With 18 years of experience, Dr. Balalaa has leadership experience in education and clinical practice and is actively involved in teaching, course designing and researching in her field with distinguished publications and a series of conference organizations. Her clinical practice primarily focuses on the comprehensive, compassionate care of women with breast disease, breast cancer and oncoplastic surgery. As an oncoplastic breast surgeon, she performs oncoplastic breast surgery, mastectomies and all types of breast preservation procedures.
Dr. Balalaa is a Lead Physician for Breast Cancer campaigns and regularly participates in Breast Cancer Awareness Workshops and activities.
As a member of several multidisciplinary hospital practice subcommittees, Dr. Balalaa holds an Executive Master’s degree in Healthcare Administration (EMHCA) from Zayed University in Partnership with the University of Houston, Clear Lake and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, UAE. She is a core faculty member in the General Surgery Integrated Residency Program and an adjunct Clinical Assistant professor in the department of General Surgery, College of Medicine at Gulf Medical University in Ajman and Khalifa University in Abu Dhabi.