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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (9)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Hieu Ball, Orthopaedic Surgeon is Good. Dr. Ball has been reviewed by 24 patients who have provided 9 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.6
Promptness 3.9
Courteous Staff 3.8
Accurate Diagnosis 3.8
Bedside Manner 3.8
Spends Time with Me 3.7
Follows Up After Visit 3.7

Specialties & Research

  • He has special expertise in 9 areas:
  • Back Pain
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Infection
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Laminectomy
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Fractures
  • Spinal Stenosis

Education & Awards

Dr. Ball graduated from Tufts University, Boston. He has 2 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2010)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010)


Dr. Ball has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek Campus 
  • Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Campus 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Hieu Thanh Ball MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 17 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Hieu T. Ball practice?
Dr. Hieu Ball has 1 office location.
Dr. Hieu Ball practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Walnut Creek, CA.
See Walnut Creek Surgeons.