Physical Medicine, Rehabilitation, and Pain Management
Medical College of Ohio
Oakwood Hospital/American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke Medical Center
Dr. Ward received his Bachelor of Science in biopsychology with a minor in ethnomusicology from Wesleyan University in Middleton, Connecticut. In 1986 he graduated from the University of Toledo College of Medicine, where he received numerous awards, which included honors in neurology, adolescent medicine, rheumatology, cardiology and obstetrics and gynecology. He completed his internship at Oakwood Hospital, which is a Wayne State University School of Medicine and University of Michigan, and residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago where he served as chief resident his final year. During his residency, he attended graduate school at the University of Chicago, completing all of the course work leading to a Ph.D. in measurement, evaluation and Statistical Analysis. Before completing his residency, Dr. Ward received a letter of commendation from the president of Rush University Medical Center for his outstanding patient care.
Dr. Ward is board certified by the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and American Academy of Pain Management and is a fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Licensed to practice in Louisiana and Georgia, Dr. Ward has enjoyed practicing medicine in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, since 1990. Currently, he is the founder of the Louisiana Institute of Physical Medicine and serves as medical director of rehabilitation at Lane Regional Medical Center.
Dr. Ward is a member of the American Medical Association, American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, American Academy of Pain Management, International Association for the Study of Pain, International Spinal Injection Society, American Spinal Cord Injury Association and Academy of Spinal Cord Injury Professionals.