Dr. Juliana Ballard is a native of New Jersey but has lived in beautiful Virginia for over 30 years. She received her Animal Science degree in 1987 and completed her undergraduate work at George Mason University. Dr. Ballard worked as a licensed veterinary technician for 9 years prior to entering veterinary school. She graduated Summa cum Laude from the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in 1996 and has since worked at Cave Spring Veterinary Clinic.
Dr. Ballard strives to provide the utmost in care and compassion for both her patients and their owners. She enjoys developing long term relationships with clients and is honored and appreciative of their willingness to share their beloved family members with us. She has particular interests in abdominal ultrasound, animal behavior, rehabilitation/ weight management and dentistry.
As a companion animal practitioner, she is also a member of the following organizations:
Dr. Ballard has previously served as continuing education chair, board member and secretary/treasurer of the Roanoke Valley Veterinary Medical Association. She also served on the board of the Veterinary Memorial Fund at the Va- Md College of Veterinary Medicine.
In her time away from the clinic Dr. Ballard spends time with her family — husband Terry, two grown children, her two dogs, two cats, two horses and too many chickens. She and her dog Stanley are a Pet Partners certified team and visit schools, nursing homes and hospitals. She enjoys running, riding, gardening, traveling, time with friends and family and endlessly renovating her old farmhouse.
After 25+ years at CSVC Dr. Ballard is currently enjoying the good life in semi- retirement. You may still see her driving the mobile unit around Roanoke or occasionally filling in a day at the practice.