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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.

Newsroom

Friday, April 19, 2019

Johnston Memorial Hospital plans dental residency program to provide dental care for the underserved

A dire need for dental care in Southwest Virginia was one of the catalysts for Johnston Memorial to plan a dental residency program that will offer advanced training to dentists who have obtained licensure and are interested in furthering their education or specializing in a certain field.  ... read more about Johnston Memorial Hospital plans dental residency program to provide dental care for the underserved.

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Annual Power of Health Expo and Power of Play 5K set for April 27

The annual event will be held on Saturday, April 27, from 8 a.m. to noon at Bristol Regional Medical Center. The expo portion will take place in the hospital’s conference center, while the 5K takes place right outside the hospital’s main entrance. The race begins at 9 a.m. ... read more about Annual Power of Health Expo and Power of Play 5K set for April 27.

Monday, April 1, 2019

Ballad Health clinical leader tapped for national post

MedAxiom announced today that it has selected Dr. Jerry Blackwell to serve as its president. The nation’s leading community of cardiovascular providers, thought leaders and innovators, MedAxiom is a subsidiary of the American College of Cardiology. ... read more about Ballad Health clinical leader tapped for national post.