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Ballad Health Medical Associates

Pediatric Endocrinology

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Ballad Health Medical Associates Pediatric Endocrinology - Johnson City
408 N. State of Franklin Rd.
Ste. 318
Johnson City, TN 37604
(423) 431-4946
36.3110046
-82.3846811

 

Welcome to Ballad Health Medical Associates – Pediatric Endocrinology in Johnson City

Our Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes team provides care for children throughout East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia with hormone and gland problems – including Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, growth disorders, thyroid disorders, puberty-related disorders and other hormone dysfunction disorders.

Examples of the disorders we treat include:

  • Growth problems
  • Early or delayed puberty
  • Enlarged thyroid gland (goiter)
  • Under or overactive thyroid gland
  • Under or overactive pituitary gland
  • Under or overactive adrenal gland
  • Disorders of calcium regulation
  • Ambiguous genitals/intersex
  • Ovarian/testicular dysfunction
  • Type 1 and 2 diabetes
  • Prediabetes and metabolic syndrome
  • Problems with Vitamin D (rickets, hypocalcemia)

Pediatric diabetes 

To learn about pediatric diabetes, download our Pediatric Diabetes Notebook [PDF 12.2MB]

Contact information

George Ford, MD, MS
Assistant Professor Pediatric Endocrinology
East Tennessee State University, Quillen College of Medicine
Niswonger Children’s Hospital


408 North State of Franklin Road, Suite 31B
Johnson City, TN 37604
Clinic phone: (423) 431-4946
After hours nursing line: (423) 431-4946 
Email: fordga@etsu.edu

 

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What's New

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.

Thursday, July 15, 2021

Ballad Health names Dr. Karen Eller Shelton vice president and chief medical officer of Bristol Regional Medical Center

Ballad Health names local healthcare leader Karen Eller Shelton, MD, as vice president and chief medical officer of Bristol Regional Medical Center ... read more about Ballad Health names Dr. Karen Eller Shelton vice president and chief medical officer of Bristol Regional Medical Center.

Friday, July 9, 2021

Marsh Regional Blood Center encourages friendly competition with Fire Station Showdown blood drives

Volunteer fire stations in Sullivan County will host public blood drives. The station that collects the most will claim a trophy – and bragging rights. ... read more about Marsh Regional Blood Center encourages friendly competition with Fire Station Showdown blood drives.