Joshua Balog, MD

Joshua Balog, MD

  • Cardiac Electrophysiology

Taking care of patients is a privilege and I strive to make every patient feel better.  I tailor each treatment for each patient, using state-of-the-art techniques and my expertise to arrive at the best outcomes.

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Related Practices

  • Heart and Vascular Associates of Northern Jersey

Specialties, Procedures &
Conditions Treated

Primary Areas of Practice

  • Cardiac Electrophysiology

Other Areas of Practice

  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Cardio-Oncology
  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Preventive Cardiology
  • Women and Heart Disease

Procedures

  • 24-Hour Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Ambulatory Telemetry Monitoring
  • Arrhythmia Management
  • Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
  • Cardioversion
  • Coronary Calcium Score
  • Coronary CT Angiography
  • Cryoablation
  • Defibrillator Implantation
  • Echocardiography
  • Exercise Stress Testing
  • Holter/Ambulatory Monitoring
  • ICD Placement
  • Pacemaker Follow-Up
  • Pacemaker Implantation
  • Pharmacological Stress Testing
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Tilt Table Test
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)
  • Watchman® Implant

Conditions Treated

  • Angina
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Heart Attack (Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Block
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart Valve Disease
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Palpitations
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope (Fainting)
  • Tachycardia
  • Ventricular Tachycardia

Locations &
Appointments

Locations

  • Heart and Vascular Associates NJ

    22-18 Broadway Suite 201 Fair Lawn, NJ 07410

    Main: 201-475-5050
    Fax: 201-475-5522

  • Heart and Vascular Associates NJ

    2 Brighton Road Clifton, NJ 07012

    Main: 862-249-4904
    Fax: 862-249-4903

  • Heart and Vascular Associates NJ

    637 Route 23 South Suite 100 Pompton Plains, NJ 07444

    Main: 862-666-9210
    Fax: 862-666-9215

  • Heart and Vascular Associates NJ

    70 Hilltop Road Suite 3001 Ramsey, NJ 07446

    Main: 201-934-0043
    Fax: 201-934-6217

Insurance

Insurances Accepted

Below is a list of the insurance plans that your provider participates in. It is very important that you contact your insurance company prior to receiving services or care. Each health insurance plan is different and some provide different levels of coverage: only your health insurance plan can provide complete information regarding your coverage and potential out-of-pocket costs.

AmeriHealth

  • AmeriHealth Administrator
  • AmeriHealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • Value Network (Exchange Plan)

Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

  • Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

Horizon BCBS

  • Federal Employee Program
  • Horizon BCBS EPO
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS Medicare Managed Care
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • NJ Carpenters Fund
  • OMNIA Tier 1
  • Traditional

Medicaid

  • Medicaid NJ

Medicare

  • Medicare NJ

TRICARE North Region

  • CHAMPVA
  • DVA

UMR

  • UMR

UnitedHealthcare

  • AARP
  • Commercial and Marketplace
  • Compass Benefit (Exchange)
  • Medica
  • River Valley
  • UnitedHealthcare EPO
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare POS
  • UnitedHealthcare PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare StudentResources

Wellcare

  • Wellcare Medicaid Managed Care
  • Wellcare Medicare Managed Care

About

About Joshua Balog

Dr. Balog is board certified in cardiovascular disease, clinical cardiac electrophysiology and internal medicine, with additional certification in nuclear cardiology. His primary clinical interest is heart rhythm disorders, including atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, syncope, and supraventricular and ventricular tachycardia. He has expertise in cardiac resynchronization therapy, radiofrequency catheter ablation and hybrid ablation procedures, pacemaker and ICD implants, and left atrial appendage closure procedures. Dr. Balog received his MD from Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He did an internal medicine residency at the Boston University School of Medicine and a cardiovascular medicine fellowship at North Shore-LIJ Health System, followed by a clinical cardiac electrophysiology fellowship at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, in Philadelphia. He is a fellow of the Heart Rhythm Society. In addition to English, he is conversant in Spanish.

Honors & Awards

  • Fellow, Heart Rhythm Society
  • 2018-2015: Jersey Choice Top Doctor, New Jersey Monthly

Teaching Positions

  • 2016-present: Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine

Professional Memberships

  • Heart Rhythm Society
  • American College of Cardiology
  • American Medical Association

Education &
Training

Education & Degrees

  • MD: Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Residency

  • Boston University School of Medicine

Fellowship

  • North Shore LIJ Health System, Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Internal Medicine

Publications

Publications

  • Balog J, An Unusual Short RP Tachycardia: What is the Mechanism?, Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, 28(6):727-728, 2017.
  • Frisch D, Kenia A, Wallinsky P, Balog J, Managed Ventricular Pacing Facilitating Atrioventricular Nodal Reentry, Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology, 37(11):1568–1571, 2014.
  • Schulze PC, Biolo A, Gopal D, Shahzad K, Balog J, Fish M, Siwik D, Colucci WS, Dynamics in insulin resistance and plasma levels of adipokines in patients with acute decompensated and chronic stable heart failure, Journal of Cardiac Failure, 17(12):1004-1011.
  • Balog J, Frisch D, Whellan D, Ho R, Alternating Short and Long RP Tachycardias- What are the Mechanisms? Heart Rhythm, 7(12):1907-9, 2010.
  • Biolo A, Fisch M, Balog J, Chao T, Schulze PC, Ooi H, Siwik D and Colucci WS, Episodes of Acute Heart Failure Syndrome are Associated with Increased Levels of Troponin and Extracellular Matrix Markers, Circulation: Heart Failure, 3:44-50, 2010.
  • Petrylak D, Macarthur R, O’Connor J, Shelton G, Judge T, Balog J, Pfaff C, Bagiella E, Heitjan D, Fine R, Zuech N, Sawczuk I, Benson M and Olsson C, Phase I Trial of Docetaxel with Estramustine in Androgen-Independent Prostate Cancer, Journal of Clinical Oncology, 17:958-967, 1999.