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Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery Of Spine

Hieu Thanh Ball , MD

California Comprehensive Spine Institute
5401 Norris Canyon Rd Ste 206
San Ramon, CA 94583

(925) 838-8830

Overview

Double-fellowship trained in pediatric and adult spine surgery, Dr. Hieu Ball currently treats complex conditions of the neck, mid-back, and low back. Dr. Ball specializes in motion preserving technologies, such as total (artificial) disc replacement in the low back and neck, as well as minimally invasive spine surgery for decompressions and fusions. His practice at the California Comprehensive Spine Institute is one of the national training sites that teaches other surgeons how to perform total disc replacements. Dr. Ball has an academic position as Clinical Instructor at the University of California, Davis. His medical training, residency and first pediatric fellowship, took place at Harvard Medical School, where he worked with leading spine specialists at Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston Children's Hospital, and Beth Israel Hospital. He then did his second fellowship in Los Angeles with Drs. Rick Delamarter and Edgar Dawson at St. John's Medical Center/UCLA. Currently, he treats children and adults with spinal disorders spanning the range of degenerative disease, congenital or acquired deformity conditions such as scoliosis, traumatic injuries, work-related injuries, tumors, and infections.

Gender: Male

Years in Practice: 28 Years

Languages Spoken: Spanish and English

Specialties

Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery Of Spine

Hospital Affiliations

  • San Ramon Regional Medical Center

Education and Training

Medical School
Tufts University School Of Medicine Graduated in 1994

Main Location

California Comprehensive Spine Institute
5401 Norris Canyon Rd Ste 206
San Ramon, CA 94583
(925) 838-8830

Fax: (925) 583-8883
Website: www.calspinemd.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

Mon8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Fri-
Sat-
Sun-

Other Locations

California Comprehensive Spine Institute
100 Park Pl Ste 140
San Ramon, CA 94583
(925) 838-8830

Fax:(925) 583-8883
Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Fri-
Sat-
Sun-

Insurance Plans Accepted

Please verify insurance information directly with your doctor’s office as it may change frequently.
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Anthem Advantage HMO
  • BC CA California Care Small Group HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
  • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
  • Blue Cross CA California Care Large Group HMO
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
  • Blue Cross CA Select HMO
  • Blue Cross CA Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield CA Bronze 60 PPO SHOP
  • Blue Shield CA Bronze Full PPO 4500
  • Blue Shield CA PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Silver 70 PPO
  • BS CA Platinum 90 PPO
  • CIGNA LocalPlus
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Health Net CA HMO
  • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
  • Health Net CA Individual and Family PPO
  • Health Net CA PPO
  • Health Net EPO - PureCare One Small Business
  • Health Net PureCare One EPO Individual & Family Plan
  • Humana Choice POS
  • MEDICA CHOICE WITH UNITEDHEALTHC
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • PHCS PPO Kaiser
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Nexus Open Access
  • UHC Options PPO