Dr. Christopher Ballou, MD

Dr. Christopher Ballou, MD

Internal Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 38
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Christopher Ballou, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Columbia, SC and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Univ Of Sc Sch Of Med in 2005 and specializes in internal medicine and pediatrics.

3700 1st Dr

Columbia, SC 29204

Contact Information

(803) 799-1922

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Ballou's Experience

Dr. Ballou's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatrics

Board Certifications

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

Conditions Treated


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  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.

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.


  • Univ Of Sc Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2005

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ballou to family and friends
based on 8 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Ballou's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in Lexington, SC
I cannot say enough good things about Dr. Ballou. He cares, He listens, he investigates your issue, he takes time to talk to you and he resolves your issues. I would highly recommend Dr. Ballou.
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in Columbia, SC
I truly love Dr Ballou! He is compassionate and understanding. Kind, respectful and sensitive to the needs of the patient. You can feel the spirit of God in his presence. This is what I look for in a doctor. I totally trust him with my life. Wonderful staff.
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in columbia, sc
Excellent, compassionate, friendly physician, Takes his time with you, you are not a number. I will continue going to him even though my insurance will not cover his practice, he is that good. Diagnosed my husband's undiagnosed condition on first visit, no physician over previous 3 years even...more
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in Columbia, SC
Dr. Ballou is always considerate and attentive but efficient. He is well-read and stays abreast of current practice patterns so he is able to speak to what is best practice for the issue at hand. He is an excellent teacher and advocate for his patients.
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in Columbia, SC
Excellent MD that has a great personality. Cares about his clients and has great communication skills. I highly recommend Dr. Ballou if you need a physician.
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