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Dr. Scott Ball, MD

Orthopedic Surgery*
4.4 (44)
Map Pin Small San Diego, CA
Accepting new patients
25 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Scott Ball, MD

Dr. Scott Ball, MD is an Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in San Diego, CA. They specialize in Orthopedic Surgery, has 25 years of experience, and is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery. They graduated from Thomas Jefferson University and is affiliated with UC San Diego Medical Center and Mountains Community Hospital. Dr. Ball, completed a residency at University Ca San Diego Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Ball an average 4.4 star rating.

Dr. Ball works at Practice in San Diego, CA with other offices in La Jolla, CA and Encinitas, CA. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Ball's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Uc San Diego
    200 W Arbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92103 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (858) 657-8200
  2. 2
    University of California San Diego Jacobs Medical Center
    9300 Campus Point Dr, La Jolla, CA 92037 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (858) 657-8200
  3. 3
    University of Ca San Diego
    1200 Garden View Rd, Encinitas, CA 92024 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (858) 657-8200
  4. 4
    Regents of the University of California
    9400 Campus Point Dr, La Jolla, CA 92093 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (858) 657-8200
    Monday
    07:30 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    07:30 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    07:30 - 17:00
    Thursday
    07:30 - 17:00
    Friday
    07:30 - 17:00
  5. 5
    UC San Diego Health - Encinitas
    1200 Garden View Rd, Encinitas, CA 92024 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (858) 657-7000

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • UC San Diego Medical Center
  • Mountains Community Hospital

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Hip Replacement with Robotic Assist
Hip Replacement
Peripheral Nerve Block
Joint Pain
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Knee Replacement
Partial Knee Replacement
Somatic Nerve Block
Total Knee Arthroplasty with Robotic Assist
Back Pain
Miner's Knee
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Bursitis
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Bursitis of Hip
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Radiculopathy
Chronic Neck Pain
Degenerative Disc Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Gait Abnormality
Hip Osteophyte
Hip Tendinitis
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Knee Osteophyte
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteopenia
Radiculopathy
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sciatica
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Scoliosis
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spine Deformities
Tenosynovitis
Steroid Injection
Achilles Tendinitis
Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Arthritis of the Elbow
Avascular Necrosis
Avascular Necrosis of Femoral Head
Baker’s Cyst
Bone Cancer
Broken Arm
Broken Neck
Bunion
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Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chondrocalcinosis
Chondromalacia
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Clavicle Fracture
Coccygeal Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
De Quervain's Disease
Elbow Bursitis
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Femoral Neck Fracture
Femur Fracture
Foot Fracture
Foot Sprain
Ganglion Cyst
Genu Valgum
Gout
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Hammer Toe
Herniated Disc
Hip Dysplasia
Hip Fracture
Hip Pointer
Hip Sprain
Iliotibial Band Syndrome
Internal Derangement of Knee
Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
Knee Dislocation
Knee Fracture
Knee Sprain
Knee Tendinitis
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Lumbosacral Radiculopathy
Lupus
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Morton's Neuroma
Muscle Cramping
Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
Myelopathy
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoarthritis of Wrist
Osteosarcoma
Ottos Pelvis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Pathological Spine Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Piriformis Syndrome
Plantar Fasciitis
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Pyogenic Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis of Hip
Rotator Cuff Tear
Sacrum Disorders
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Seronegative Rheumatoid Arthritis
Seropositive Rheumatoid Arthritis
Shoulder Fracture
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Spina Bifida
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Systemic Chondromalacia
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Tibial Fracture
TMJ
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Trigger Finger
Arthrocentesis
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn
Epidural Block
Excision of Femur or Knee
Facet Blocks
Hip Dislocation
Hip Replacement Revision
Hip Resurfacing
Joint Drainage
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee Arthroscopy
Knee Replacement Revision
Meniscus Surgery
Musculoskeletal Function Test
Quadriceps Tendon Repair
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Spinal Nerve Block
Synovial Biopsy
Total Hip Replacement
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    4.4
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    Based on 44 ratings
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    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 25 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1952325318
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • University Ca San Diego Medical Center
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    Board Certifications
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