Dr. Ellen Ballard, MD

Dr. Ellen Ballard, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 63
(34)
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Dr. Ellen Ballard, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Louisville, KY and has been practicing for 31 years. She graduated from University of Kentucky in 1987 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation.

1941 Bishop Ln Ste 200

Louisville, KY 40218

Contact Information

(502) 456-2677

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Chronic Neck Pain
high
more than 88% of peers
Low Back Pain
normal
more than 79% of peers
Back Pain
normal
more than 72% of peers

Dr. Ballard'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.

1  Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

1  Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

23  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Brain Disorders
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Heel Spur
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

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 Kentucky
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Sinai Grace Hosp/sinai Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Iowa Hosps And Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ballard has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ballard's Reviews

1.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ballard to family and friends
34 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (34)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (29)

Dr. Ballard's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    POOR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    POOR
  • Answers questions

    POOR
  • Time well spent

    POOR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    FAIR
  • Office environment

    FAIR
  • Staff friendliness

    FAIR
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I really wish I could give her a 0. She's rude, and condescending. She will tap/hit you in your affected area. She is very short with you and snorts at you when you give her answers. When the appointment was over she opened the door and said leave now. The nurse however was nice and took her time.
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I would like to give this physician zero stars. I would not recommend her to anyone. I hope she gets her license pulled from her for she is a sorry joke of a Dr. As to what pretty much everyone says about her not carrying about her PT's at all and what they are really going though is true. She...more
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Dr. Ballard is amazing. She took the time to talk to me and work out a treatment plan together. I am so thankful to have her as my doctor.
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