Dr. Phillip Ballard, MD

Dr. Phillip Ballard, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
72 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Phillip Ballard, MD is a family medicine specialist in Colorado Springs, CO and has been practicing for 38 years. He specializes in family medicine.

DaVita Medical Group Colorado

2610 Tenderfoot Hill St

Colorado Springs, CO 80906
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Dr. Ballard's Experience

Dr. Ballard's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice and Psychiatry
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ballard "Our Mission: Working in partnership with our patients, staff and community to provide high quality, comprehensive, accessible and cost effective health care to the Pikes Peak region. Our Vision: Defining health care for Southern Colorado communities."

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*
  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

46  Conditions Treated


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12  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Biopsy
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Immunization
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Physical Examination
  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Well Baby Care

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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.


  • Illinois Wesleyan university
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1967
  • Northwesern University
    Medical School | Graduated 1971
  • Bethesda Lutheran Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Letterman Army Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • University of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1974

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ballard has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Penrose-St. Francis Health Services

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
America's 50 Best Hospitals Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Ballard is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Ballard's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ballard to family and friends
17 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Ballard's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

I have been Dr. Ballard's patient for eight years. Dr. Ballard ha helped bring my once u controllable high blood pressure under control and Mede appropriate referrals to specialists promptly and followed up. Dr. Ballard is down to earth and listens and follows through.
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Just Don't!!!
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Not good for phsychiatric problems. Dishes out the pills with little explanation or warning about side effects or dependency. I had to seek another doctor to get me back on track with the meds. after being reduced to a violent and nervous wreck. I am a recovering anorexic and he drastically reduced...more
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I have known Dr. Ballard since I was a little girl. He has a daughter the same age as me, and we've known each other since we were very young. After growing up and seeing Dr. Ballard as a patient, I understood what my father saw in him and why my father befriended him in the first place! Dr....more
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Dr. Philip Ballard is Brilliant! His level of medical care is rarely seen anymore. During the initial appointment he focuses on asking questions that are vital to your treatment. His knowledge of illnesses and treatments is remarkable! I was truly at death's door when I met him. I was 87 pounds a...more
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