Dr. Tiffany Ballard | Female Plastic Surgeon Michigan

Meet Dr. Ballard

Meet Tiffany Ballard, MD

Board Certified Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Tiffany Ballard is not only a top female plastic surgeon in Michigan, she’s also a busy mom of two. She brings a female perspective to Ann Arbor Plastic Surgery, constantly inspiring us to achieve more and do better for our female and male patients.

Dr. Ballard’s warm, welcoming demeanor puts patients at ease when disclosing concerns about their appearance. She listens closely to a patient’s goals, having learned long ago that many patients want natural-looking enhancements.

Dr. Ballard completed her plastic surgery training at the University of Michigan and was fellowship-trained at the world-renowned Few Institute for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery in Chicago. Her immense knowledge of the latest surgical techniques in cosmetic surgery has the practice adopting proven, cutting edge procedures. Her “perfect stitch” scar-minimizing technique helps patients feel more confident about the surgeries they select. For patients undergoing procedures in the office, she has carefully crafted the experience to ensure patients are as comfortable and prepared for the procedure and recovery as possible.

Schedule your consultation with Dr. Ballard, our female plastic surgeon, in Ann Arbor, MI, by calling Ann Arbor Plastic Surgery at 734-913-5100.

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Choose Dr. Ballard as Your Michigan Plastic Surgeon

We are delighted that you’re considering Ann Arbor Plastic Surgery for your aesthetic procedure. Our highly skilled and exceptionally trained female plastic surgeon is an excellent choice for your procedure because she:

In an industry dominated by men, Dr. Ballard is uniquely qualified to understand the needs of our female patients. She specializes in mommy makeovers, abdominoplasty, breast reductions and lifts, and labiaplasty. She is known for her natural-looking breast enhancements with implants and strongly believes a moderate, tasteful implant is the key for long-lasting gorgeous results. She also aims to achieve a classic silhouette with her body contouring procedures.

She loves helping patients navigate the complex world of plastic surgery.

She is focused on keeping our practice at the forefront of the aesthetics industry for surgical and non-surgical rejuvenation.

Dr. Ballard likes to say that her mommy makeover is an “experience.” A mother herself, she understands the frustrations of a post-partum body and can help you navigate the process as she shares tips for merging a surgical recovery with childcare needs.

Dr. Ballard provides her patients with straightforward facts and actionable information. If a procedure isn’t a good fit, she’ll tell you. If your expectations are unreasonable, she’ll help you to revise them. Her honesty-driven approach ensures that patients know what they’ll receive, instead of being disappointed after a surgery that was never the right fit.

Visit Dr. Ballard for a one-on-one consultation, one of the premier plastic surgeons in the state.

Dr. Ballard’s Training and Experience

From a young age, Dr. Ballard showed an interest in medicine and worked hard to make her lifelong dream of becoming a doctor a reality. A first-generation college graduate, she attended college on a full-tuition scholarship and graduated Summa Cum Laude.

Dr. Ballard graduated from Vanderbilt University Medical School, where she was one of the top medical students with AOA status. She completed a seven-year plastic surgery residency at the University of Michigan, one of the most renowned training programs in the country. Dr. Ballard received advanced training in plastic surgery with a prestigious fellowship in cosmetic surgery at the Few Institute in Chicago, where she trained under Dr. Julius Few. During her training, she authored over thirty peer-reviewed publications and presented her research at both national and international plastic surgery conferences.

Education & Training

Armed with a world-class medical education and plastic surgery training from industry experts, Dr. Ballard has the education and experience you need for a successful procedure.

  • Aesthetic & Oculoplastic Fellowship, Dr. Julius Few, The Few Institute, Chicago, IL
  • Integrated Plastic Surgery Residency, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Center for Healthcare Outcomes and Policy Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • University of Michigan Medical Education Scholars Program, Ann Arbor, MI
  • D., Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN
  • A., Biochemistry (major) & Anthropology (minor), DePauw University, Greencastle, IN

Honors and Awards

Dr. Ballard’s commitment to excellence has earned her many awards. These include:

  • Best of Washtenaw Plastic Surgeon
  • Hardesty, M.D., Plastic Surgery Research Council Annual Meeting Best Poster Award
  • American Medical Women’s Association Citation for Academic Achievement
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
  • Amos Christie Pediatric Society Scholar
  • Summa Cum Laude, DePauw University
  • DePauw University Joseph F. Gillespie Health Sciences Award
  • Phi Beta Kappa Academic Honor Society
  • DePauw University Holton Memorial Academic Scholarship
  • Lilly Endowment Full Tuition Indiana Undergraduate Scholarship
  • Bellmont High School Valedictorian

Becoming a plastic surgeon takes over a decade of education, training, and practice to obtain rigorous board certification. Contact our office to schedule your consultation with Dr. Ballard.

Q & A with Dr. Ballard

I grew up in the small town of Decatur, Indiana, surrounded by grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins.

I am a first-generation college student and attended DePauw University in Greencastle, IN. I then went directly to Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, TN. Nashville was a wonderful place to spend 4 years learning medicine! I returned closer to home to complete my plastic surgery training at the University of Michigan, where I spent 7 years honing my skills before finally completing training with a 6-month cosmetic fellowship in Chicago.

I specialize in breast, body, and labiaplasty plastic surgery procedures. My niche procedures currently are tummy tucks, breast reductions and lifts, mommy makeovers, and labiaplasties.

Our overall practice philosophy is “the difference is in the details.” Personally, I take this very seriously as I do believe that the fine details regarding surgical planning and execution of an operation lead to major differences in the results that a patient experiences.

I became a plastic surgeon because I love the challenge of being able to operate from head to toe and tailoring every patient’s surgical plan to their desired result. There is no one size fits all in plastic surgery, and it is a unique field in which I can be artistic yet exact.

I really enjoy taking care of patients, and I love operating. Everyone at work knows the OR is my “happy place.” I do my best to make sure every one of my patients knows that no matter what, I want to do what is best for them and get them the results they expect. I am never happy until they are happy.

Dedication, endless hours studying, and focusing on my goals were my main recipe for success. I was unwavering in my pursuit of getting a scholarship to attend college and then spent as many hours at the library that were necessary to perform at the top of my class to get into medical school. But don’t worry, I managed to have a little fun along the way.

My leisure time is spent with my two kids and husband. These days, that means doing a lot of chauffeuring to activities, cheering from the sidelines, and laundry. I also always have a future house project on my mind that I like to plan.

During my plastic surgery residency, I realized that I really enjoyed aesthetic surgery because it demands near perfection and really listening and paying attention to what patients want. This really appealed to my perfectionist-tendencies and has been a wonderful career to date.

Plastic surgery residency is long and grueling. There were plenty of late nights on call where I questioned if surgery was the right field, but fortunately those moments quickly passed. Now I can’t imagine doing anything else for a career.

Mother, loyal, and honest

I am more comfortable with setting boundaries and am not afraid to say no.

I strongly believe that by specializing in only a few procedures , I have become a better surgeon. I am able to hone my skills and ensure consistent, safe results every time.

I am known for making natural-looking belly buttons during tummy tucks and for paying careful attention during surgery to achieve thin, nearly invisible scars.

Partner with Our Female Plastic Surgeon for Your Aesthetic Procedures

Dr. Ballard has a special passion for female transformations. She provides post-baby moms with a Mommy Makeover “experience” and vaginal rejuvenation in the form of labiaplasty. Dr. Ballard’s top procedures include:

If you’re looking for a partner in your journey of transformation, come see Dr. Ballard. She’ll be by your side, providing expert guidance throughout your journey.

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From the moment I called to schedule my consultation I was confident and comfortable with my choice to have Dr. Ballard to do my breast augmentation and labiaplasty.

More About Dr. Ballard

Your Michigan Plastic Surgeon

consultation with Dr. Ballard is the best way to get to know our friendly and skilled female plastic surgeon. While you wait for yours, discover a few interesting tidbits from her personal life. Learn more about Dr. Ballard by hovering over each box.

Dr. Ballard is the embodiment of work-life integration.

She pours her heart and soul into her work during the day and gives her patients her best, but she’s always on time to pick her children up every night. She is a super hands-on mom with her two school-aged children.
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Dr. Ballard's favorite things.

Mexican food, anything to do with Christmas, getting her hands dirty in the garden, and spending time with her family top the list of Dr. Ballard’s favorite things.
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She loves sticky notes and her calendar.

Since she is so busy balancing her work and home life, Dr. Ballard writes anything important on a sticky note and enters every event into her calendar as soon as she can to keep her schedule organized.
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She is a morning person.

Dr. Ballard loves getting a few hours of work in before anyone else in her house is even awake. These quiet, productive mornings help set the tone for the rest of her busy day and ensure she keeps her “to do” list on track.
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She is professional at being organized.

Dr. Ballard’s organization skills make multi-tasking a breeze. The busier she is, the more efficient she becomes.
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Schedule your consultation to meet Dr. Ballard in person as you receive personalized advice about your options for surgical or nonsurgical cosmetic enhancement. Contact Ann Arbor Plastic Surgery at 734-913-5100 to ask your specific questions. You can also reach out to us via our online form.

Schedule A Consultation

Our Michigan plastic surgery specialists understand that the difference is in the details when it comes to achieving your desired results. Visit Dr. Malhotra and Dr. Ballard at our Ann Arbor or Jackson locations to learn more.