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Nina Balsamo

LCSW MS

Social worker
Avid reader and oil painting enthusiast

  • (415) 353-2421
  • (415) 353-2421

About me

Nina Balsamo is a social worker who counsels patients receiving bone marrow transplants. She helps patients cope with their diagnoses, and she advocates for their access to health insurance, disability benefits and other resources.

Balsamo earned a master's degree in social service, as well as a master of law and social policy degree, from the Bryn Mawr College Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research.

  • Education

    Bryn Mawr College Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research, MS, Law and Social Policy, 2008

    Bryn Mawr College Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research, MS, Social Service, 2008

It is an honor to be present for patients and their families in times of medical and emotional crisis, and I strive to be their fierce advocate.

Hematology and Blood and Marrow Transplant

400 Parnassus Ave., Fourth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143

Please check with your health insurance plan regarding coverage for this type of care. Not all providers at UCSF are covered by every insurance plan.

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