Dr. Mark Ballif, MD

Dr. Mark Ballif, MD

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63 y/o
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Dr. Mark Ballif, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Ogden, UT and has been practicing for 35 years. He specializes in ophthalmology and pediatric ophthalmology.

Utah Eye Centers

4360 Washington Blvd

Ogden, UT 84403
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Bankers Life and Casualty
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Federal Employee Program (FEP)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

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

Nearsightedness
very high
more than 99% of peers
Migraine
very high
more than 94% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
high
more than 86% of peers

Dr. Ballif'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.

2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Pediatric Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

51  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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5  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Utah.

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

  • University of Utah
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • University of Utah
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Medical College Of Wisconsin Milwaukee Wi
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ballif has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ballif's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ballif to family and friends
13 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Ballif'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 (4)

Dr. Baliff performed by lasik ten years ago. I had 400/400 vision and -1.5 /astigmatism. I also have thinner corneas. Surgery went perfectly and for almost ten years I saw 20/20. Then I hit my late 40's and started using readers. Now, after returning to online college/heavy computer use, I returned...more
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I have been a patient of Dr Ballif for over 20 years. He is in my humble opinion one of the best eye doctors in the state. I have had multiple issues with my eyes and my regular eye doctor has consulted with Dr. Ballif regarding. Thru those conversations I became Dr Ballif's patient. He always...more
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Doctor Ballif is an exceptional doctor and person. I've been seeing him for years.
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DR. BALLIF IS AN EXCELLENT AND VERY EXPERIENCE DOCTOR. HE REMOVED BOTH OF MY CATARACTS WITH EASE AND NO DISCOMFORT. HE ALSO GAVE ME AN EYE EXAM RATHER THAN SENDING ME TO AN OPTOMETRIST WHICH I GREATLY APPRECIATE. JUDITH GREENWOOD
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