Dr. Fred Ballenger, MD

Nephrology  |  
Male  |  
Age 69
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Dr. Fred Ballenger, MD
Dr. Fred Ballenger, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in Roanoke, VA. He is 69 years old and has been practicing for 42 years. Dr. Ballenger is affiliated with Carilion Clinic - Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital and Lewisgale Medical Center.

2602 Franklin Rd SW

Roanoke, VA 24014

Contact Information

(540) 344-1400

Dr. Fred Ballenger, MD

Dr. Fred Ballenger, MD

Accepted insurance

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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Mineral Metabolism Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Chronic Kidney Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Specialties

  • Nephrology
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Procedures

  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • Wake Forest University
    Medical School | Graduated 1975

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ballenger has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Ballenger accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    KeyCare PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Southern Health PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Ballenger has admitting privileges

Carilion Clinic - Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital
1906 Bellevue Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24014
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Lewisgale Medical Center
1900 Electric Rd
Salem, VA 24153
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