Dr. Robert David Ball D.O.
Pain Management Specialist | Interventional Pain Medicine19621 Cochran Boulevard Unit 1 Port Charlotte Florida, 33948
Robert David Ball, DO, MS, is currently on staff at Southwest Florida Pain Center in Port Charlotte, Florida. Dr. Ball has been practicing for over 5 years with double certification in anesthesiology and pain management from the esteemed American Board of Anesthesiology. Dr. Ball has particular expertise in spinal cord stimulation and cervical and lumbar radiofrequency ablation. Radiofrequency ablation is a procedure using radio waves or electric current to generate sufficient heat to interrupt nerve conduction on a semi-permanent basis. Aside from treating his patients at the medical center, Dr. Ball conducts presentations within his community for cancer support groups, pain management lectures, pharmaceutical companies, and for visiting students. A strong believer in continued education, he also is a member of several associations including the Florida Osteopathic Medical Association and the Florida Society of Interventional Pain Physicians.
Education and Training
Nova Southeastern University
Univ of Southern Ca Sch of Med, Los Angeles Ca 1959
American Board of Anesthesiology- Anesthesiology
Pain Management; MS (Master of Science)
DO (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine)
AnesthesiologyAmerican Board of AnesthesiologyABA- Pain Medicine
Areas of expertise and specialization
Faculty Titles & Positions
- Presentations at Local Hospitals for Cancer Support Groups, Pain Management Lectures, Pharmaceutical Conferences, Teaching Visiting Students -
- Chief Resident of the Year, 2009, 2010
- Nova Southeastern University
- SUNY Upstate Medical University
Professional Society Memberships
- American Society of Anesthesiologists, International Spine Intervention Society, Florida Society of Anesthesiologists, Florida Osteopathic Medical Association, Florida Society of Interventional Pain Physicians
What do you attribute your success to?
- Lots of Hard Work, Constantly Improving the Most Complicated Procedures
Hobbies / Sports
- Boating, Biking, Traveling
Favorite professional publications
- Pain Management Journal
Dr. Robert David Ball D.O.'s Practice location
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Patient Experience with Dr. Ball
- Mary jo
When I first spoke with my primary care doctor concerning my back pain, I stated I did not want surgery, (I had had two previous successful lumbar fusions with lots of hardware and implants), and was not a pain pill taker, he smiled and said, he knew of a doctor that was "a miracle worker". He was surely right. After reviewing my lumbar and thoracic MRI's, we were able to come up with a plan. I really appreciated the knowledge and care that Dr. Ball showed me throughout my experience with him. I'm a new person thanks to his skill and expertise and I shall forever be grateful to him.
- Mary jo
This procedure was the best and most successful surgery I've ever had. It has basically given me my life back. Pain was such a controlling force in my life prior to this. I was starting to feel a little hopeless. Now I look forward to every day with a new outlook on life. Thank you Dr. Ball and your staff for being there for me.
Feel amazing , Dr. Ball has helped me to be pain free!
Thank you for your amazing care
Five stars, occasionally runs behind
I found Dr Ball to be caring, professional & very knowledgable in pain management. After 4 spinal fusions and a SCS revision I am much improved and in less pain. No more pain meds!
I have been seeing the SW Florida pain management center for the past 2 years related to pain stemming from 2 herniated discs in my lower back. I have had two radio frequency ablations which have changed my life in that I am now able to function normally, play golf and fly fish which is my passion. Prior to seeing Drs. Ball and Valente, I was told my only option was surgery, without any guarantee of a successful outcome. Thanks to you both for enabling me to live my life without the chronic lower back pain I had been experiencing prior to your treatments
I had been in pain for 18 months after two sessions it was unbelievable the relief that I felt, The office there is amazing and so is Dr Ball"!!! Now I can enjoy the Florida lifestyle!!
- Camille b
Dr Ball has made my everyday life special again. His treatment and the treatment of his staff have been very special. I can't say enough good things about the difference he has made in my life.
I love Dr. Ball. He is very efficient. It wasn't for Dr. Ball I would be in overwhelming pain. He has aloud me to return to normal daily activities.
Doctor Ball is a excellent Pain Management Doctor. Always Kind and compassionate. I would recommend him and have to anyone, His operating personality is great and comforting, he is the Best
Very pleased with relief I got over the past few months, especially the RFA
He has been so wonderful! Every time I needed him he had me come in right away.
Dr Ball performed a RFA procedure for sacroiliac with great success. After steroid shots I was relieved to receive a procedure that should work for a longer period of time. I pleased to recommend Dr. Ball.
After several years of operations and pills to control the pain, I am now walking without a cane and relatively pain free, thanks to Dr. Ball and the stimulator that he implanted in my back.
It's been great. Dr. Ball has done everything he said he would and it worked great.
I was very impressed with Dr. Ball and staff. Had back pain for years and did not know where to get the help that I needed. My primary Dr. Sent me to Dr. Ball and after discussions and evaluation we where able to decide on a plan that we both felt would fit. All procedures where fully explained in detail and with each procedure we made significant improvement. It has been approximately one year and I can do everything that I want to do and am so thankful for Dr. Ball, his staff and the procedures that are available today.
Dr Ball is really great because of him my whole life is changed. He is really concerned about all of his patient.
Pain management is a very important. Dr. Ball along with spinal cord stimulation has helped me to gain improved quality of life.
Dr Ball seems to really care for patients. Dr. Ball's office seems like a miracle factory.
He is very good and friendly. After 15 years of pain...pain is significantly reduced.
Dr. Ball did an excellent job of relieving my pain.
There isn't any better office and staff than dr. Ball and his crew . They have certainly made my daily life 100 percent better.
Great procedure works great
Warm and friendly, Knowledgable about his work. I am experiencing less pain and I am hopeful that I will be pain free.
Dr. Ball is great. He explained everything and made me very feel very comfortable. He is very friendly.
Dr. Ball is fantastic. My surgery went really well. I just cant say enough good things. Its life changing.+ Show More
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