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Rula                           Balluz

Rula Balluz MD, MPH

UBMD Pediatrics


Pediatric Cardiology; Pediatrics




Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatrics

Patients Treated:

Children, Adolescents

Additional Languages:

Fluent Arabic

Physician Gender:


Location and Insurance

UBMD Pediatrics
Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo
Division of Cardiology
219 Bryant Street
6th Floor
Buffalo, NY 14222
Office Hours: Wednesday: 8 am-4 pm
Phone: (716) 878-1315
Fax: (716) 878-1352
Accepting new patients

UBMD Pediatrics Outpatient Center
University Commons
1404 Sweet Home Road
Suite 5
Amherst, NY 14228
Office Hours: Tuesday: 8 am-4 pm; Friday: 8 am-4 pm
Phone: (716) 878-1315
Fax: (716) 878-1352
Accepting new patients

UBMD Pediatrics Outpatient Center
Southwestern Office Park
4535 Southwestern Blvd.
Suite 712
Hamburg, NY 14075
Office Hours: Thursday: 8 am-4 pm
Phone: (716) 878-1315
Fax: (716) 878-1352
Accepting new patients

Insurance Accepted:
  • Aetna U.S. Healthcare
  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield of WNY Inc
  • CIGNA HealthCare
  • Community Blue (HMO)
  • Community Blue Advantage
  • Coventry
  • Empire
  • Fidelis
  • Independent Health Association (HMO)
  • Independent Health Medisource
  • Lifetime Benefit Solutions / RMSCO
  • Magnacare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MVP Healthcare
  • Nofault
  • North American Administrators
  • Nova
  • Preferred Care
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Tricare
  • TriCare/Champus
  • United Healthcare
  • Univera Health Care (HMO)
  • Veterans Administration
  • WellCare
  • Workers Comp
  • YourCare


Board Certifications:
  • Board Certification, American Board of Pediatrics
  • Board Certification, American Board of Pediatrics, Sub-board in Pediatric Cardiology
Education and Training:
  • Fellowship, Pediatric Cardiology, Tulane University School of Medicine (1996)
  • Residency, Pediatrics, University of Tennessee (1993)
  • Internship, Pediatrics, University of Tennessee (1991)
  • Internship, Pediatrics, American University of Beirut (1990)
  • MD, Medicine, American University of Beirut (1989)
  • MPH, Epidemiology, American University of Beirut (1989)
  • BS, Biology, American University of Beirut (1984)
Awards and Honors:
  • State University of New York: Junior Faculty Development Program - Dean Nomination for Participation (2010)
  • National Institutes of Health Research Training Program: Clinical Research Curriculum Award (CRCA) (2008)
  • Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC): Professional Development Seminar for Early Career Women Faculty - Dean Nomination for Attendance (2008)
  • American Heart Association, Center for Disease Control, and National Association of Chronic Disease Directors: Epidemiology and Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease Seminar - Section Chief of Pediatric Cardiology Nomination for Attendance (1995)
  • Makassed Schools: Best Student (1978-1980)
  • American University of Beirut: Dean's Honor List (1980, 1983, 1984)


Research Profile:

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