Dr. William Ballard, MD

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Dr. William Ballard, MD

Orthopedics | Male

Center for Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics 2415 McCallie Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37404 Get Directions
(423) 624-2696

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A native of Ohio, Timothy Ballard began his undergraduate studies at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. During his four...
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in Cleveland, TN |
Dr. Ballard was sensitive to my problem. He operated on my hip and I am extremely pleased with the outcome. I appreciate all he did to help me to walk again without a lot of pain.
in Lafayette, ga |
Dr Ballard has done five out of my eight knee surgeries. And I wish that he had done the other three maybe I wouldn't have had to have a knee replacement at the age of 33 . but nonetheless I love the care and attention he gives. And have recommended him to several friends and family. I would even have him treat my children before I would someone else.
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Specialties

  • Orthopedics
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy

Board Certifications

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gout
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

Procedures Performed

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

  • 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

  • Medical School
    University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1990

  • Internship Hospital
    University Ia Hosps Clins

    Completed in 1991

  • Residency Hospital
    University Iowa Hosps and Clinics
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Rush Presby Hosp

    Completed in 1996

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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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 Orthopedics
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Ballard says...

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.

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Dr. Ballard's Care Philosophy

"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