Ronald Ford, MD

Ford, Ronald
Pediatric Hospitalist
Primary Office
Address 1005 Joe DiMaggio Drive
Hollywood, FL 33021
Phone: 954-265-0407

About Me

Chief Medical Officer, 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.


  • Wake Forest University, 1992
  • Medical University of South Carolina, 1995, Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics-Pediatric Hospital Medicine
American Board of Pediatrics-Pediatrics

Hospital Affiliation



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


  • “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”


  • “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

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