Kim Ballard, DO has undergraduate degrees in Biology and Secondary Education from Concord College. She is a graduate of WVSOM, and completed an Osteopathic Rotating Internship and Family Practice Residency at Charleston Area Medical Center, where she served as Chief Resident. She is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and the American Osteopathic Board of Family Practice. She works as a physician at AccessHealth, and has participated in the residency program as faculty and preceptor since its inception in 2011. She also serves as Adjunct Faculty for WVSOM, hosting 3rd and 4th year students on clinical rotations. She has special interests including geriatrics, rural health, and home visits. She is married and has one son. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, reading, and animal rescue.