Surgical Specialists of Washington Township

Our Providers

Louis H. Balsama, , DO FACS

Louis H. Balsama DO FACS

Specialty: Bariatric Surgery

Dr. Balsama is a 1999 graduate of the University of Medicine & Dentistry-School of Osteopathic Medicine in Stratford, NJ. He completed his Residency in General Surgery at Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown, PA, in 2005. Board Certified in General Surgery, Dr. Balsama is Acting Chair and Director of the Rowan General Surgery Residency Program and is a member of the American College of Surgeons, the American Osteopathic Association, and the New Jersey Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons. he has been a South Jersey Magazine “Top Doc” numerous times. Dr. Balsama’s areas of special interest include minimally invasive and bariatric (weight loss) surgery. He was the first surgeon in the areas to perform a single-port (SILS) Lap Band and single incision (SILS) Lap Sleeve Gastrostomy. A Boston Marathon qualifier, this avid runner has taken part in the charitable “Walk From Obesity” Event, which promotes exercise for overweight people.

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