Dr. Ballas specializes in all areas of Obstetric and Gynecologic practice with special emphasis on minimally invasive surgery and pelvic reconstruction and Urogynecology. Dr. Ballas is a DaVinci trained robotic surgeon as well as proctor for other physicians interested in learning this technology. He has performed over 200 robotic procedures to date, performed the first robotic hysterectomy at Carroll Hospital Center as well as the first single site robotic hysterectomy at CHC.
He earned his medical degree from the Autonomous University of Guadalajara School of Medicine, his Fifth Pathway internship at the University of Maryland school of medicine, and completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Maryland General Hospital. Dr. Ballas is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and is a fellow of the Americal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. He is also a member of the American Urogynecologic Society and the American College of Surgeons. In his spare time Dr. Ballas is a triathlete, and competes in triathlons and Half Ironman events…his goal is to one day finish a full Ironman.
Dr. Barnett specializes in all aspects of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He has personally managed and delivered 6,000 babies since 1985 — 90% of these occurring in Carroll County. He also has a longtime interest and expertise in vaginal surgery and female urology. He is a “Baltimorian” through and through. He was born, raised, and schooled/trained in Baltimore. His undergraduate degree was from The Johns Hopkins University and medical training was from University of Maryland School of Medicine. He initially worked in Baltimore but has been in private practice in Westminster since 1990. He is happily married, has four grown children, and has two wonderful grandchildren – with a third on the way! His interests include spending time with his kids and grandkids, travelling, playing golf, and hunting and fishing.
Dr. Miller attended college at the University of Pennsylvania and Medical School at the University of the Maryland. He trained in OB/GYN at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore and has been in practice for thirty years and in the Westminster area for twenty-five. Dr. Miller’s areas of interest include high risk obstetrics and general gynecology. He has been married for 35 yrs and has three grown children.
Dr. Hubbard specializes in obstetrics and gynecology, and has delivered thousands of babies. She graduated from Michigan State University’s M.D. program and did her residency at St. Agnes Hospital here in Baltimore when it was a Johns Hopkins affiliated program. Before assuming practice in Westminster in 2010, she spent 20 years in practice in Catonsville, Maryland. For 5 years, she was Director of OB/GYN Hospitalists at Carroll Hospital Center. She has 3 daughters, and loves to cook, kayak, and bike.
Joelle started her career as a physician assistant at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore after completing her Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies at the New York Institute of Technology in Old Westbury, NY. She completed numerous clinical rotations throughout both New York City and Long Island. She also holds a degree in biology from the University of Pittsburgh. Joelle has a passion for women’s health and preventative medicine, and she looks forward to helping patients achieve their health and wellness goals. She is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and has served on the Judicial Affairs Committee. Originally from Lancaster, PA, she now resides in Columbia, MD with her husband and their yellow lab. Joelle enjoys reading, journaling, exercising, and time spent at the beach with family.