Nurse Practitioner

Ballard

John attended the University of Illinois at Chicago, where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Then, he earned his Masters of Science in Nursing from Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences. Both of his degrees were earned with honors.

John comes to Vera after 28 years of service in the Navy. He has a wide variety of professional experience, with the past 4 years spent practicing family nursing. He chose to work in healthcare to ultimately help people and he sees it as a rewarding job. He was drawn to Vera for the medical home model and consistent partnership amongst colleagues. He looks forward to providing primary care and lifestyle coaching to patients at Vera.

In his free time, John enjoys spending time outdoors with his children. He also enjoys traveling and has had the opportunity to travel to over 25 countries and all 50 states!