Dr. Laurence Ballou Jr, MD

Gastroenterology •  Male • Age 68

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Dr. Laurence Ballou Jr, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Murrells Inlet, SC. He specializes in gastroenterology.

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(843) 213-6743

Dr. Ballou Jr accepts the following insurance:

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Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
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Dr. Ballou Jr's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
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Dr. Ballou Jr treats Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Ballou Jr treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Abdominal Disorders
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Dr. Ballou Jr treats Abdominal Disorders more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Ballou Jr treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ballou Jr treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Ballou Jr treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Ballou Jr's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Anoscopy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Food Poisoning
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Manometry
  • Megacolon
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pouchitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Salmonella Food Poisoning
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders
  • Whipple's Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Laurence Ballou Jr, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Murrells Inlet, SC. He specializes in gastroenterology.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

Akron City Hospital
Residency Hospital
Ohio State University College Of Medicine And Public Health
Medical School

Awards

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77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average

  • General Surgery Excellence Award™ (2018)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2017)

65% Patient experience rating, 4% lower than the national average