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Blood Disorders

Blood Disorders

If you have a blood disorder, turn to the specialists at Ballad Health. You’ll benefit from knowledgeable care delivered by board-certified hematologists – doctors who diagnose and treat blood conditions, including blood-related cancers.

Blood Disorders We Treat

Find excellent care at Ballad Health when you experience:

  • Anemia
  • Bleeding and clotting disorders
  • Blood-related cancers, such as leukemia, lymphoma and multiple myeloma

Learn about pediatric blood disorders treated at Niswonger Children’s Hospital.

Hematology Services & Treatments

Depend on Ballad Health’s skilled specialists to teach you about your blood condition or immune disorder and guide you and your family through treatment.

You’ll work with your doctor to manage and treat your blood disorder with a personal care plan. During your therapy, you may receive medications, blood cells, plasma, platelets or other blood products through a vein – infusion (IV) therapy. This method delivers them directly to your blood.

Find out about infusion services at Ballad Health.

Experienced Cancer Care

If you have blood cancer, an expert cancer care team at Ballad Health will work with you to provide the best possible treatment.

Johnson City Medical Center provides chemotherapy to kill as much cancer as possible if you have:

  • Acute myeloid leukemia (AML)
  • Acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL)
  • High-grade (faster growing) lymphoma
  • Aplastic anemia

 

Find a Specialist

View Ballad Health’s network of doctors and search by name, specialty, condition, gender and location. Or call 833-8-BALLAD for help finding a provider who offers the specific care you need.

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Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Regional leaders create Accountable Care Community with support from Ballad Health, Healthy Kingsport and United Way of Southwest Virginia

A leadership committee representing 24 regional organizations, along with more than 150 community stakeholder groups, has created the region’s first Accountable Care Community – a collaborative group whose goal is to transform the health of twenty-one counties in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia. ... read more about Regional leaders create Accountable Care Community with support from Ballad Health, Healthy Kingsport and United Way of Southwest Virginia.

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Ballad Health Reports Six-Month Results: Better Quality, Strong Financial Performance, and Significant Capital Investments

Ballad Health today announced operational results from its first six months of the fiscal year, and quarterly results for the 2nd quarter. The announcement coincides with the announcement by Moody’s Investor Services that Ballad Health’s outlook has been revised from neutral to positive. ... read more about Ballad Health Reports Six-Month Results: Better Quality, Strong Financial Performance, and Significant Capital Investments.

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Ballad Health hospitals increase visitation restrictions due to escalating flu risk

Rather than visit in person, people are encouraged to call the hospital to check on a patient’s condition. It’s also important to remember that people can spread the flu to others for a full a day before they start showing symptoms. ... read more about Ballad Health hospitals increase visitation restrictions due to escalating flu risk.