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Dr. Joseph Ball, MD

Critical Care Medicine ·  Male · Age 54

Dr. Ball

Dr. Joseph Ball, MD is a critical care medicine specialist in Gaithersburg, MD and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Georgetown University School Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in critical care medicine and pulmonary disease.


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(301) 963-2770

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Dr. Ball's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Eosinophilic Asthma
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Viral Infection

About Me

Biography

Dr. Joseph Ball, MD is a critical care medicine specialist in Gaithersburg, MD and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Georgetown University School Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in critical care medicine and pulmonary disease.

Specialties

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

University Of Al Hospital
Residency Hospital
1991
Georgetown University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1991

Awards

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I see Dr. Ball mostly, but all of the doctors are wonderful! I am a complicated patient with many comorbidities, and they are great with taking everything into consideration and communicating with my other providers. Very professional and kind! The support staff are great too!
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My Primary Care doctor recommended Dr. Ball. I am very pleased with my experience seeing him. He was very personable, patient, interested and listened to what I had to say, and very informative and helpful when I asked questions. He explained everything in terms I could understand. I recommend...Read More
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I saw him twice And I feel comfortable. He is nice & get to know him more.
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I started seeing Dr. Ball a little over a year ago. It has been a fantastic experience. I have complete faith in his care. He has an excellent interactive manner. He is honest, direct, friendly, a true professional. I was anxious about a test he ordered. The techs told me he would probably would...Read More
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