Position: Full Time Practice
Practice Locations: Albuquerque
Joined NMOHC: 2022
Medical School: State University of New York at Buffalo 1999, admitted to Alpha Omega Alpha
Residency: General Surgery, UNM Health Sciences, 2004
Fellowship: Minimally Invasive and Gastroenterology Surgery, University of North Carolina 2006.
Board Certification: Internal Medicine, Oncology
Special Interests: Dr. Balduf has an interest in minimally invasive foregut surgery, including the surgical treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease, achalasia, and repair of paraesophageal hernias. She treats diseases of the gallbladder, small bowel, and large intestine, as well as other types of hernias. Dr. Balduf also performs robotic assisted surgeries with the daVinci Surgical System. Click on the "Minimally Invasive..." page link below for more information.
Personal Comment: After completing a fellowship, Dr. Balduf returned to the Land of Enchantment to begin practicing. She recently joined NMCC as a general surgeon, treating both benign and malignant conditions. In her free time, Dr. Balduf enjoys spending time outdoors, toiling in her garden and going on hikes with her family. She is still seeking to grow the perfect tomato.