Stephen K. Ball, MD

Richard Harvey, MD

About Dr. Stephen K. Ball

Dr. Ball is a cardiac surgeon at Northside Cardiac Surgeons. 

He received an undergraduate degree in engineering at Mississippi State University and a doctorate at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. He completed a general surgery residency at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and a cardiothoracic residency at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Lukes Medical Center in Chicago. He then practiced cardiac surgery at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville for 10 years before moving to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where he ultimately focused on valve surgery, particularly minimally invasive and transcatheter procedures.

Dr. Ball is certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery and brings over 25 years of adult cardiac surgery experience to Northside Hospital Gwinnett.

Education & Training

  • Medical School, University of Mississippi School of Medicine, Jackson, Mississippi
  • Residency, General Surgery, Mercer University School of Medicine, Macon, Georgia
  • Fellowship, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi