Dr. Mark C. Ballard, MD

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Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology • Male • Age 47

101 E Minnesota St Suite 230
Rapid City, SD 57701
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Dr. Ballard's Experience

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Hospital Quality

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Rapid City Regional Hospital
353 Fairmont Boulevard Po Box 6000
Rapid City, SD 57701
Black Hills Surgical Hospital
216 Anamaria Drive
Rapid City, SD 57701

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
208 Federal Ave
Rapid City, SD 57702
RUSHMORE OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLO
RUSHMORE OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLO
101 E Minnesota St Suite 230
Rapid City, SD 57701
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    Dr. Ballard's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Obstetrics & Gynecology

    Board Certifications

    • Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2013
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    • C-Section
    • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
    • Hysterectomy - Open
    • Hysteroscopy
    • Incontinence Sling Procedure
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
    • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
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    • Breech Position
    • Cervical Polyps
    • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
    • Gestational Diabetes
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
    • Ovarian Cysts
    • Pap Smear Abnormalities
    • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
    • Uterine Fibroids
    • Uterine Prolapse
    • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
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    Background Check for Dr. Ballard

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Dakota.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University of South Dakota
    Graduated in 1993

    Internship Hospital

    Keesler Med Ctr

    Residency Hospital

    Keesler Med Ctr
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Ballard & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Ballard's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Black Hills Surgical Hospital

    • Rapid City Regional Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Ballard

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ballard to family and friends

    19 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Ballard's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    18 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    19 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    18 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 17 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Ballard
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    19 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    19 responses
    same as
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    18 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    18 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Ballard accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Delta Health System
    • GEHA
    • Group Health Cooperative
    • Humana
    • Medical Mutual of Ohio
    • Medicare
    • Meritain Health
    • NGS CoreSource
    • Thrivent Financial
    • United Healthcare
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    Office Locations

    A
    208 Federal Ave
    Rapid City, SD 57702
    B
    RUSHMORE OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLO
    101 E Minnesota St Suite 230
    Rapid City, SD 57701
    (605) 343-7295 (Office)
    (605) 343-7295 (Fax)
    C
    NATIVE WOMENS HEALTH CARE
    640 Flormann St Suite 400
    Rapid City, SD 57701
    (605) 342-7400 (Office)
    (605) 342-8239 (Fax)
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