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Sophie J. Balk, MD

Contact Information

P: 718.405.8040 F: 718.405.8091

Primary Location

Montefiore Medical Group-Comprehensive Family Care Center (CFCC)1621 Eastchester RoadBronx, NY 10461-2604
  • Specialties & Focus

    Specialties

    • Pediatrics
    Clinical Focus
    • Dr. Balk focuses on general pediatrics, pediatric environmental health, pediatric tobacco issues and skin cancer prevention.
    Research Focus
    • Dr. Balk concentrates her research on pediatric environmental health, pediatric tobacco issues and skin cancer prevention.
  • Education & Training

    Training

    Residency Program

    Montefiore Medical Center

  • Biography

    Personal Biography

    Sophie J. Balk, MD, is an Attending Pediatrician at Children’s Hospital at Montefiore and Professor of Pediatrics at our Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Balk’s clinical focus is on general pediatrics, as well as pediatric environmental health.

    In 1969, Dr. Balk received her Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology at Cornell University. She then attended Albert Einstein College of Medicine and received her Doctor of Medicine in 1974. Dr. Balk’s postgraduate training, which began in 1974 and ended in 1977, was done at Montefiore. During this time, she completed an internship and residency in Pediatrics.

    Expanding from her clinical focus, Dr. Balk’s research and educational efforts primarily focus on pediatric environmental health. Her work has been shared at many invited presentations, lectures and meetings, and has also been published in a number of books and peer-reviewed journals. She is Associate Editor of Pediatric Environmental Health, a book published by the American Academy of Pediatrics.

    Dr. Balk was inducted into the Leo M. Davidoff Society in 2015 by Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She is a member of professional societies including the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Academic Pediatric Association. She is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics.

  • Locations

    Primary Location

    Montefiore Medical Group-Comprehensive Family Care Center (CFCC)

    1621 Eastchester RoadBronx, NY 10461-2604

    P: 718.405.8040 F: 718.405.8091


    Additional Locations

    The Children's Hospital at Montefiore
    3415 Bainbridge AvenueBronx, NY 10467-2403 P: 718.741.2450 Additional Details
    Montefiore Weiler Hospital
    1825 Eastchester RoadBronx, NY 10461-2301 P: 718.405.8090 Additional Details
    Montefiore Medical Center
    111 East 210th StreetBronx, NY 10467-2401 P: 718.920.4321 Additional Details
    COMPREHENSIVE FAMILY CARE CENTER MG PEDIATRICS
    1621 Eastchester RoadBronx, NY 10461-2604 Additional Details
    CHAM 5 PRACTICE LINCS
    3415 Bainbridge Avenue, 5th FloorBRONX, NY 10467-2403 Additional Details
    HUTCH II PEDIATRIC LINCS PROGRAM
    1250 Waters PlaceBronx, NY 10461 Additional Details
    CHAM 4 PRACTICE LINCS
    3415 Bainbridge AveBronx, NY 10467-2403 Additional Details