Dr. Darrell Ballinger, DPM

Dr. Darrell Ballinger, DPM

Podiatry  ·  
Dr. Darrell Ballinger, DPM is a podiatry specialist in Dayton, OH and has been practicing for 5 years. He graduated from Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine in 2010 and specializes in podiatry, wound & burn care, and more.

7371 Brandt Pike # D

Dayton, OH 45424

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • American National
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • CareSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
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Top Care Areas

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Foot Conditions
very high
more than 97% of peers
very high
more than 92% of peers
Plantar Fasciitis
more than 88% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ballinger "As a podiatrist I believe no one should have to walk around in pain. I treat all foot conditions but I also work with other care providers to help my patients receive the best care possible."

3  Specialties

  • Podiatry
  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Wound & Burn Care

1  Board Certifications

  • Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Podiatric Medicine

23  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Acute Gout
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Bunion
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Pain
  • Fracture
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Pain
  • Ingrown Nail
  • Leg Venous Ulcer
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Tendonitis
  • Ulcer of Foot

17  Procedures

  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • Biopsy of Affected Tissue
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Cortisone Injection
  • Custom Made Foot Orthotic
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Foot Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Functional Orthotic
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Nail Care
  • Permanent Nail Removal
  • Wound Care and Management

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Carthage College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2006
  • Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2010
  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ballinger has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ballinger's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ballinger to family and friends
19 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

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Dr. Ballinger's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

So happy to find him again! Very caring and listens! Dr. Ballinger did my foot surgery 2 years ago and follow up was great! He will do what he needs to do to make your podiatry experience a success!
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This guy should not be doing bunion surgery. Mine failed & the surgery report disappeared.& bunion returned in less than 1.5 hrs. After difficulty standing, after 2 months he whipped out a tuning fork & said a bone in my foot was fractured. A tuning fork? Maybe he was too close 2 staples he...more
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Very attentive & personable your will being is his first concern, very nice & very respectable to clients
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Dr. Ballinger performed a bunionectomy on each of my feet with a year of each other. He is easy to talk to and each time thoroughly explained the procedures. He is prompt in the office and at the hospital. He even helped me interpret the hospital's billing statement. He is cost-conscious and I...more
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Dr. Ballinger was referred to me by another podiatrist. I was having problems with a callus is my right big toe. Be. Ballinger spoke with me and told me my options. He performed surgery on my toe that included removal of my bone. I haven't had anymore problems with my foot. Being a diabetic that...more
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