Roberta Ballard, MD


Professor of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Neonatology
University of California, San Francisco
Professor of Pediatrics and Obstetrics and Gynecology, Emeritus
University of Pennsylvania
Phone: 415-514-8139
E-Mail: [email protected]

Box 0560
550 16th St., San Francisco, CA 94158

Assistant: Karin Knowles, [email protected], 415-514-8139

Dr. Ballard has devoted her career to research in the diseases of the newborn. She is currently Principal Investigator, along with Dr. Dennis Black of the SFCC, for a multi-center trial (TOLSURF) pioneering treatment for BPD (bronchopulmonary dysplasia) for extremely low birth weight infants.


Research Interests

  • Treatment and prevention of chronic lung disease (CLD) in premature infants

Selected Publications

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