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Balazs Halmos, MD

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Dr. Halmos received his medical degree summa cum laude from Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary in 1992 and M.S. in Clinical Investigations degree from Harvard Medical School in 2003. He completed his medicine residency training at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York City in 1998 and then went on to complete his hematology/oncology fellowship training at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. He served on the faculties of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School from 2001-2004 and University Hospitals of Cleveland/Case Western Reserve University from 2005-2009 prior to joining Columbia University in 2009. Dr. Halmos cares for patients with malignancies of the upper aerodigestive tract, principally lung and esophageal cancers. He currently is involved in patient care, clinical investigations in thoracic oncology and supervises a research laboratory focusing on the molecular biology of cancers of the upper aerodigestive tract.

Primary Specialty
Medical Oncology (Board Certified)
Board Certifications
Internal Medicine
Education And Training
Semmelweiss Medical University
Residency: St Lukes Roosevelt Hospital
Fellowship: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Clinical Expertise
Lung Cancer
Esophageal Cancer
Insurance Programs
Please contact the doctor's office to verify that your insurance is accepted.
Aetna [HMO, Medicare, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]
Affinity [Essential (Exchange), Medicaid, Medicare]
CIGNA [Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, Child Health Plus, EPO, HMO, Medicare (Mediblue), Pathway (Exchange), POS, PPO]
Fidelis Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid, Medicare]
Health First [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid, Medicare]
Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [ConnectiCare, EPO, HMO, Medicaid, Medicare, PPO, Select Care (Exchange), Vytra]
Health Plus - Amerigroup [Medicaid]
Health Republic - Freelancers (Exchange)
Local 1199
Oscar (Exchange)
Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare]
United Healthcare [Compass (Exchange), HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare, POS, PPO]
VNSNY CHOICE [Select Health]


This provider accepts new patients
Appointment Phone Number:
(212) 305-3997
Primary Office
Herbert Irving Pavilion
161 Fort Washington Avenue
Floor: 9
New York, NY 10032

Phone: (212) 305-3997
Public Transportation: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
Non-English Languages Spoken:
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