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Cynthia Ball, DO

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Occupational Medicine
Physician Group: 
UT Health East Texas Physicians
Practices At: 

UT Health East Texas Physicians North Campus Tyler - Occupational Medicine

11937 U.S. Hwy. 271
Tyler, TX 75708

Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Cynthia Ball, DO, MS, is a board-certified occupational medicine physician, who practices at UT Health East Texas Physicians North Campus Tyler. “I believe the healthcare team includes the patient. An informed patient, who is an active participant in his or her care, is one of the keys to better health outcomes. I try to meet patients where they are in the process of behavior change.”

While Dr. Ball sees patients from various health backgrounds, she is especially interested in occupational health and safety, prevention, lifestyle change, musculoskeletal issues and injury case management. Dr. Ball also conducts Department of Transportation (DOT) Physical Exams.

She earned her bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas and her doctor of osteopathic medicine from the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Worth. In addition, she earned her master’s degree in environmental science from Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches and completed her occupational and environmental medicine residency at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler, where she was the chief resident.

Her personal interests include attending dance and theatre performances, vegetable gardening, yoga, hiking and jogging.

Dr. Ball is employed as a clinical faculty physician at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler under the UT Tyler School of Medicine.

Board Certifications: 

American Board of Preventive Medicine, Occupational Medicine, Board Certification

Council for Accreditation of Occupational Hearing Conservation (CAOHC), Certification

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Certified Medical Examiner, Certification


Occupational & Environmental Medicine Residency: The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler

Master of Science: Environmental Sciences, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches

Internship: Brooke Army Medical Center, Ft. Sam Houston

Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine: Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, Fort Worth

Pre-Med Studies: Texas Woman’s University, Denton

Bachelor of Arts: Biochemistry, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas

Associate of Science: Chemistry, Amarillo College, Amarillo

Texas Medical Association, Member

Smith County Medical Society, Member

American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Member

American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Member