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MSMG General Surgery

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MSMG General Surgery
1497 W. Elk Ave.
Ste. 10
Elizabethton, TN 37643
36.3460073
-82.247874

 

Welcome to MSMG 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, June 26, 2020

Ballad Health, ETSU partner to launch Strong BRAIN Institute to study adverse childhood experiences

Ballad Health and East Tennessee State University announced Friday a new partnership that will establish a first-of-its-kind institute to promote the awareness and empirical study of adverse childh ... read more about Ballad Health, ETSU partner to launch Strong BRAIN Institute to study adverse childhood experiences.

Monday, June 22, 2020

Ballad Health urges caution in COVID-19 pandemic, emphasizes the continued risks

More than three months ago, the first case of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) was diagnosed in the Appalachian Highlands. ... read more about Ballad Health urges caution in COVID-19 pandemic, emphasizes the continued risks.

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Ballad Health creates public service communications, materials for rural and community hospitals hard-hit by pandemic

Ballad Health has created free public service announcement (PSA)-style campaign materials for rural, not-for-profit / non-profit hospitals and health systems to download and customize. ... read more about Ballad Health creates public service communications, materials for rural and community hospitals hard-hit by pandemic.

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What's New

Friday, June 26, 2020

Ballad Health, ETSU partner to launch Strong BRAIN Institute to study adverse childhood experiences

Ballad Health and East Tennessee State University announced Friday a new partnership that will establish a first-of-its-kind institute to promote the awareness and empirical study of adverse childh ... read more about Ballad Health, ETSU partner to launch Strong BRAIN Institute to study adverse childhood experiences.

Monday, June 22, 2020

Ballad Health urges caution in COVID-19 pandemic, emphasizes the continued risks

More than three months ago, the first case of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) was diagnosed in the Appalachian Highlands. ... read more about Ballad Health urges caution in COVID-19 pandemic, emphasizes the continued risks.

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Ballad Health creates public service communications, materials for rural and community hospitals hard-hit by pandemic

Ballad Health has created free public service announcement (PSA)-style campaign materials for rural, not-for-profit / non-profit hospitals and health systems to download and customize. ... read more about Ballad Health creates public service communications, materials for rural and community hospitals hard-hit by pandemic.