Dr. Hebron is a Registered Acupuncturist in the state of Maryland. She is a board certified medical acupuncturist, a diplomat of the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture, a board certified Physical Medicine and Rehabiliation physician, and a diplomat of the Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabiliation. She began her career in medicine as a nurse graduating from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. She then studied the field of anesthesia, graduating from Kings County School of Nurse Anesthesia becoming a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist.
Wanting to help communities to become healthy, she obtained her Master of Arts degree in Community Health from Brooklyn College in New York. Acknowledging her dream to become a physician, she was accepted and graduated with her medical degree from The George Washington University School of Medicine. Her post medical school training was done at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio where she completed residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Post residency Dr. Hebron worked at many distinguished institutions to include Johns Hopkins Medical Center, and most recently Walter Reed Army Medical Center. She has held faculty positions as Assistant Professor at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Johns Hopkins Medical Center, and Uniformed Services University of The Health Sciences. She is a member of Maryland Society of Medical Acupuncture, and Maryland Acupuncture Society.
While working at Walter Reed Army Medical she had the privilege of working with wounded warriors and their family members and sought alternative ways to treat their various conditions which consisted of acute and chronic pain, traumatic brain injuries, PTSD, migraine headaches, and other conditions. She found that acupuncture afforded the individual an effective initial and alternative treatment for treating and managing their conditions. She pursued the course of study and practice of acupuncture to become highly skilled in the various techniques of acupuncture. She has trained at the BioMedical and the Helms Medical Institute for acupuncture. Her practice of acupuncture has lead to a multitude of satisfied, grateful, and improved patients. Patients have found alleviation of pain, improved function, and improved quality of life. With Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation being the background of Dr. Ross Hebron’s training, improving function and the quality of her patient’s lives is her focus and goal. In the practice of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation acupuncture is one of the valuable skills which Dr. Hebron possesses and implements in treating her patients to improve their quality of life.