Balázs completed his veterinary degree, small animal internal medicine internship and clinical instructorship at the University of Veterinary Medicine, Budapest, Hungary. He was a Fulbright scholar at the University of Missouri-Columbia and completed his residency training at Kansas State University. After, he has joined the Royal Veterinary College where he is currently an associate professor in clinical pathology. He is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Pathology, head of clinical pathology and deputy head of pathology at the RVC, and is responsible for both the clinical diagnostic service and the residency training programme. He is also active in undergraduate, and continuing education.