Joelle Ballone | MDconsultants
Joelle Ballone

Joelle Ballone DO, FACP

Internal Medicine, Neurology

Dr. Ballone is a consultant at MD Consultants. As medical doctor trained in neurology, she has interests in medical education, coaching, and medical writing and editing. She has extensive experience with medical admissions, as a former president of AMSA and other pre-professional medial organizations. She has several years of experience in pre-medical course counselling, test preparation, personal statement review, CV advise, and tutoring. She is an experienced teaching assistant at the pre-medical and medical levels. She has also taught post-graduate/master’s level Neurology courses. She is happy to work with students and peers with a variety of professional needs, and dedicated to their success.

Dr. Ballone is a graduate of Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine. She works as a medical editor for medical textbooks, and writer for post-graduate neurology coursework.

Areas of Expertise

  • Career coaching
  • Education
  • Medical writing
  • Research and development
  • Wellness coaching


  • DO, Neurology, Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center
  • DO, Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • BS, Biology, Youngstown State University

  • Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Honors – Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Community Service Award – Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • AED Health Pre-Professional Dinner Speaker Award
  • Clarence P. Gould Honors Society, junior inductee – Youngstown State University
  • Undergraduate Poster Award – Biology Day – Youngstown State University
  • Invited Performance – English Festival – Youngstown State University

  • “Initial Experience in the Management of Intracranial Hemorrhage in the only 24/7 Mobile Stroke Unit”
  • “Mathematical Modeling of Growth and Metabolism of S. maltophilia O2”
  • “Analysis of Monosaccharides Using 1-D Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy”
  • 2023 Editor – Warrior Syndrome, Thomas Johnson, MD
  • 2018 Editor – Little Black Book of Neurology, 6th Edition, Osama Zaidat, MD

  • 2023 – current PostGraduate Diploma Course Writer – Learna MD – Learna MSc programme in Stroke Medicine; MSc programme in Neurology
  • 2015 – 2016 Peer Tutor – OUHCOM Center for Student Progress (CSP) – Athens, Ohio
  • 2015 – 2016 Clinical Anatomy Immersion Assistant – OUHCOM CSP – Athens, Ohio
  • 2021 – 2022 Grand Rounds presentations – Howard University Hospital Neuroscience Center and Howard University Hospital Medical School
  • 2020 – 2020 “Neurosarcoidosis – Diagnosis and Treatment Challenges” – Neuroscience Grand Rounds Presentation – Mercy St Vincent Medical Center
  • 2015 – 2015 Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Honors Teaching Assistant – OUHCOM