Dr. Edward Ball, MD

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UC San Diego Health - La Jolla 3855 Health Sciences Drive La Jolla, CA 92093 Get Directions
Dr. Edward Ball, MD
Edward Ball, MD, is a board-certified hematologist and medical oncologist who treats individuals with blood-related cancers such as leukemia and lymphoma. In his role as director and chief of the Blood and Marrow Transplant Program, he leads an interdisciplinary team of physicians, advanced practitioners, nurses, social workers and support staff. A professor in the Department of Medicine, he is a highly respected cancer researcher who studies all aspects of stem cell transplantation and has patented four of his cancer treatment innovations. Dr. Ball has published over 250 journal articles and book chapters based on his basic and clinical research. Dr. Ball has been listed as one of "America's Top Doctors" for the last 10 years and is a past recipient of the Stohlman Award from the Leukemia Society of America. He is also a past steering committee member of the prestigious BMT Clinical Trials Network. Prior to joining UC San Diego Health, Dr. Ball was director of the blood and marrow transplant program at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute for seven years. Dr. Ball completed fellowships in hematology and oncology at The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and University Hospitals Case Medical Center in Cleveland. He completed residency training at Hartford Hospital in Connecticut and earned his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland. He is board-certified in hematology, medical oncology and internal medicine.

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Moores Cancer Center3855 Health Sciences Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093
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Edward Ball, MD, is a board-certified hematologist and medical oncologist who treats individuals with blood-related cancers such as leukemia and lymphoma. In his role as director and chief of the Blood and Marrow Transplant Program, he leads an interdisciplinary team of physicians, advanced practitioners, nurses, social workers and support staff. 

A professor in the Department of Medicine, he is a highly respected cancer researcher who studies all aspects of stem cell transplantation and has patented four of his cancer treatment innovations. Dr. Ball has published over 250 journal articles and book chapters based on his basic and clinical research. 

Dr. Ball has been listed as one of "America's Top Doctors" for the last 10 years and is a past recipient of the Stohlman Award from the Leukemia Society of America. He is also a past steering committee member of the prestigious BMT Clinical Trials Network.

Prior to joining UC San Diego Health, Dr. Ball was director of the blood and marrow transplant program at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute for seven years.

Dr. Ball completed fellowships in hematology and oncology at The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and University Hospitals Case Medical Center in Cleveland. He completed residency training at Hartford Hospital in Connecticut and earned his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland. He is board-certified in hematology, medical oncology and internal medicine.

Dr. Ball's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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  •  Specializes in Oncology
  •  Board certified in Hematology, Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphoid Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Graft vs Host Disease
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma, Large Cell, Anaplastic
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Melanoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
  • Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Qualitative Platelet Defects (incl. Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thalassemia
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis

Education

  • Medical School
    Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1976

  • Internship Hospital
    Hartford Hospital

    Completed in 1977

  • Residency Hospital
    Hartford Hospital
    Mary Hitchcock Mem Hospital
  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Hospitals Of Cleveland

    Completed in 1981

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Russian
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Oncology
  • Medical Oncology

Procedures Performed

  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Bone Marrow Transplant
  • HPC Transplantation (Stem Cell Transplant)
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Thoracentesis