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About Dr. Phillip W Ballard

Dr. Phillip W Ballard, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Colorado Springs, CO. He has 47 years of experience. His specialties include Psychiatry and Family Medicine. Dr. Ballard is affiliated with Penrose Hospital. Dr. Ballard has received 2 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

20 Ratings with 8 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Phillip W Ballard is Great. Dr. Phillip W Ballard has been rated by 20 patients. From those 20 patients 8 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Phillip W Ballard is 3.5 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Colorado Springs Health Partners PC

2610 Tenderfoot Hill St
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
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Specialties

Dr. Phillip W Ballard has the following 2 specialties

  • Psychiatry

    A psychiatrist is a doctor with specific training in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.
    He or she can not only provide the counseling necessary to both diagnose and treat a patient, but can also prescribe medication when needed. In some cases, a psychiatrist will only provide the medication and the counseling will be provided by another healthcare specialist, like a certified counselor or psychologist.
    Like other doctors, psychiatrists employ diagnostic tools like CT scans and MRI in order to observe the structure and function of a patient's brain.
    Once a diagnosis is made, these specialists may use behavior or cognitive therapy in order to address the patient's condition, or a multitude of other types of therapy, in conjunction with or in place of medication.

  • Family Medicine

    A family practitioner is a doctor who specializes in caring for people of all ages, at all stages of life. Rather than focusing on the treatment of one disease or patient population, family practitioners are often the doctors that people see for their everyday ailments, like cold and flu or respiratory infections, and health screenings. When necessary, family practitioners will provide referrals for conditions that require the expertise of another specialist.
    The doctors may also provide physicals, inoculations, prenatal care, treat chronic diseases, like diabetes and asthma, and provide advice on disease prevention.

  • Expertise

    13 Expertise

  • Schizophrenia
  • Check-up
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Influenza
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Immunization
  • Contraception
  • Insomnia
  • Weight Loss
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Family Planning
  • Psychiatry
  • Depression

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Reviews

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Dr. Ballard is the best!

Dr. Ballard is awesome. At first I didn't feel comfortable with him, but now that he has been my doc for 15t years we can joke back and forth. He answers all my questions and he takes good care of me and my family. No one can replace him and I dread the day he retires!

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Dr. Ballard is the best!

Dr. Ballard is a wonderful doctor. He answers all your questions and he takes his time with you. He is always right on time for your appointment.

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Five Stars

I love older Doctors, they have seen it all. Dr. Ballard was easy to talk with and quick with suggestions while leaving the course of

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Avoid at all costs

I am still (unfortunately) a current patient as my Insurance is very restrictive and Psychiatrists are hard to get appointments with. Dr. Ballard does not listen to a word you say, after all HE is the doctor and we are clearly all sub-human morons. I have never met someone with such a terrible bedside manor (considering his field it leave so much to be desired). I literally have anxiety attacks when I have to go in for follow up as I know I am going to be chopped down and treated like a child each time. I have seen other Psychiatrists in the past, and although none were perfect, they were superstars in contrast to Dr. Ballard. Good luck to all in his clutches.

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Liked Dr Ballard on my first visit

And continue to feel comfortable around him and feel free to ask any questions I have. He has given me his attention and listened to my issues. He understands what I am saying and gives honest advice and a plan to control my symptoms. He's a straight forward doctor and some people may dislike his manorisms but not every doctor matches well with every patient. For me he was exactly what I needed in a doctor and I would recommend him to anyone.

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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Bridges to Excellence: Physician Office Systems Recognition Program

    This program is designed to recognize practices that use information systems to enhance the quality of patient care. To obtain Recognition, practices must demonstrate that they have implemented systematic office

  • NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home

    The patient-centered medical home is a way of organizing primary care that emphasizes care coordination and communication to transform primary care into what patients want it to be. Medical homes can lead to higher quality and lower costs, and can improve patients' and providers' experience of care.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Ballard is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    47 Years Experience

  • Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1971

  • United States Army Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Phillip W Ballard accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
    • Aetna Whole Health Colorado Front Range
  • Anthem
    • Anthem CO Blue Priority HMO
    • Anthem CO Blue Priority PPO
    • Anthem CO Bronze Pathway X HMO
    • Anthem CO Gold Pathway HMO
    • Anthem CO HMO
    • Anthem CO Pathway
    • Anthem CO Silver Pathway X HMO
    • Anthem PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana Colorado HMOx
  • Kaiser
    • Kaiser Permanente
  • Rocky Mountain Health
    • Rocky Mountain Good Health and Vista HMO PPO
    • Rocky Mountain Summit Group
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Colorado Springs Health Partners PC, 2610 Tenderfoot Hill St, Colorado Springs, CO

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