Deborah Ann Ballard, MD, MPH

Integrative Medicine Physician

Dr. Deborah Ballard joined Duke Integrative Medicine in January 2020. Dr. Ballard has over 25 years of clinical experience, most recently coming to us from an integrative medicine practice in North Dakota. Dr. Ballard provides care as part of the Duke Integrative Medicine Primary Care, as well as Integrative Medicine Adult Consultations.

Dr. Ballard was the Medical Director for Integrative Medicine at KentuckyOne Health. She is board certified in internal medicine, and earned her medical degree from the University of Louisville and a Master of Public Health from the University of Kentucky. Dr. Ballard also completed the Leadership Program in Integrative Healthcare at Duke University in 2016.

Dr. Ballard brings her experience and passion for delivering the best of evidence-based therapies and lifestyle medicine to prevent disease, promote wellness, and alleviate suffering. She is looking forward to serving you.


  • Internal Medicine
  • Primary Care- new and return
  • Annual physicals and routine gynecologic care
  • Medicare Annual Wellness visits


  • MD, University of Louisville, 1988 (Magna Cum Laude)
  • MPH, University of Kentucky, 2012
  • Internal Medicine, University of Louisville, 1989
  • Leadership Program in Integrative Healthcare, Duke University, 2016
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