Ballard Joins Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery Clinic
TUPELO, Mississippi—Nurse practitioner Carl Ballard, FNP-C, has joined Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery Clinic.
Ballard earned an associate degree in nursing from Bevill State Community College in Hamilton, Alabama, in 2008 and a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2013. He completed a master’s degree in nursing and his family practitioner training at UAB in 2020. He is certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Basic Life Support.
At UAB, Ballard was inducted into the Golden Key International Honor Society, Sigma Theta Tau International and Phi Kappa Phi. He has been employed by North Mississippi Medical Center since 2008 and previously worked as a registered nurse on the Cardiovascular Step-down Unit and in Surgical Services as a cardiovascular surgery circulating nurse, scribe nurse and case manager.
Ballard joins Drs. Robert Derveloy, John Chalmers Neill, Billy Parsons, Vishal Sachdev, Joseph Stinson and David Talton; physician assistants Christopher McCarley, Christopher Newell and Steven Savoy; and nurse practitioners Katie Gann, Mary Leigh Horn, Starla Horton, Robin Jackson, Candyce Little and Paige Nabors. He will see patients at Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery Clinic on the fourth floor of NMMC’s East Tower, 830 S. Gloster St., Tupelo.
Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery Clinic has a second location at 3302 W. Linden St., Corinth. For an appointment at either location, call (662) 377-7170 or 1-800-THE DESK (1-800-843-3375).