Dr. Phillip Ballinger, MD

Dr. Phillip Ballinger, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
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Dr. Phillip Ballinger, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Montgomery, AL and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from University Of Alabama At Birmingham in 1993 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

1773 Platt Pl

Montgomery, AL 36117

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Ear Ache
very high
more than 99% of peers
Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 99% of peers
Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Ballinger'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

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

59  Conditions Treated

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25  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Frenectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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 Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Lsu Health Science Center University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ballinger has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ballinger's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ballinger to family and friends
7 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

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

Dr. Ballinger's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr B. is one of the best doctors, I have ever seen. He removed my right thyroid and a tumor. His bed side manner is so good, surgery skills excellent, no scar at all on my neck. I have seen other people with the same surgery, there scars are hideous. His concern and skill and beside manner is the...more
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Excellent doctor. He was quick with his diagnosis and had surgery a week later to fit my schedule. I was very happy with the outcome, I can actually breathe again. Explains the procedure in detail and very good bedside manner. I would definitely recommend to everyone.
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I felt like this doctor was in a rush to move on to the next patient, and didn't take the time to really listen to what I was trying to tell him. Seemed he had one favored diagnosis and was not interested in why it didn't really fit my symptoms.
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