Kristin Johnston Ballard, MSN, DNP-BC

Kristin Johnston Ballard, MSN, DNP-BC

Family Medicine


Kristin Johnston Ballard, MSN, DNP-BC is a 3-time alumnus of UNCW, where she obtained her RN/BSN in 2012, her MSN/FNP in 2018, and most recently completed her Doctorate of Nursing in  May 2023. Kristin has served in our community as a registered nurse at NHRMC and Community Care of the Lower Cape Fear serving in pediatric care and case management. After obtaining her Master’s, she later supported multiple local county Child Advocacy Centers as a family nurse practitioner and child medical examiner, where she generously leveraged her compassion and expertise to support our local children in need of care post-trauma. She has most recently worked serving the Pediatric and Family Medicine populations in an acute urgent care setting where she has been able to assist patients and families with their acute and ongoing healthcare needs. Throughout her career, she has dedicated herself to supporting patients of all ages, and she has found her ultimate passion in providing holistic care to patients of all ages. This includes ensuring they have the education and tools needed to understand their diagnoses and how to best care for themselves, their children and/or their loved ones.

Kristin enjoys spending time with family, being a mother, riding horses, enjoying time outdoors, and taking care of their farm/animals.

Patient Satisfaction

Our patient satisfaction surveys help us identify areas of improvement to work toward providing you with the best healthcare in the area. Patient satisfaction, along with increasing the quality of care delivered and reducing healthcare costs, are the three organizational objectives we focus on each and every day.

How does Kristin Johnston Ballard compare?

  • How would you rate getting an appointment as soon as you needed? 

    4.76 out of 5
  • How would you rate how well this provider communicates? (easy to understand, listens carefully to you, shows respect for what you had to say, sensitivity, friendliness)

    4.76 out of 5
  • Using a number from 1 to 5, where 5 is the best provider possible and 1 is the worst provider possible, what number would you use to rate this provider?

    4.81 out of 5
  • When this provider orders a blood test, x-ray, or other test for you, how would you rate how well this provider’s office follows up to give you those results?

    4.52 out of 5