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Larry Ballinger, DPM

  • Podiatry, Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Podiatry
Larry Ballinger, DPM
Accepts new patients
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Contact

Scripps Clinic Medical Group
10710 N Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Phone Number
858-554-9300

Expertise

  • Podiatry, Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

Languages

  • English

Biography

As a podiatrist, Larry Clay Ballinger, DPM, treats a wide range of foot and ankle conditions, including ingrown toe nails, bunions and hammer toe. He also treats neuromas and foot conditions related to diabetes; performs complex surgical reconstruction; and cares for sports-related foot and ankle injuries. He sees patients of all ages from children to adults.


Dr. Ballinger believes in putting patients at the center of their care and that collaboration is essential to achieving the best possible outcome. Through open communication and extensive diagnostic evaluation, he is able to assist patients in selecting the most effective treatment options. In addition, he works closely with specialists and referring physicians to coordinate care.


He grew up in a small town in Ohio, completing his podiatry training in Cleveland before moving to California to start his surgical residency. When he is not providing care for patients, Dr. Ballinger enjoys spending time with his family, playing soccer, skiing and watching the Ohio State Buckeyes.

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery, Foot and Ankle Surgery, 2016
  • American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery, Foot Surgery, 2010

Medical Education

  • Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine, DPM, 2003

Residencies

  • Kaiser Permanente, Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine, 2006
  • Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego, Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine, 2005
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