Bari A. Parks-Ballard, MD
Provider Name: Bari A. Parks-Ballard, MD
Credentials: MD
Specialization: Obstetrics and Gynecology
Medical School Name: Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN
Years of Experience: 21 years
Board Certified: American Academy of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Language/s: English and Spanish
Gender: Female
Short Bio: 
Bari A. Parks Ballard is board-certified OB/GYN who serves women of all ages in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs.  After completing her residency at Cook County Hospital, Dr. Ballard spent 20 years working in federally qualified health centers providing care to underserved communities throughout Chicagoland.  She currently works at Family Christian Health Center and a full-time laborist at UChicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial Hospital in Harvey, IL providing inpatient OB/GYN care.  With every encounter, she endeavors to partner with patients to educate them about their bodies and lifestyle choices and ultimately allows them to make informed decisions about their care.  She has a special passion for working with adolescents and young adults.  She serves as a mentor for several future physicians and professional women in her community.
An Atlanta native, Bari graduated with honors from Spelman College with a BS in Chemistry.  She received her medical degree from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee.  She is a devoted wife to Randall and a proud mom to Danielle, currently a junior at Spelman.
Your Approach to Health Care: 
Women’s Health Promotion and Prevention

Family Christian Health Center
  • 31 West 155th Street Harvey, IL 60426
  • (708) 596-5177
Dolton Location – Pediatric Services Only
  • 713 E 142nd Street Dolton, Illinois 60419
  • (708) 596-5177
Lynwood Location
  • 19767 S. Torrence Avenue Lynwood, Illinois 60411
  • (708) 596-5177

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