Sophie M. Balzora, MD

Physician Profile

Sophie Balzora, MDDr. Sophie M. Balzora is Assistant Professor of Medicine at the NYU School of Medicine and a gastroenterologist at The Miller Practice, NYU Langone Medical Center.

Dr. Balzora earned her undergraduate degree from Princeton and her MD from the George Washington University School of Medicine. She then completed residency training at Columbia University Medical Center, followed by a gastroenterology fellowship at NYU Langone Medical Center. She is board-certified in both internal medicine and gastroenterology.

Within the field of general gastroenterology, Dr. Balzora has a special clinical interest in colorectal cancer and prevention, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), celiac disease and gluten sensitivity, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and minority and women's health. As a physician-educator, her clinical research interest is in enhancing doctor-patient communication, cultural competency, and shared decision-making.

She is an active member of the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America and American College of Gastroenterology. As a member of the NYU faculty, she routinely lectures to medical students, residents, and fellows at the NYU School of Medicine.

Specialty: Gastroenterology

Practice Focus:
General gastroenterology
Abdominal pain
Colon cancer screening
Crohn’s disease
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
H. pylori infection
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
Intestinal infection
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
Peptic ulcer disease (PUD)
Ulcerative colitis
Women’s health
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Upper endoscopy (EGD)

NYU Langone Medical Center
The Miller Practice
355 West 52nd Street, Floor 6
New York, NY 10019

Appointments: Call 646-754-2100

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