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Mark Wayne Ball, M.D.

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Suburban Hospital

8600 Old Georgetown Road
Bethesda, MD 20814 map


Departments / Divisions

  • Surgery at Suburban Hospital



  • MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2010)


  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Urology (2016)

Board Certifications

  • Pending/Scheduled / Urology

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

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Circulating Tumor DNA as a Marker of Therapeutic Response in Patients With Renal Cell Carcinoma: A Pilot Study. *Ball MW*, Gorin MA, Guner G, Pierorazio PM, Netto G, Paller CJ, Hammers HJ, Diaz LA, Allaf ME. Clin Genitourin Cancer. 2016 Oct;14(5):e515-e520. doi:10.1016/j.clgc.2016.03.019. No abstract available. PMID: 27150639

Extent of renal vein invasion influences prognosis in patients with renal cell carcinoma. *Ball MW*, Gorin MA, Harris KT, Curtiss KM, Netto GJ, Pavlovich CP, Pierorazio PM, Allaf ME. BJU Int. 2016 Jul;118(1):112-7. doi: 10.1111/bju.13349. PMID: 26456548

Splitting One Kidney into Two: Robotic Partial Kidney Transplant in a Porcine Model. *Ball MW*, Readal N, Pierorazio PM, Allaf ME. Eur Urol. 2016 May;69(5):968-9. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2015.12.014. No abstract available. PMID: 26746622

Recent advances in immunotherapy for kidney cancer. *Ball MW*, Allaf ME, Drake CG. Discov Med. 2016 Apr;21(116):305-13. PMID: 27232516 Free Article

Grade heterogeneity in small renal masses: potential implications for renal mass biopsy. *Ball MW*, Bezerra SM, Gorin MA, Cowan M, Pavlovich CP, Pierorazio PM, Netto GJ, Allaf ME. J Urol. 2015 Jan;193(1):36-40. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2014.06.067. PMID: 24960470

Activities & Honors


  • American Urological Association
  • Society of Urologic Oncology

Patient Ratings & Comments

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