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Erika Balassiano, MD, FACOG

“Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness” Seneca

Dr. Erika Balassiano is a Obstetrician-gynecologist (OB/GYN) located in Mountain View, California. She went to college at the Federal Fluminense University, Rio de Janeiro/ Brazil, and completed her residency training in Staten Island University Hospital, NY. She then completed her fellowship in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery department at Stanford University. Today, she practices at El Camino Women’s Medical Group serving the community, as she has for the past 11 years.

Emphasizing a good patient-doctor relationship, Dr. Erika Balassiano values addressing patient concerns, and brings a more personal experience to patient care. By specializing in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, she focused on trying to improve patient recovery and decrease scar formation. Further underlining her mission to encourage strong patient-doctor interactions, Dr. Erika Balassiano is also fluent in Spanish, Portuguese and Spanish.

Her mission stems from her enjoyment of listening to patient problems, and the fact that as a OB/GYN she is with a patient throughout their life. Therefore, more than anything, she values the trust and bond the doctors and patients develop.

Specialty

OBGYN

Primary Physician

Yes

Education

Medical School

Federal Fluminense University (UFF)

Sub-internships

University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Departments of Maternal Fetal Medicine and Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility

Yale University School of Medicine
Department of Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility

Residency

Staten Island University Hospital, Department of OB/GYN

Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship

Stanford University Medical Center, Coordinated by the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists

Professional Membership

Minimally Invasive Surgery Clinic

Dr. Erika Balassiano completed her fellowship in Minimally Invasive Surgery at Stanford University under the mentorship of world-renowned Dr. Camran Nezhat.   She brings her skills in laparoscopy, robotic surgery, CO2 laser and other minimally invasive techniques to El Camino Women’s Medical Group and joins Dr. Teng in providing world class surgical options to our patients.

Research

Supported by the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq)

  • Worked on average 20 hours per week, through High School and Medical School.
  • Developed research plans in the Pathology Lab, and carried them out through publication.
  • Attended weekly group meetings, seminars, and congresses.

Languages

English, Spanish, Portuguese

Location

2500 Hospital Drive Bldg 8A
Mountain View, CA 94040


California law requires disclosure of the following information:

  • Name:  Erika Balassiano, CA A124829
  • Highest level of academic degree: Medical Doctor (MD)
  • Board certification: BOARD CERTIFIED (American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology)
  • Hospital affiliations:  El Camino Hospital, Mountain View, California