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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

 

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.