- Deborah Ballard, M.D. to Join KentuckyOne Health Healthy Lifestyle Center
Deborah Ballard, M.D. to Join KentuckyOne Health Healthy Lifestyle Center
Louisville, Ky. (May 19, 2014)— KentuckyOne Health is pleased to announce that Deborah Ann Ballard, M.D., M.P.H., has joined the Louisville market team as an integrative medicine physician at KentuckyOne Health’s new Healthy Lifestyle Centers.
Dr. Ballard is a board certified internist whose 22 years in medicine spans primary care, endocrinology, clinical research and prevention and wellness.
Dr. Ballard received her medical degree from the University of Louisville and completed her residency in internal medicine there. Additionally, she received her master of public health degree from the University of Kentucky.
Dr. Ballard is board certified by the American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine. She is a certified Tai Chi for arthritis instructor. Tai chi is known to reduce stress, in addition to many other health benefits.
Dr. Ballard joined KentuckyOne Health in June 2013 with a primary care practice affiliated with Flaget Memorial Hospital in Bardstown, part of KentuckyOne Health. In her new role, she is providing integrative medicine consultations and focusing on prevention and wellness initiatives across KentuckyOne Health and its service area.
In addition to rehab services, the Healthy Lifestyle Centers will offer integrated medicine services including Massage therapy, meditation, acupuncture, yoga, chronic muscle pain therapy and more.
For more information about KentuckyOne Health Healthy Lifestyle Centers, or to make an appointment, call 502.581.0110.
About KentuckyOne Health
KentuckyOne Health was formed when two major Kentucky health care organizations came together in early 2012. KentuckyOne Health combines the Jewish and Catholic heritages of the two former systems – Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s HealthCare and Saint Joseph Health System. In late 2012, the organization formed a partnership with the University of Louisville Hospital | James Graham Brown Cancer Center. The nonprofit system is committed to improving the health of Kentuckians by integrating medical research, education, technology and health care services wherever patients receive care. KentuckyOne Health has more than 200 locations including hospitals, physician groups, clinics, primary care centers, specialty institutes and home health agencies across the state of Kentucky and southern Indiana. KentuckyOne Health is the largest health system in Kentucky.