Dr. Gregory Paul Ballard M.D.
Sports Medicine Specialist | Sports Medicine19550 E 39th St S Suite 230 Independence MO, 64057
Dr. Gregory Ballard is a Sports Medicine Family Practitioner in Independence, MO. As a Sports Medicine Family Practitioner, Dr. Ballard is trained to assess, diagnose, prevent, and treat sports injuries in patients of all ages, and refer those patients to further services if needed. Sports Medicine Family Practitioners must complete specialized training in order to help each patient maximize function and improve quality of life.
Education and Training
University of Wales in Great Britain 2000
- Torn Meniscus
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Rotator Cuff Syndrome
- Rotator Cuff Tear
- Abnormal Gait
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