Dr. John Ballert, MD

Dr. John Ballert, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 41
Dr. John Ballert, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Paducah, KY and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from University Of Louisville School Of Medicine in 2004 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat, otolaryngology-head and neck surgery, and more.Read his story

2605 Kentucky Ave Ste 601

Paducah, KY 42003

Contact Information

(270) 408-4368

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • 26 More

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Wound Repair
very high
more than 95% of peers
Ear Disorders
more than 89% of peers
more than 85% of peers

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Dr. Ballert's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ballert "Dr. Ballert received his undergraduate degree with Honors from Centre College in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. He completed a Fulbright Fellowship at the Children's Cancer Research Institute in Sydney, Australia where he studied genetic expression underlying Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Following his Fulbright Fellowship, he graduated with Honors from The University of Louisville School of Medicine. Dr. Ballert completed his Internship in General Surgery and his Residency in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Virginia Health System. Following residency training, he completed a Fellowship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery with Dr. Edward Farrior at the University of South Florida in Tampa. Dr. Ballert is Board Certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Additionally, Dr. Ballert is Board Certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology. His interests include skin cancer reconstruction, rhinoplasty, and cosmetic surgery of the face and neck."
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3  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
  • Plastic Surgery & Facial Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

48  Conditions Treated

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30  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • ENT Surgery
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Facelift
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Paracentesis
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Centre Colloge
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • University Of Louisville School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • University Of Virginia Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • University Of Virginia Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Tampa General Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010
  • University Of New South Wales
    Other Education | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Fulbright Fellowship, 1999
Media & Publications

Dr. Ballert has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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