Elie Balesh MD | MedSchoolCoach

Elie Balesh MD

Elie Balesh, MedschoolCoach Tutor
Dr. Balesh has formerly served as an alumni interviewer for the Harvard College Admissions Committee, and he has several years’ experience with college, medical school, and residency admissions consulting

Coach's bio

Dr. Balesh graduated cum laude with departmental high honors in field from Harvard University in 2007 with an A.B. degree in Biochemical Sciences with a concentration in Biological Engineering. He then went on to receive his M.D. degree from Yale University in 2011, where he was awarded the Perkins Prize for receiving the highest score on the USMLE Step 1. Dr. Balesh is currently completing his residency in diagnostic and interventional radiology at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He has formerly served as an alumni interviewer for the Harvard College Admissions Committee, and he has several years’ experience with college, medical school, and residency admissions consulting. He also has several years’ experience with private tutoring for the MCAT and USMLE Steps 1, 2, and 3. Dr. Balesh is featured in a chapter of the book Honors Medical Students: Becoming America’s Best and Brightest.

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EDUCATION

Undergraduate:
AB- Harvard University
Medical School:
MD- Yale University
Residency:
MGH/Harvard Medical School

SPECIALITY

Interventional Radiology

FUN FACT

Dr. Balesh is featured in a chapter of the book Honors Medical Students: Becoming America’s Best and Brightest.

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