Faculty Profile

Joseph Balsamo, MD


Dr. Balsamo has attained many reputable achievements throughout his medical career. This includes his current position as a Partner at the West Haven Medical Group where he brings the full range of medical care in both ambulatory and hospital, sub-acute and long-term settings. He is also currently a Medical Director at the Branford Hills Rehabilitation Center and a Medical Student Preceptor at Quinnipiac University. He was also given the award of “Outstanding Ambulatory Care Teacher” from 2009-2010 by the Hospital of Saint Raphael due to his prestigious background in medical training. He has also received a wide range of certificates. This includes his board certification in Internal Medicine, which he attained in 1990 and still holds to this day. Additionally, he also served as a Clinical Instructor for both Downstate University and Yale University. He has also taught students while working at the Netter School of Medicine as an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine.