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About Dr. Rachel R Ballard

Dr. Rachel R Ballard, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Chicago, IL. She has 21 years of experience. Her specialties include Psychiatry, Pediatrics and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

6 Ratings with 2 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Rachel R Ballard is Great. Dr. Rachel R Ballard has been rated by 6 patients. From those 6 patients 2 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Rachel R Ballard is 3.9 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Childrens Hospital of Chicago

225 E Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
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Specialties

Dr. Rachel R Ballard has the following 3 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.

  • Pediatrics

    A pediatrician is a doctor who specializes in the regular care of children, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of illness in children. Young patients are often more complicated to treat because they are still growing and developing.
    While pediatricians may sub-specialize in specific therapy areas like oncology, surgery, ophthalmology, and anesthesiology, in general, pediatricians provide services like vaccinations, health exams, and treatment of common ailments and injuries. In addition, pediatricians are trained to handle the complex emotional and behavioral issues faced by children, especially during puberty.
    Pediatricians normally see their patients from birth until the age of 18, although some may agree to treat patients into their early 20s, if requested.

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Expertise

    12 Expertise

  • Depressive Disorder
  • Vaccination
  • Pediatric Diabetes
  • Bipolar Disorder / Manic Depressive Disorder
  • Depression
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Immunization
  • Physical
  • Insomnia
  • Check-up
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Schizophrenia

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Reviews

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great pediatrician with my baby!

Dr. Ballard is excellent. She's focused and answers all my questions. I have an 8-month old son and she's great with him. The office staff is alright, and the time set for his appointments never seem to be the time my baby gets seen, but Dr. Ballard's worth the wait in the lobby.

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Five Stars

Dr. Racheal Ballard is a great Doctor,she listens and cares.I would recommend her.

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  • Education

    21 Years Experience

  • The University Of Texas School Of Medicine At San Antonio

    Graduated in 1997

  • Childrens National Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Rachel R Ballard accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois
    • BCBS IL PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Health Alliance
    • Health Alliance PPO
  • HealthLink
    • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana National HMO
    • Humana Preferred PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
  • PriorityHealth
    • PriorityHealth Priority PPO
  • Sagamore Health
    • Sagamore Plus
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Childrens Hospital of Chicago, 225 E Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL
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