B. Sonny Bal, MD, JD, MBA is a professor of orthopaedic surgery at the University of Missouri, in Columbia, with clinical practice limited to hip and knee disorders. He also serves as an adjunct professor of material sciences at the Missouri University of Science & Technology in Rolla, Missouri.
Dr. Bal earned his medical degree from Cornell University Medical College in New York. He completed his surgical residency training at the University of California-San Francisco and the University of Missouri-Kansas City. His fellowship training in hip and knee replacement surgery was completed at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School in Boston.