Dr. Richard Ball, MD

Dr. Richard Ball, MD

Pain Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 67
(4)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Richard Ball, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Traverse City, MI and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from University Of Michigan Medical School in 1978 and specializes in pain medicine.

3988 W Royal Dr

Traverse City, MI 49684

Contact Information

(231) 935-0860

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Humana
  • Priority Health

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
normal
more than 79% of peers
Spondylosis
normal
more than 67% of peers
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
normal
more than 60% of peers

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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
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Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy

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Procedures

  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Michigan.

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

  • University Of Michigan Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ball to family and friends
4.0
based on 4 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Ball's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Ball accepts 3 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Priority Health
    Priority PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Ball has admitting privileges

Munson Medical Center
1105 6th St
Traverse City, MI 49684
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