Dr. Stuart Ball, MD

Dr. Stuart Ball, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
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Dr. Stuart Ball, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Mobile, AL and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Medical University Of South Carolina in 1978 and specializes in ophthalmology.

2880 Dauphin St

Mobile, AL 36606

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

Glaucoma
very high
more than 99% of peers
Glaucoma Surgery
very high
more than 97% of peers
Trichiasis
high
more than 89% 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

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

36  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
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11  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Coreoplasty
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Dilation of Outflow Canal
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.

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

  • Medical University Of South Carolina
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • University Tex Affil Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • La State University Eye Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • New York Eye and Ear Infirmary
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

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

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ball to family and friends
48 total reviews (34 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (48)

  • 5
    (44)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Ball's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (34)

Dr. Ball's practice and his knowledge is extremely above the average in his field. He has been exceptional good in treating my eyes. We highly recommend him to all our friends and people we meet needing eye care.
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I've had experience with Dr. Ball and with others in his group and know them to be exceedingly well qualified, constant, professional, and effective. He has cared for me for years, with results all one could wish. I am grateful!
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I had excellent results from my cataract surgeries and highly recommend Dr. Ball. Had no pain and no discomfort at all. Two previous ophthalmologists recommended using the more expensive multifocal IOLs. Dr Ball's nurse called and said after looking over my chart, Dr Ball recommends I use the...more
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Awesome Doctor seems to be concerned about patient
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I could not recommend Dr. Ball more highly. In fact, I regularly recommend him. We are blessed to have Dr. Ball giving eye care to many of our Sisters here locally.
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