Dr. Balta is board-certified in psychiatry and addiction medicine. He is also psychoanalyst certified by the Manhattan's William Alanson White Institute. Throughout the years he has worked in different settings including inpatient psychiatry, addiction rehabilitation, administration and grants development.
He believes that there must be an initial phase of proactive psycho-pharmaco-therapy trials to find the best individualized medications. There are always psychological roots to a person's sufferings-symptoms and the goal is to learn the connection of the past to present symptoms, and work toward overcoming and having a balanced functional life.
Dr. Balta received his medical degree from Cayetano Heredia University in Lima, Peru and he did his training in Internal Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri and psychiatric training at the Albert Einstein Program, in the Bronx Psychiatric Center. Dr. Balta has also held administrative medical directorship positions in New York and in Florida.
Dr. Balta provides psychiatric and psychodynamic treatment of adults 18 years and older. He provides holistic, integrated medical and psychotherapy interventions to alleviate and overcome sufferings-symptoms. His treatments are individualized, measured, psychopharmacological interventions that ideally are not indefinite.