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Steven R. Ballard, ANP-BC, MSN, BSN, RN

Phelps Health Medical Group

Steven R. Ballard, ANP-BC, MSN, BSN, RN

Accepting New Patients

Offers Telehealth Visits





Special Interests

Pacemaker and implantable cardiac defibrillator (ICD) and follow-up care
Heart failure
Arrhythmia management

Board Certifications

American Association of Nurse Practitioners

About Me

Steve Ballard, RN, BSN, MSN, ANP-BC, is a board-certified nurse practitioner, specializing in cardiovascular medicine. He has worked in healthcare, specifically cardiology, since 1986. He completed his associate’s degree in nursing at Southeast Missouri State University, his Bachelor of Science degree at Central Methodist University and his Master of Science degree to become a nurse practitioner at St. Louis University. Ballard provides outpatient follow-up care, pacemaker and implantable cardiac defibrillator (ICD) follow-up care, EKGs, holter and event monitors, in addition to participating in several clinical research trials. He joined the Phelps Health Medical Group in July of 2000. He sees patients in Suite 500 of the Phelps Health Medical Office Building.

His philosophy of care is to work hard, do your best and be nice. "It has always been a blessing to be a part of helping someone get better and feel better," he says. He enjoys spending time with his family, being outside and exercise.

Steve Ballard also offers Telehealth visits, which allow patients to visit him remotely using a smartphone with audio and video capabilities.

awardDr. Ballard along with his care staff, were recognized with Awards of Excellence for achieving patient experience scores above the 90th percentile in 2019.

Education & Training

Undergraduate School Central Methodist University, Fayette, Missouri, Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Graduate School Saint Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri


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