Dr. Brooke Nicole Ballard M.D.
Family Practitioner1200 N State Highway 121 Mt Zion IL, 62549
Dr. Brooke Ballard is a family practitioner practicing in Mt Zion, IL. Dr. Ballard specializes in comprehensive health care for people of all ages. In addition to diagnosing and treating illnesses, family practitioners also put focus on preventative care with routine checkups, tests and personalized coaching on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Dr. Ballard possesses immense general knowledge on maintaining health and today, family practitioners provide more care for the underserved and rural populations than any other medical specialty.
Education and Training
Southern Il Univ Sch Of Med- Springfield Il 2002
SOUTHERN IL UNIV SCH OF MED 2002
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine 2002
- High Cholesterol
- Ear Infection
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (adhd)
- Vascular Disease
- Strep Throat
- So Il Univ Sch Of Med, Family Medicine
- So Il University School Of Med
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