Hubert O. Ballard, MD

Practice areas

  • Neonatology

Practice areas

  • Neonatology

Clinical interests

  • Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
  • Neonatology
  • Pediatrics

Hubert O. Ballard, MD


My name is Hubert Ballard; I received my medical degree from the University of Kentucky, College of Medicine, Lexington. I am board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine.

Faculty rank

Associate Professor of Pediatrics


University of Kentucky, College of Medicine, Lexington

University of Kentucky, Lexington

Certifications or Special training
American Board of Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine


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Recent Publications

(Five most recent publications from PubMed via an automated list based on the provider’s ID and the University of Kentucky.)
  1. Skinner SC, Iocono JA, Ballard HO, Turner MD, Ward AN, Davenport DL, Paden ML, Zwischenberger JB.
    Improved survival in venovenous vs venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for pediatric noncardiac sepsis patients: a study of the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization registry.
    J Pediatr Surg. 2012 Jan;47(1):63-7.
  2. Hayes D, Meadows JT, Murphy BS, Feola DJ, Shook LA, Ballard HO.
    Pulmonary function outcomes in bronchopulmonary dysplasia through childhood and into adulthood: implications for primary care.
    Prim Care Respir J. 2011 Jun;20(2):128-33.
  3. Ballard HO, Shook LA, Iocono J, Bernard P, Hayes D.
    Parents' understanding and recall of informed consent information for neonatal research.
    IRB. 33(3):12-9.
  4. Ballard HO, Shook LA, Bernard P, Anstead MI, Kuhn R, Whitehead V, Grider D, Crawford TN, Hayes D.
    Use of azithromycin for the prevention of bronchopulmonary dysplasia in preterm infants: a randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled trial.
    Pediatr Pulmonol. 2011 Feb;46(2):111-8.
  5. Kakavand B, Ballard HO, Disessa TG.
    Frequent ventricular premature beats in children with a structurally normal heart: a cause for reversible left ventricular dysfunction?
    Pediatr Cardiol. 2010 Oct;31(7):986-90.

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