Ronald A Ford, MD

Ford Ronald A
Specialties
Pediatric Hospitalist
Gender
Male

Primary Office
3501 Johnson Street #4440
Division of Inpatient Medicine, Pediatrics
Hollywood, FL 33021
Phone
954-265-6301
Fax:
954-985-1434
Alternate Location
1117 E Hallandale Beach Blvd
Administrative Office
Hallandale Beach, FL 33009
Phone
954-454-5131
Fax:
954-266-4006

Meet the Physician

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.

Hospital Affiliation

Research

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

Education

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

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