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Dr. George Balfour, MD
Surgical Specialist, Orthopaedic Surgeon
39 years of experience
Accepting new patients
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (18)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. George Balfour is Average. Dr. Balfour has been reviewed by 37 patients who have provided 18 comments. The rating is 3 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.6
Promptness 2.4
Courteous Staff 3.3
Accurate Diagnosis 3.7
Bedside Manner 3.1
Spends Time with Me 3.1
Follows Up After Visit 3.3

Specialties & Research

Dr. George Balfour, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand.

  • He has special expertise in 6 areas:
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Ganglion Cysts
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

Education & Awards

Dr. Balfour graduated from Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. He has 1 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2010)


Dr. Balfour has 15 hospital affiliations:

  • Encino Hospital Medical Center 
  • Mission Community Hospital 


  • English
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. George W Balfour MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 39 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand, and Surgery of the Hand.
Where does Dr. George W. Balfour practice?
Dr. George Balfour has 3 office locations.
Dr. George Balfour practices Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand, and Surgery of the Hand near Van Nuys, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Camarillo, CA and Burbank, CA.
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