Dr. Bernard Ballou, MD

Dr. Bernard Ballou, MD

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Geriatric Medicine  ·  
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68 y/o
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Dr. Bernard Ballou, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Gainesville, FL and has been practicing for 33 years. He specializes in geriatric medicine.

Senior Healthcare Center at Springhill

3720 NW 83rd St

Gainesville, FL 32606
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Medico
  • POMCO Group
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Ballou performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Arthritis of the Elbow
very high
more than 99% of peers
Immunization
very high
more than 99% of peers
Insomnia
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Ballou's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ballou "The Senior Healthcare Center is an outpatient department of North Florida Regional Medical Center. We are recognized by The Joint Commission for upholding the highest standards of quality care. The Senior Healthcare Centers specialize in primary care for patients 65 years of age and older. Our mission is to provide exceptional primary care to seniors. With our knowledge of the medical, functional & psychosocial aspects of geriatric care, we partner with patients, families and caregivers to improve quality of life."

1  Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

279  Conditions Treated

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26  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Biopsy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Cryosurgery
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hearing Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Immunization
  • Joint Injection
  • Liver Function Test
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • University of Miami
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • University of Florida
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Florida
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ballou has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ballou's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ballou to family and friends
5 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Ballou's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
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