from respiratory syncytial virus infection in high-risk infants. Pediatrics 1998; 102:531-537.
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June 30, 2011
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June 30, 2011