Over the last 20 years in practice, Dr. Ball has performed many minimally invasive spine surgery procedures and has extensive experience teaching other spine surgeons minimally invasive surgical techniques for both the cervical and lumbar spine.
Minimally invasive surgery allows Dr. Ball to use specific surgical techniques that limit the size and number of incisions that need to be made during a surgical procedure. As a result, he can perform surgery without cutting into a lot of skin and muscle, as is done with open spine surgery.
Surgeons who perform minimally invasive surgery, like Dr. Ball, have very specialized training in addition to the traditional open surgery training obtained by spine surgeons. These surgeries involve specialized instruments and skill to perform the operation through small incision sites.
Dr. Hieu Ball is highly experienced in performing minimally invasive spine surgery. Call (925) 667-3538 to schedule a consultation. You may also Request An Appointment online.