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Regent Surgical Health Hosts Workshop on Executing Bundled Payments


OrthoColorado visits Dr Ballard at Oregon Surgical Institute(OSI)

OrthoColorado visits Dr Ballard at Oregon Surgical Institute(OSI)

OSI is a national visitation site for other surgeons and staff to observe the process for outpatient total joints.


The Latest Hip Replacement TechnologyThe Latest Hip Replacement Technology

Dr. James Ballard discusses the latest hip replacement technology.


Oregon City Surgeon Turns to Exparel, an Injectable Non-opioid Drug for Post-surgical PainOregon City Surgeon Turns to Exparel, an Injectable Non-Opioid Drug for Post-Surgical Pain


Innovations in Polyethylene: Research & Clinical Perspectives on the State of the Art of PolyethyleneInnovations in Polyethylene: Research & Clinical Perspectives on the State of the Art of Polyethylene


Patient Chooses Oregon Outpatient Surgery Center for Three Joint Replacement SurgeriesPatient Chooses Oregon Outpatient Surgery Center for Three Joint Replacement Surgeries


Dr. Ballard Claims Outpatient Hip Replacement is the Wave of the FutureDr. Ballard Claims Outpatient Hip Replacement is the Wave of the Future


Dr. Ballard First in The Pacific Northwest to Perform Outpatient Hip ReplacementDr. Ballard First in The Pacific Northwest to Perform Outpatient Hip Replacement


Keep Your Moving Parts MovingKeep Your Moving Parts Moving


Latest Treatment Options for Knee Pain – March 25, 2013Latest Treatment Options for Knee Pain – March 25, 2013

Dr. James Ballard discusses the latest treatment options associated with knee pain.


GetAroundKnee™ with ShapeMatch Technology VideoGetAroundKnee™ with ShapeMatch Technology Video

Dr. James Ballard explains how the GetAroundKnee™ with ShapeMatch Technology is making a difference in the field of knee replacement on KATU's AM NW.


Dr. Ballard - Voted One of Portland's Top DoctorsDr. Ballard - Voted One of Portland's Top Doctors

Dr. Ballard is one of 8 local orthopedists voted to be “Portland’s Top Doctors”, by the local medical community and is featured in the January 2011 Portland Monthly Magazine. Portland Top Doctors were nominated by the collaborative efforts of Portland Monthly Magazine and Castle Connolly Medical Ltd, an independent medical research company. A total of 5, 501 licensed doctors in the tri-county and Southwestern Washington area were each invited to nominate up to 25 outstanding doctors in the region in 59 specialties. Nominee’s cannot vote for themselves and their medical license must be active and in good standing. Physicians cannot pay to be included in this list but simply, those with the most nominations were listed in each specialty.


Patients Choice HonorDr Ballard has been honored by his patients with a 2010, 2011, and 2012 Patients' Choice recognition, as well as one of America's Most Compassionate Doctors, tabulated by MDxMedical Inc.


Dr. Ballard featured in the April 2011 The Portland Physician Scribe on Robotic-Assisted Knee ResurfacingMeridian Park Adds Robotic-Assisted Knee Resurfacing

“Portland-area doctors now can offer patients a precise means of knee resurfacing that preserves healthy tissue and a normal feel not possible with total-knee replacement.

The technological advance that allows this is medicine’s first robotic arm system for orthopedic surgery. Called the MAKO Surgical Corp.’s RIO Robotic Arm Interactive Orthopedic System, it is a procedure known as MAKOplasty, available at Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center.

Before now, surgeons haven’t had the technology to do partial knee resurfacing in a precise way, said James C. Ballard, MD, one of four orthopedists on the Meridian Park medical staff using the technology…”

Dr. Ballard featured in the April 2011 The Portland Physician Scribe on Robotic-Assisted Knee Resurfacing »


Dr. James Ballard and Knee Replacement Patient, Gloria N., Interview on KOIN 6 News



Dr. James Ballard explains Hip Replacement on KATU’s AM NW