A native of Ohio, Timothy Ballard began his undergraduate studies at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. During his four...Read More
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Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the... More
Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the United States.
Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which he or she practices. A board-certified doctor is more likely than a non-board-certified doctor to have the most current skills and knowledge about how to treat your medical condition.
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Graduated in 1990
Completed in 1991
Completed in 1996
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A native of Ohio, Timothy Ballard began his undergraduate studies at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. During his four years at Wright State, he received the Dean's List Highest Honors and was presented with five academic scholar awards.
Dr. Ballard then went to Medical School at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, where he received the prestigious Top Medical Student Award three consecutive years. After graduation, he served his Residency and Internship at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.
Dr. Ballard then completed his training at Rush Presbyterian Hospital in Chicago with a Fellowship in Adult Reconstruction.
The Center for Sports Medicine and Orthopaedics brought Dr. Ballard to Chattanooga, where he has become a leader in his specialty of Total Joint Replacement.
"It gives me great satisfaction to replace worn joints with ones that will provide patients with years of easy movement. Having a surgical procedure that is successful is one thing. Seeing a patient smile as he walks out of our offices, is another." – Dr. Timothy Ballard