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Ballad Health Medical Associates

General Surgery – Elizabethton

About

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

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Ballad Health to hold drive-thru job fairs in Abingdon

Ballad Health is hosting a hiring fair that will give job seekers the opportunity to apply, interview and be hired – all without leaving their vehicles. ... read more about Ballad Health to hold drive-thru job fairs in Abingdon.

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Ballad Health resumes some elective procedures, continues encouraging COVID-19 prevention

A month after a sharp increase in novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases prompted Ballad Health to postpone all elective and non-emergent surgeries, the health system is preparing to resume some procedures. ... read more about Ballad Health resumes some elective procedures, continues encouraging COVID-19 prevention.

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Ballad Health issues statement on emergency department utilization

With novel coronavirus (COVID-19) hospitalizations at record levels, Ballad Health is providing feedback to the communities it serves, intended to optimize healthcare resources for those who need it most. ... read more about Ballad Health issues statement on emergency department utilization.

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What's New

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Ballad Health to hold drive-thru job fairs in Abingdon

Ballad Health is hosting a hiring fair that will give job seekers the opportunity to apply, interview and be hired – all without leaving their vehicles. ... read more about Ballad Health to hold drive-thru job fairs in Abingdon.

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Ballad Health resumes some elective procedures, continues encouraging COVID-19 prevention

A month after a sharp increase in novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases prompted Ballad Health to postpone all elective and non-emergent surgeries, the health system is preparing to resume some procedures. ... read more about Ballad Health resumes some elective procedures, continues encouraging COVID-19 prevention.

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Ballad Health issues statement on emergency department utilization

With novel coronavirus (COVID-19) hospitalizations at record levels, Ballad Health is providing feedback to the communities it serves, intended to optimize healthcare resources for those who need it most. ... read more about Ballad Health issues statement on emergency department utilization.