Dr. Richard Ballard MD Orthopedic Surgeon
Dr. Richard Ballard is an orthopedic surgeon in Ruston, Louisiana and is affiliated with Northern Louisiana Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport and has been in practice for 26 years. He is one of 3 doctors at Northern Louisiana Medical Center who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
Orthopedic Surgeon: General Orthopedic Surgery
Education & Medical Training
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1982 - 1987
Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport
Class of 1982
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery
LA State Medical License
Active through 2013
Awards, Honors & Recognition
Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification,
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Publications & Presentations
Evaluation of 3 commercially available materials for resolution of white spot lesions.
Ballard, R. W.,Hagan, J. L.,Phaup, A. N.,Sarkar, N.,Townsend, J. A.,Armbruster, P. C.
Application data as an indicator for post-Katrina recovery of LSU Postdoctoral dental programs.
Armbruster, P. C., Strother, E. A., Ballard, R. W., Hagan, J. L.
Methods used by accredited dental specialty programs to advertise faculty positions: results of a national survey.
Ballard, R. W., Hagan, J. L., Armbruster, P. C., Gallo, J. R.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- CareFirst BCBS Maryland POS
- CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
- CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
- CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
- Great West PPO
- Health Net Oregon PPO
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Multiplan PHCS PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
- United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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1200 S Farmerville St
Ruston, LA 71270
Phone: (318) 255-3690