Medical School
University of Jordan

University of Iowa

Musculoskeletal Imaging
University of Iowa

Board Certification
American Board of Radiology 


Dr. Balawi he received his Medical Degree from the University of Jordan in Amman, Jordan. In 2005, he completed an internal medicine internship at King Hussein Cancer Center in Amman followed by a second internship at University of California, Irvine in 2006.  Dr. Balawi continued his medical career at the University of Iowa, completing his Diagnostic Radiology residency in 2013. In 2014, he concluded a Musculoskeletal Imaging fellowship.  

Dr. Balawi has participated in many research projects and co-authored numerous publications. Prior to joining Desert Radiology, Dr. Balawi served as a Radiologist and Shareholder at South Sound Radiology in Olympia, Washington.

Dr. Balawi joined Desert Radiology in 2019, as a teleradiologist.

Professional Associations

  • Radiological Society of North America
  • American College of Radiology
  • Washington State Radiological Society