Dr. Richard Ball, MD

Dr. Richard Ball, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 72
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Dr. Richard Ball, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Albuquerque, NM and has been practicing for 46 years. He graduated from Albany Med Coll in 1972 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

6100 Pan American East Fwy NE Ste 455

Albuquerque, NM 87109

Contact Information

(505) 823-1010

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Ball performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

De Quervain's Disease
normal
more than 68% of peers
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
normal
more than 60% of peers
Steroid Injection
normal
more than 2% of peers

Dr. Ball's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

12  Conditions Treated

4  Procedures

  • Joint Drainage
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for New Mexico.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Albany Med Coll
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • University Of Louisville Affiliated Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ball has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ball's Reviews

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ball to family and friends
10 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Ball's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Ball saved our son's ability to play the guitar and paint. His injury was devastating to him and his main concern was would he still be able to paint and play music. Thank you Dr Ball for fixing him up!
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He's a good doctor but. When it comes to stand by his patients, no matter what he he will ALWAYS SIDE WITH HIS INCONSIDERATE BULLY OF AN ANESTHEGEOLOGSIT WHO LOVES TO SCREAM AND YELL AT THE PATIENT!!!!! AND IM EXTREMELY THAT THE DAY THAT I AM NO LONGER THEIR PUNCHING BAG CLIENT & I WILL NEVER BE...more
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