Megan E Ballard, M.D.

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  • Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Languages: English, French


Dysphagia, Ear infections, Pediatric Airway Disorders, Pediatric Hearing Loss, Pediatric Otolaryngology, Salivary Gland Disorders, Sinus Problems, Vascular Malformations more

Research Interests

Pediatric ENT Health Disparities; Patient Safety and Quality Improvement; Hearing Loss and Hearing Outcomes more

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Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center (now called Levi Watkins, Jr., M.D., Outpatient Center)

Appointment Phone: 443-997-6467
601 N. Caroline St.
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

Johns Hopkins Medicine - Green Spring Station

Appointment Phone: 443-997-6467
10803 Falls Road
Pavilion III, Suite 2300
Lutherville, MD 21093 map
Phone: 410-616-7300 | Fax: 410-367-2244


Megan Ballard is a pediatrician and fellowship trained pediatric otolaryngologist. She specializes in airway, swallowing and voice disorders, congenital neck masses, sinus disease, thyroid disorders, obstructive sleep apnea, vascular anomalies, ear surgery, hearing loss and cochlear implants. She treats infants, children and adolescents with all facets of pediatric ear, nose and throat (ENT) issues. 

Dr. Ballard obtained her medical degree from the Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta. She completed a residency in otolaryngology at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami and a residency in pediatrics at New York University Langone. She also obtained fellowship training in pediatric otolaryngology at Children’s Hospital Colorado.

Her research interests include pediatric ENT health disparities, patient safety and quality improvement, hearing loss and hearing outcomes. more


  • Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Departments / Divisions



  • MD; Morehouse School of Medicine (2013)


  • Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery; Jackson Memorial Hospital (2021)
  • Pediatrics; NYU Langone Medical Center (2016)


  • Pediatric Otolaryngology; Children's Hospital Colorado (2022)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery) (2022)
  • American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics - General) (2016)

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