Dr Tara Ball graduated with a Medical Degree from the University of Newcastle in 2000. She worked as an Intern, Resident and Registrar Doctor at John Hunter Hospital, The Royal Newcastle Hospital, Rankin Park Hospital, Belmont Hospital, The Calvary Mater and many of the local Private Hospitals in the region. Since 2008 she has worked as a Specialist Consultant in both the Public and Private systems.
She is currently the Director of Rehabilitation Services at Lingard Private Hospital. The Lingard Rehabilitation Unit was set up by Dr Tara Ball in January 2015, and is currently a very popular 28 bed Rehabilitation Unit specialising in, Prehab, Post-Surgical Recovery, Chronic Medical Conditions, Age Related Functional Decline and Pain Management.