Dr. Pamela H. Ballard, MD

Dr. Pamela H. Ballard, MD

Languages: English
Fax: (202) 291-8147

Contact this Provider:

  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Conditions I Treat
  • arthralgia
  • arthritis
  • back muscle injury
  • back pain
  • carpal tunnel syndrome
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Procedures I Perform
  • balance rehabilitation
  • botox for spasticity
  • gait analysis
  • joint injection
  • multiple sclerosis rehabilitation
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About the Provider

Attending, Spinal Cord Injury and Disease Program.

Selected by area physicians as a 'Top Doctor' in Washingtonian Magazine.

Pamela Ballard, MD, is a board certified Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation specialist. She is the Medical Director of the Spinal Cord Program and chair, Credentials and Professional Standards Committee at MedStar NRH. As director of the Spasticity Clinic, she has expertise in spasticity management including pharmacologic management, botulinum injections and baclofen pump. She is Co-Director of the Male SCI Fertility Program and has special interests in neuromuscular, musculoskeletal and trauma rehabilitation.

She is a fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, a diplomate of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and certified by the American Association of Electrodiagnostic Medicine.

Before coming to MedStar NRH she was Director, Inpatient Rehabilitation Consultation Service at the MedStar Washington Hospital Center and medical consultant to the Outpatient Head Injury Program at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore. She is a graduate of the Howard University, School of Medicine and completed her residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Sinai Hospital/Johns Hopkins Hospital. She completed her undergraduate studies at Howard University, graduating Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in physical therapy. She worked as a registered physical therapist prior to her medical career.

  • Residency Program: Johns Hopkins Hospital (1990)
  • Residency Program: Sinai Hospital of Baltimore (1990)
  • Internship Program: Howard University Hospital (1987)
  • Medical School: Howard University College of Medicine (1986)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

Practice Locations
Member of Medical Staff
  • MedStar Washington Hospital Center
  • MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital