Hubert O. Ballard, MD

Practice areas

  • Neonatology

Practice areas

  • Neonatology

Clinical interests

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

Hubert O. Ballard, MD

Biography

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

Education

Degree
University of Kentucky, College of Medicine, Lexington

Residency
University of Kentucky, Lexington

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

Neonatology

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Lexington KY 40536-0293

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  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. PMID: 22244394.
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  2. Hayes D, Kukreja J, Tobias JD, Ballard HO, Hoopes CW. Ambulatory venovenous extracorporeal respiratory support as a bridge for cystic fibrosis patients to emergent lung transplantation. J Cyst Fibros. 2012 Jan; 11(1):40-5. PMID: 22035707.
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  3. Bernard PA, Ballard H, Schneider D. Current approaches to pediatric heart catheterizations. Pediatr Rep. 2011 Jun 30; 3(3):e23. PMID: 22053267.
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  4. 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. PMID: 21336467.
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  5. Ballard HO, Shook LA, Iocono J, Bernard P, Hayes D. Parents' understanding and recall of informed consent information for neonatal research. IRB. 2011 May-Jun; 33(3):12-9. PMID: 21736138.
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  6. 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. PMID: 20963840.
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  7. Meadows JT, Shook L, Ballard HO, Bernard P. Acyclovir use in sick infants. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2010 Jul; 26(7):495-8. PMID: 20577136.
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  8. 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. PMID: 20512569.
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  9. Hayes D, Anstead MI, Warner RT, Kuhn RJ, Ballard HO. Inhaled morphine for palliation of dyspnea in end-stage cystic fibrosis. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2010 May 1; 67(9):737-40. PMID: 20410549.
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  10. Hayes D, Roessler-Henderson KM, Davenport SM, Collins PB, Ballard HO. Dyspnea in a lung transplant recipient. Respir Care. 2010 May; 55(5):626-9. PMID: 20420735.
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  11. Hayes D, Kriss VM, Iocono JA, Dixon BJ, Collins PB, Ballard HO. Varicose bronchiectasis and bronchopulmonary dysplasia. Respir Care. 2009 Nov; 54(11):1493-5. PMID: 19863834.
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  12. Hayes D, Feola DJ, Murphy BS, Shook LA, Ballard HO. Pathogenesis of bronchopulmonary dysplasia. Respiration. 2010; 79(5):425-36. PMID: 19786727.
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  13. Hayes D, Iocono JA, Bennett JS, Lachman DC, Ballard HO. Epistaxis due to Wegener's granulomatosis in a pediatric patient. Am J Otolaryngol. 2010 Sep-Oct; 31(5):368-71. PMID: 20015782.
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  14. Ballard HO, Shook LA, Iocono J, Turner MD, Marino S, Bernard PA. Novel animal model for teaching chest tube placement. J Ky Med Assoc. 2009 Jun; 107(6):219-21. PMID: 19585942.
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  15. Bernard PA, Makin CE, Hongying D, Ballard HO. Variability of ASA physical status class assignment among pediatric sedation practitioners. Int J Adolesc Med Health. 2009 Apr-Jun; 21(2):213-20. PMID: 19702201.
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  16. Hayes D, Meyer KC, Ballard HO. Revisiting an old therapy for tuberculosis. Respir Care. 2009 Apr; 54(4):542-3. PMID: 19327191.
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  17. Ballard HO, Shook L, Lain KY, Burns L, Crombleholme TM. An embolic complication in a donor twin with severe twin-twin transfusion syndrome after fetoscopic intervention. J Perinatol. 2009 Mar; 29(3):250-1. PMID: 19240730.
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  18. Hayes D, Ballard HO. Saber-sheath trachea in a patient with bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome after lung transplantation. Chron Respir Dis. 2009; 6(1):49-52. PMID: 19176714.
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  19. White J, Guerin T, Swanson H, Post S, Zhu H, Gong M, Liu J, Everson WV, Li XA, Graf GA, Ballard HO, Ross SA, Smart EJ. Diabetic HDL-associated myristic acid inhibits acetylcholine-induced nitric oxide generation by preventing the association of endothelial nitric oxide synthase with calmodulin. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2008 Jan; 294(1):C295-305. PMID: 17977947.
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  20. Ballard HO, Bernard P, Qualls J, Everson W, Shook LA. Azithromycin protects against hyperoxic lung injury in neonatal rats. J Investig Med. 2007 Sep; 55(6):299-305. PMID: 17963679.
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  21. Ballard HO, Anstead MI, Shook LA. Azithromycin in the extremely low birth weight infant for the prevention of bronchopulmonary dysplasia: a pilot study. Respir Res. 2007; 8:41. PMID: 17550598.
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  22. Ballard HO, Shook LA, Desai NS, Anand KJ. Neonatal research and the validity of informed consent obtained in the perinatal period. J Perinatol. 2004 Jul; 24(7):409-15. PMID: 15152271.
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  23. Auerbach M, Chaudhry M, Goldman H, Ballard H. Value of methylprednisolone in prevention of the arthralgia-myalgia syndrome associated with the total dose infusion of iron dextran: a double blind randomized trial. J Lab Clin Med. 1998 Mar; 131(3):257-60. PMID: 9523850.
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