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Specializes in Rheumatology • Male • Age 84

1813 6th Ave S
Birmingham, AL 35233
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  • Arthritis
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UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA MEDICAL CENTER
1813 6th Ave S
Birmingham, AL 35233
UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA HOSPITAL
619 19th St S
Birmingham, AL 35233
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    Dr. Ball's Experience

    Specialties

    • Rheumatology

    Board Certifications

    • Internal Medicine
    • Rheumatology
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    • Arthritis
    • Osteoarthritis
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Vanderbilt University
    Graduated in 1959

    Internship Hospital

    Cincinnati Genl Hospital
    Complete in 1960

    Residency Hospital

    Pennsylvania Hospital
    Complete in 1961
    University Miami
    Complete in 1964

    Fellowship Hospital

    Jackson Memorial Hospital
    Complete in 1964
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Ball & Staff

    • English
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    Office Locations

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    UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA MEDICAL CENTER
    1813 6th Ave S
    Birmingham, AL 35233
    (205) 975-6859 (Fax)
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    UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA HOSPITAL
    619 19th St S
    Birmingham, AL 35233
    (205) 934-6600 (Office)
    (205) 975-4896 (Fax)
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