13426-Ballinger, Susan

Susan H. Ballinger, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

CL 200
Indianapolis, IN
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Dr. Ballinger is an experienced clinician and educator whose research interests include education of patients and their families, all levels of medical education, and faculty development. Following medical school at Rutgers University - New Jersey Medical School, she trained in pediatrics and pediatric rheumatology at Baylor College of Medicine  - Texas Children's Hospital with research fellowship at Washington University in St. Louis. She has delivered state of the art care to children with rheumatic disease for over 20 years. She is chief of clinical operations in Pediatric Rheumatology at Riley Hospital.


Titles & Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Clinical Director, Section of Pediatric Rheumatology
  • Service Line Leader, Section of Pediatric Rheumatology
  • Education
    1994 Fellowship Washington University School of Medicine
    1992 Fellowship Baylor College of Medicine
    1991 Residency Baylor College of Medicine
    1988 MD University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
    1984 BA Washington University
  • Professional Organizations
    American Academy of Pediatrics
    American College of Rheumatology
    Association of Standardized Patient Educators
    Childhood Arthritis & Rheumatology Research Alliance
    Pediatric Rheumatology Collaborative Study Group
  • Board Certifications
    American Board of Pediatrics - SB in Rheumatology
    American Board of Pediatrics
    National Board of Medical Examiners
  • Clinical Interests

    Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis; Systemic Lupus Erythematosus; Auto inflammatory Conditions; Childhood Vasculitis; Childhood Scleroderma; Juvenile Dermatomyositis; Periodic Fever Syndromes


    Riley Hospital for Children
    705 Riley Hospital Drive
    Riley Outpatient Center, MSA 3
    Indianapolis, IN 46202

    South Bend Clinic
    211 N Eddy Street
    South Bend, IN 46617

  • Awards
    Desc: Trustee Teaching Award
    Scope: University
    Date: 2004-05-01
    Org: Indiana University, SOM
    Desc: Indiana University Teaching Excellence Recognition Award
    Scope: School
    Date: 2000-01-01

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