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Shana Ballow, MD

General Surgeon

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  • Bio & Insurance Information

    Dr. Shana Ballow is a renowned general surgeon in Pasadena, California. She received her medical diploma and the title “ doctor of osteopathy” from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences in 2006. Prior to that, she was granted the B.S. title in physiology and minor in exercise and health by the University of California, Santa Barbara. After getting her medical degree, she did an internship in general surgery at the University of California, San Francisco, Fresno. Dr. Ballow completed her medical education with a residency in general surgery and a fellowship in surgical critical care in 2012, both at UCSF – Fresno. She is certified by the American Board in surgery and surgical critical care. Her subspecialties are general surgery and trauma surgery. This doctor works at Huntington Memorial Hospital and UCSF Fresno Medical Education & Research. She was awarded the honor ACS Fellow. She has published 3 articles in collaboration with other doctors. She is a member of the American College of Surgeons.

  • Education & Training


    Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences

    Medical School


    UCSF - Fresno



    UCSF - Fresno


  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Surgery

  • Hospital & Practice

    Huntington Hospital

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (626) 397-5000

    100 W California Blvd

    Pasadena, California 91105

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  • Publications & Memberships

    Dr. Shana Ballow has contributed to 3 publications.

    Isolated free fluid on abdominal computed tomography in blunt trauma: watch and wait or operate?

    Gonser-Hafertepen, L. N.,Davis, J. W.,Bilello, J. F.,Ballow, S. L.,Sue, L. P.,Cagle, K. M.,Venugopal, C.,Hafertepen, S. C.,Kaups, K. L.; J. Am. Coll. Surg.. 2014 Aug 16.

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    A standardized rapid sequence intubation protocol facilitates airway management in critically injured patients.

    Ballow, S. L., Kaups, K. L., Anderson, S., Chang, M.; J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2012 Dec.

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    Hospital-based disaster preparedness for pediatric patients: how to design a realistic set of drill victims.

    Ballow, S.,Behar, S.,Claudius, I.,Stevenson, K.,Neches, R.,Upperman, J. S.; Am J Disaster Med. 2008 Aug 01.

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