Achieving excellence in his profession and commitment to helping patients achieve a superior quality of life is what motivates B. Sonny Bal, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Missouri Health Sciences Center in Columbia, Missouri. Dr. Bal welcomed the opportunity to join the FARM Board of Directors as a means to pursue his goals as well as to help advocate for the development of new orthopedic technologies & treatments.
Board certified in orthopedic surgery Dr.Bal writes extensively about his field and is regularly published in The American Journal of Arthroplasty, Journal of Bone Joint Surgery, and the Journal of Biochemistry. His professional memberships include the American Academy of orthopedic Surgeons; Mid-America orthopedic Association; and orthopedic Research Society.
Dr.Bal earned his MD degree from Cornell University Medical College in New York and went on to receive his MBA from Kellogg Graduate School of Management Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. His residency was fulfilled at the University of Missouri and he completed his clinical and research fellowships at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.