Dr. Balk joined the practice in September of 2000. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery with the Certificate of Added Qualification in Hand Surgery.

After obtaining his undergraduate and medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania, he completed a residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Balk continued his training in hand and upper extremity surgery at Allegheny General Hospital where he completed a one-year fellowship in August 2000. Dr. Balk has completed voluntary assignment with Orthopaedics Overseas in Honduras, Peru, Costa Rica, and Africa

He has been named one of the senior editors for a new textbook sponsored by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Orthopaedic Overseas.

Dr. Balk, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, is on the medical staff at UPMC Presbyterian/Shadyside, UPMC St. Margaret's, UPMC Passavant/Cranberry, Allegheny General Hospital, Jefferson Regional Medical Center , and Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh.

Dr. Balk utilizes these surgical facilites:

Dr. Balk utilizes these surgical facilites:

Dr. Balk joined the practice in September of 2000. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery with the Certificate of Added Qualification in Hand Surgery.

After obtaining his undergraduate and medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania, he completed a residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Balk continued his training in hand and upper extremity surgery at Allegheny General Hospital where he completed a one-year fellowship in August 2000. Dr. Balk has completed voluntary assignment with Orthopaedics Overseas in Honduras, Peru, Costa Rica, and Africa

He has been named one of the senior editors for a new textbook sponsored by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Orthopaedic Overseas.

Dr. Balk, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, is on the medical staff at UPMC Presbyterian/Shadyside, UPMC St. Margaret's, UPMC Passavant/Cranberry, Allegheny General Hospital, Jefferson Regional Medical Center , and Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh.