Baptist Heart & Vascular Institute Cardiologist Named Fellow of American College of Cardiology


Dr. Pelbreton Balfour in a white jacket.

Pelbreton C. Balfour, Jr., M.D., M.S., FACC, a cardiologist with the Baptist Heart & Vascular Institute (BHVI), has been named a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. This achievement is based on Dr. Balfour’s training, specialty board certification, scientific and professional accomplishments, and his active participation in a cardiovascular related field.

Dr. Balfour earned his bachelor’s degree from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, and his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He completed an internship and residency at the University of Virginia Health System in Charlottesville, Virginia. Dr. Balfour was fellowship trained in cardiology at Wake Forest University School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and in advanced cardiac imaging at the University of Virginia. He joined BHVI in 2017. 

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