Ronald Ford, MD

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Specialties
Pediatric Hospitalist
Primary Office
Address 3501 Johnson Street
Division of IP Med, Pediatrics
Hollywood, FL 33021
Primary Office
Address 3501 Johnson Street
Division of IP Med, Pediatrics
Hollywood, FL 33021
Alternate Location
Address 1117 E Hallandale Beach Boulevard
Administrative Office
Hallandale Beach, FL 33009

About Me

Medical Director, Hospitalist Program
Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital

Dr. Ronald Ford is a board-certified pediatrician. He earned his medical degree from Wake Forest University School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, in 1992. He completed his residency at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston in 1995.

Education

Education
  • Wake Forest University, 1992
Residencies
  • Medical University of South Carolina, 1995, Pediatrics
Certifications
American Board of Pediatrics-Pediatric Hospital Medicine
American Board of Pediatrics-Pediatrics

Hospital Affiliation

Achievements

Awards

Professional organizations

  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Section on Hospital Medicine, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Section on Bioethics, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (APSAC)
  • Society of Hospital Medicine

Presentations

  • “Introduction to Ethics in Hospital Practice”
  • “Acute Pain Management Strategies in Inpatient Pediatrics”
  • “Procedural Sedation for the Pediatric Hospitalist”
  • “Introduction to Pediatric Palliative Care”
  • “Enterovirus Infections”
  • “Acute Gastroenteritis in Children”
  • “Abusive Head Trauma”
  • “Sexual Abuse in Children”
  • “Fractures, Burns and Bruises: Interpreting Findings in Child Abuse”

Research

  • “Parent and Physician Perceptions Regarding Preventability of Pediatric Readmissions to a Children’s Hospital,” 2014

Current/active appointments

  • Medical Director, Hospitalist Program, Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital

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