Thomas V.N. Ballantine, M.D.

1990 Penn State Hershey 
"Thomas Ballantine"

TAD BALLANTINE died on New Year's Day 1990 in Hershey, Penn., when his car skidded on ice and slammed into a utility pole. He was returning from morning rounds at Penn State Univ. Hershey Medical Center, where he was chief of pediatric surgery. He was 47.

Tad prepared at the Roxbury Latin School. At Princeton, he was a member of Quadrangle Club and was president of the chapel choir. His roommates were Ted Mann and Chuck Henderson. He graduated magna cum laude in biology.

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Harris BH, Barlow BA, Ballantine TV, et al. (1992) American Pediatric Surgical Association principles of pediatric trauma care. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 27: 423-6
Guthrie HA, Ballantine TV. (1989) Enabling physicians to be nutrition educators and counsellors. The Medical Journal of Australia. 151: S29-32
Farrell LD, Karl SR, Davis PK, et al. (1988) Postoperative necrotizing fasciitis in children. Pediatrics. 82: 874-9
Karl SR, Ballantine TV, Zaino R. (1985) Juvenile secretory carcinoma of the breast. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 20: 368-71
Karl SR, Ballantine TV, Snider MT. (1983) High-frequency ventilation at rates of 375 to 1800 cycles per minute in four neonates with congenital diaphragmatic hernia. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 18: 822-8
Montgomery GL, Ballantine TV, Kleiman MB, et al. (1982) Ruptured branchial cleft cyst presenting as acute thyroid infection. Clinical Pediatrics. 21: 380-3
Skef Z, Bellinger MF, Blomain EW, et al. (1982) Use of inferior rectus myocutaneous flap for coverage of bladder exstrophy defect. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 17: 718-20
Mollitt DL, Ballantine TV, DeRosa GP. (1980) Jejuno-renal injury following traumatic hyperextension. The Journal of Trauma. 20: 996-8
Ballantine TV, Fitzgerald JF, Grosfeld JL. (1980) Transabdominal esophagomyotomy for achalasia in children. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 15: 457-61
Mollitt DL, Malangoni MA, Ballantine TV, et al. (1980) Colostomy complications in children. An analysis of 146 cases. Archives of Surgery (Chicago, Ill. : 1960). 115: 455-8
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