Dr. John Ballard, MD

Dr. John Ballard, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
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Dr. John Ballard, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Salem, OR and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Baylor University in 1989 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

1600 State St

Salem, OR 97301

Contact Information

(503) 540-6300

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
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Top Care Areas

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

Shoulder Disorders
very high
more than 90% of peers
Knee Disorders
high
more than 87% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
high
more than 86% 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

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

74  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
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9  Procedures

  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Oregon.

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

  • Brigham Young University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Baylor University
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • University Of California Irvine Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University Of California Irvine Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ballard has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ballard's Reviews

2.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ballard to family and friends
28 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (16)

Dr. Ballard's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Patient Comments (5)

He spends very little time with you at all.I have the same exact pain as before and a bunch of new payments.
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Dr. Ballard was very thorough in explaining everything, he listens to you and has a good sense of humor which makes it easier! I would recommend him to anyone.
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I've seen Dr. Ballard twice now (once for each knee). The first time was the result of a fall. I had an MRI, which was followed by several months of physical therapy. The second time was for another injury. This time, Dr. Ballard tried a cortisone injection first instead of going directly to the...more
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I am a nurse and I've worked with a lot of great doctors. This gentleman never saw me after surgery and so I discharged without talking to him. I never saw him after surgery and he never ordered me physical therapy. It took the Tommy, PA almost an hour to find my post-op imaging to know what...more
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If I could give a negative number I would. This dr injured me during examine. Interrupted me after asking me questions about my accident and lied on his paper work. This dr is not trustworthy, unintelligent, and bias to the workers comp insurer SAIF. I would NEVER recommend this dr to anyone, not...more
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