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Rachel R. Ballard, MD

Rachel R. Ballard, MD

Attending Physician, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Language: English

Appointments & Referrals

1.800.543.7362 (1.800.KIDS DOC)

About Me

Dr. Ballard is a child psychiatrist who treats children and adolescents with anxiety, depression, ADHD, and other problems related to mood and behavior. She also works with pediatricians, helping them treat their own patients who have anxiety, depression and ADHD.

Clinical Interests: ​Anxiety disorders, early childhood mental health, adolescent mental health, mental health and chronic illness, health care integration

Education & Training

Education: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, 2017 (MA); University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, 1997 (MD); University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, 1993 (MA); Brown University, Providence, RI, 1986 (ScB)

Postgraduate Training: Fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, 2005-2007; Residency in general psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, 2003-2005; Residency in pediatrics, Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, DC, 1997-2000

Board Certifications: Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Professional Organizations: American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; American Academy of Pediatrics; American Psychiatric Association

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