Dr. Frances Ballo, MD

Dr. Frances Ballo, MD

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Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
57 y/o
(80)

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Dr. Frances Ballo, MD is a dermatologist in Bellevue, WI. She specializes in dermatology and pediatrics.Read her story

Forefront Dermatology - Bellevue

2617 Development Dr

Bellevue, WI 54311
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas

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

Itchy Skin
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hair Loss
very high
more than 98% of peers
Birthmark
very high
more than 89% of peers

Dr. Ballo'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.

Dr. Ballo's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ballo "Dr. Ballo is a Board-Certified Dermatologist and Board-Certified Pediatrician. Her professional areas of interest include the specialized care and treatment of infants and teenagers with acute, unusual, and rare rashes, birthmarks, and genetic disorders. Dr. Ballo also takes interest in skin cancer treatment/detection, treatment of acne, rosacea, psoriasis and eczema. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ballo "Forefront Dermatology is committed to providing the most innovative, leading-edge and appropriate medical dermatology solutions for healthy and beautiful skin. Whether you're suffering from an unexplained chronic skin condition, are embarrassed by acne or want a thorough skin cancer screening, we help detect problems before they become critical, physically or emotionally, and treat all diseases involving the skin, hair and nails. Our patients come to us with medical problems they can see and feel. We respect their unique reactions to these conditions, and we understand the effect they have on their lives. We address each patient with empathy, and we design personalized treatment recommendations that respect the whole person, inside and out."
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2  Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Pediatrics

2  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

34  Conditions Treated

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17  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Surgery
  • Biopsy
  • Birthmark Removal
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Mole Removal
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Surgery
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Wart Treatment

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Wisconsin.

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

  • Duke University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Geisinger Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
  • Fracture Blisters., 1994
  • A case report and review of the literature., 1989

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Dermatology, Member
  • American Academy of Pediatrics, Member
  • Cleveland Dermatologic Society, Member
  • Society for Pedicatric Dermatology, Member

Dr. Ballo's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ballo to family and friends
80 total reviews (45 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (80)

  • 5
    (68)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (3)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Ballo'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (45)

Dr. Ballo order blood work and xrays for me without explaining. A week later, when I returned a call to her staff to get blood work results, I was told "no one called you". I had to press further. The nurse got back on the phone and told me "X" was fine. I said I had alot more tested. Put on...more
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My appointment was very prompt and Dr. Ballo was comprehensive in her exam. She is friendly yet professional.
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Thank you for the 5 star rating and taking the time to leave a review. I appreciate it very much.

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Very thorough exam in a compassionate manner. Thank you.
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Knowledgeable and thorough.
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Thank you for sharing your positive experience! I appreciate it very much.

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I have been seeing Dr. Ballo for several years. I see her for regular skin checks and have also had surgical procedures performed from minor growth removals to large wens removal on my scalp. She has always been thorough, friendly and competent. The same goes for her staff and office personnel.
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