3444 Kearny Villa Road, Ste 100
San Diego, CA 92123

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Greg Balourdas, M.D. (Hand / Upper Extremity)

4101 Randolph Street
San Diego, CA
92103-1342

(619) 291-2430_tel
(858) 291-4048_fax

As a board certified orthopedic hand specialist in San Diego since 1989, Greg Balourdas, M.D. places emphasis on the early accurate diagnosis of the complex disorders and injuries affecting the hand and arm.

By providing prompt, appropriate, conservative care, the need for surgery can be limited. By limiting  the scope of his practice to the upper extremity, Dr. Balourdas is able to  employ the most current surgical techniques in the treatment of arthritis,  trauma and nerve injury.

Dr. Balourdas graduated, completed his  residency in orthopedic surgery from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Balourdas performed a hand and microvascular surgery fellowship at UCSD Medical Center. He is board certified in orthopedic surgery and has an added certification in surgery of the hand.

Dr. Balourdas has  offices in Mission Hills and La Jolla. He is available for emergency and urgent  care consultations.

Education
Graduate:
– 1982, Case Western Reserve University, M.D. Degree

Post Graduate:
– Fellowship: 1994-1995, Hand and Microvascular Surgery, UCSD Medical Center, University hospitals
– Internship: 1982-1984, General Surgery, Case Western Reserve University, University hospitals
– Residency: 1984-1988, Orthopedic Surgery, Case Western Reserve University, University hospitals

Appointments
– Clinical Instructor, UCSD Medical Center, Department of Orthopedics

Professional Experience
– 1991-present, Surgery and Management of the Upper Extremity, Private practice
– 1989-1991, San Diego Hand Surgery of the Hand, Private practice

Publications
“Ankle Arthrodesis by Chevron Fusion with Internal Fixation and Bone Grafting”
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery Vol 65-A:833-838, 1983

“Railyard Amputations in Children”
Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics Vol 3:443-448, 1983

“Bilateral Fracture Dislocation of the Sacrum”
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery Vol 66-A:1297-1299, 1984

“Chevron Ankle Arthrodesis”
Orthopedic/Rheumatology Digest August Issue

Professional Memberships
– San Diego County Medical Society
– California Medical Association
– American Association for Hand Surgery
– Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons