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Dr. Rula Balluz, MD

Pediatric Cardiology*
5.0 (11)
Map Pin Small Phila, PA
Accepting new patients

Overview of Dr. Rula Balluz, MD

Dr. Rula Balluz, MD is a Pediatric Cardiology Specialist in Phila, PA. Dr. Balluz, completed a fellowship at Tulane University School of Medicine. Dr. Balluz, completed a residency at University of Tennessee. Patients rated Dr. Balluz an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Balluz works at Practice in Phila, PA with other offices in Cleveland, OH and Buffalo, NY. They frequently treat conditions like Congenital Heart Defects, Ventricular Septal Defect and Tetralogy of Fallot along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Balluz's Office Locations

  1. 1
    St. Christopher's Hospital for Children
    160 E Erie Ave, Phila, PA 19134 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (215) 427-4820
  2. 2
    Cleveland Clinic
    9500 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44195 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (216) 444-5369
  3. 3
    University Commons
    1404 Sweet Home Rd Ste 5, Buffalo, NY 14228 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (716) 878-1315
  4. 4
    Office
    1001 Main St Fl 5, Buffalo, NY 14203 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (716) 323-0030

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Akron General Medical Center
  • Cleveland Clinic
  • Hillcrest Hospital
  • Ashtabula County Medical Center
  • Aultman Orrville Hospital
  • Mercy Hospital of Buffalo
  • Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital

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Congenital Heart Defects
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Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Congenital Heart Defects
Ventricular Septal Defect
Tetralogy of Fallot
Aortic Stenosis
Atrial Septal Defect
Chest Pain
Heart Murmur
Heart Palpitations
Patent Ductus Arteriosus
Shortness of Breath
Supraventricular Tachycardia
Tricuspid Valve Atresia
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Abdominal Pain
Acidosis
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Acne
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Acute Congestive Heart Failure
Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
ADHD and-or ADD
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Rhinitis
Anemia
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Animal Allergies
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Asthma
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Ataxia
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Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Atrioventricular Septal Defect (AVSD)
Atypical Atrial Flutter
Bacterial Sepsis
Bronchiolitis
Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
Celiac Disease
Chronic Congestive Heart Failure
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Mitral Valve Insufficiency
Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries (CCTGA)
Cor Pulmonale
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Vessel Malformation
Cystic Fibrosis
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dehydration
Dermatitis Due to Drugs
Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diaper Rash
Difficulty With Walking
Dizziness
Down Syndrome
Dyslipidemia
Ear Ache
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Ebstein's Anomaly
Eczema and Contact Dermatitis
Eisenmenger's Complex
Emphysema
Fever
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Gait Abnormality
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Headache
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Hyperkalemia
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Hypoglycemia
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Joint Pain
Kawasaki Disease
Lipid Disorders
Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Malaise and Fatigue
Malnutrition
Menstrual Disorders
Migraine
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Mitral Valve Prolapse
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Muscle Weakness
Nausea
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Newborn Hypoxemia
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Noninfective Endocarditis
Nonrheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Obesity
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Orthostatic Hypotension
Osteopenia
Overweight
Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
Pediatric Obesity
Pediatric Overweight
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pharyngitis
Pneumonia
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Proteinuria
Pulmonary Venous Return Anomaly
Rheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Secondary Diabetes Mellitus
Sick Sinus Syndrome
Sickle Cell Disease
Sinus Tachycardia
Sleep Apnea
Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
Strep Throat
Systolic Heart Failure
Tension Headache
Third Degree Heart Block
Transposition of Great Arteries
Truncus Arteriosus
Vertigo
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Vitamin D Deficiency
Wheezing
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Wolff-Parkinson-White Pattern
Arrhythmia Screening
Chest Pain Evaluation
Cholesterol Screening
Circumcision
Coronary Angiogram
Diabetes Counseling
Heart Valvuloplasty of Mitral Valve Without Replacement
Immunization Administration
Nuclear Stress Testing
Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment
TCD Bubble Test
Tilt Table Testing
Treadmill Stress Test
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    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
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    • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
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    • Lifetime Benefit Solutions
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    • Martin's Point
    • Midwest Health Plan
    • MVP Health Care
    • No-Fault Car Insurance
    • North America Administrators (NAA)
    • NovaNet
    • POMCO Group
    • Preferred Care Partners
    • Railroad Medicare
    • UnitedHealthCare
    • Universal Health Network
    • Veteran Administration Plan
    • WellCare
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    About Dr. Rula Balluz, MD

    Specialties*
    • Pediatric Cardiology

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    Specialties*
    Languages Spoken
    • English, Arabic
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    NPI Number
    • 1922045889
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Tulane University School of Medicine
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • University of Tennessee
    Residency
    Internship
    • American University of Beirut
    Internship
    Board Certifications
    • Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Pediatric Cardiology and Pediatrics
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Rula Balluz, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Balluz is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Balluz has seen patients for Congenital Heart Defects, Ventricular Septal Defect and Tetralogy of Fallot , and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Balluz on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    11 patients have reviewed Dr. Balluz. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Balluz.

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