Balázs graduated from the University of Veterinary Medicine, Budapest, Hungary where he also completed an internship in small animal internal medicine and stayed on as a clinical instructor in the Department of Internal Medicine. He was a Fulbright scholar at the University of Missouri-Columbia. After, he completed his residency at Kansas State University. He has joined the Royal Veterinary College in 2006. He is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Pathology and is responsible for the clinical service and the residency training programme at the RVC. He is active in undergraduate, and continuing education.