David H. Ballard, MD

Assistant Professor of Radiology

Director, 3D Printing Lab

Clinical Expertise:
Abdominal

David H. Ballard, MD, is an assistant professor of radiology in the abdominal imaging section and director of the 3D Printing Lab for Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. An alumnus, Ballard completed both a radiology residency and an abdominal imaging fellowship at MIR, where he was a chief resident. He also completed a T32 research fellowship in the TOP-TIER program. Ballard earned his medical degree from Louisiana State University.

Ballard was the 2017 RSNA Olmsted Editorial Fellow and served as a RadioGraphics subcommittee chair for the RSNA Resident and Fellow Committee. He serves as an associated editor for RadioGraphics, where he leads the trainee editorial board, RG TEAM. Ballard is also an associated editor for 3D Printing in Medicine. With over 100 publications, his research interests include 3D printing in medicine along with broad interests in abdominal and genitourinary CT and MR imaging.

Clinical Interest

Abdominal imaging, emergency radiology, image-guided biopsies, 3D printing

Research Interests

3D printing, abdominal wall, soft tissue infections, body composition, radiology education

Link to Publications

Education History

Fellowship

Abdominal Imaging, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Residency

Diagnostic Radiology (Research Track), Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Medical Degree

Louisiana State University Health School of Medicine

Graduate

McNeese State University

Undergraduate

McNeese State University

Associations

Radiological Society of North America Association of University Radiologists Radiology Research Alliance
American College of Radiology
American Roentgen Ray Society
Society of Abdominal Radiology
Crohn Disease DFP – Disease-Focused Panel, Society of Abdominal Radiology
RSNA 3D Printing Special Interest Group
CPT and Reimbursement Strategies Subcommittee, RSNA 3D Printing Special Interest Group 3D Printing Appropriateness Criteria, Abdominal and Gastrointestinal Conditions, RSNA 3D Printing Special Interest Group Associate Editor, RadioGraphics Associate Editor, 3D Printing in Medicine

Awards

2021 Honored Educator Award, Radiological Society of North America
2021 Distinguished Reviewer, American Journal of Roentgenology
2020 Distinguished Reviewer, American Journal of Roentgenology
2020 Special Distinction Reviewer, RadioGraphics
2019 Distinguished Reviewer, Clinical Imaging
2018 Magna Cum Laude Recognition, RSNA Annual Meeting for Educational Exhibit
2018 Resident Research Grant, RSNA
2017 Research Scholar Program, American College of Radiology (Association of University Radiologists)
2017 Postgraduate Research Award, Alpha Omega Alpha
2017 William W. Olmsted Editorial Fellowship, RSNA
2015 Dr. and Mrs. Adrian F. Reed Memorial Award, Louisiana State University School of Medicine
2015 Louisiana State University School of Medicine Institutional Scholarship
2015 Excellence in Surgery Award for Graduating Student, Department of Surgery, Louisiana State University School of Medicine
2015 John Odita Department of Radiology Outstanding Medical Student Award, Louisiana State University School of Medicine
2015 Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Medical Student, Louisiana State University School of Medicine
2014 Carolyn L. Kuckein Student Research Fellowship, Alpha Omega Alpha
2014 Introduction to Academic Radiology RSNA Travel Scholarship Award