About the Practice

About the Practice

About the Practice

What's New at ROC Orthopedics

Teaching Trip in South Africa

Dr. Ballard recently returned from a teaching trip in South Africa where he instructed surgeons on the new journey XR knee technology. He held teaching meetings in Johannesburg, Pretoria, Durban, and Cape Town.

Dr. Ballard in South Africa
Dr. Ballard in South Africa

Dr. Ballard Visits with Japanese and German Surgeons Training on the Journey XR Knee System

Surgeons Training on the Journey XR Knee System
Surgeons Training on the Journey XR Knee System

Best US News RankingsDr. Ballard has been determined to be in the top 10% of Orthopedic Surgeons in his region.


Patients ChoiceDr. 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.


Portlands Top DoctorsDr. 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.

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First Outpatient Total Joint in Northwest

Dr. Ballard performs the first total joint replacement in an outpatient setting to be done in the northwest.