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Ballad Health Medical Associates

General Surgery – Elizabethton

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Ballad Health Medical Associates General Surgery
1497 W. Elk Ave.
Suite 10
Elizabethton, TN 37643
(423) 542-7440
36.3460072
-82.247874

 

Welcome to Ballad Health Medical Associates General Surgery in Elizabethton

Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

We believe that physicians and surgeons have a responsibility to empower patients and provide them with the tools to live healthy, happy and productive lives.

This can be achieved through multiple treatment modalities that the patient and the healthcare team need to explore together.

What do general surgeons do?

General surgeons are trained to treat many benign diseases in different body systems, such as:

  • Thyroid goiters
  • Gallbladder disease
  • Appendicitis
  • Colon diverticulitis
  • Heartburn / ulcer disease
  • Hernias
  • And much more

They are also trained to surgically treat thyroid, breast, colon/rectal, stomach and skin cancers.

Our services

  • Breast surgery
  • Hernia repair
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Colon surgery
  • Thyroid / parathyroid
  • Upper / lower endoscopy

Where, when and how

General surgeons perform some procedures in their offices such as skin excisions. Most others are performed in hospitals and surgery centers.

Many procedures now are “same-day,” meaning the patient can go home that afternoon.

Many procedures are also “minimally invasive,” such as colon, gallbladder, anti-reflux and hernia surgery. This allows for less scarring and pain and helps patients resume daily activities faster.

Our surgeons also practice endoscopy, including gastroscopy for ulcer disease/reflux and colonoscopy for the diagnosis and treatment of colon polyps.

Referrals

Please call (423) 542-7440 or fax (423) 542-7445 for all inquiries or referrals.

Patients should obtain a physical copy (on CD or film) of any and all pertinent diagnostic imaging.

 

What's New

Friday, July 30, 2021

Rising COVID-19 rates, Delta variant spread prompt Ballad Health to extend vaccination efforts

As novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases surge across the Appalachian Highlands, Ballad Health is ramping up efforts to protect community members through vaccinations. ... read more about Rising COVID-19 rates, Delta variant spread prompt Ballad Health to extend vaccination efforts.

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

State of Tennessee Survey Gives High Marks to Region’s Level I Trauma Program

Report by survey team finds zero deficiencies for trauma program at Johnson City Medical Center. Issues Level I Trauma Center Reverification July 14 ... read more about State of Tennessee Survey Gives High Marks to Region’s Level I Trauma Program.

Friday, July 23, 2021

Ballad Health hosts first United States clinical trials of CGuard Embolic Protection System

Ballad Health CVA Heart Institute cardiologist, Dr. Chris Metzger, leads national study on the effectiveness of the CGuard system developed by InspireMD ... read more about Ballad Health hosts first United States clinical trials of CGuard Embolic Protection System.

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What's New

Friday, July 30, 2021

Rising COVID-19 rates, Delta variant spread prompt Ballad Health to extend vaccination efforts

As novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases surge across the Appalachian Highlands, Ballad Health is ramping up efforts to protect community members through vaccinations. ... read more about Rising COVID-19 rates, Delta variant spread prompt Ballad Health to extend vaccination efforts.

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

State of Tennessee Survey Gives High Marks to Region’s Level I Trauma Program

Report by survey team finds zero deficiencies for trauma program at Johnson City Medical Center. Issues Level I Trauma Center Reverification July 14 ... read more about State of Tennessee Survey Gives High Marks to Region’s Level I Trauma Program.

Friday, July 23, 2021

Ballad Health hosts first United States clinical trials of CGuard Embolic Protection System

Ballad Health CVA Heart Institute cardiologist, Dr. Chris Metzger, leads national study on the effectiveness of the CGuard system developed by InspireMD ... read more about Ballad Health hosts first United States clinical trials of CGuard Embolic Protection System.