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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]

Our endocrinology team

  • George Ford, MD, MS, endocrinology and diabetes physician
  • Evan Los, MD, endocrinology and diabetes physician
  • Alexis Duty, FNP, endocrinology and diabetes nurse practitioner
  • Morgan Armentrout, BSN,  diabetes educator
  • Donna Brookshear, LPN, clinic nurse

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

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Ballad Health expands COVID-19 vaccine availability, extends community vaccination center hours and patient eligibility

Ballad Health is enhancing the hours of community vaccination centers and extending eligibility guidelines to make COVID-19 vaccines more accessible. ... read more about Ballad Health expands COVID-19 vaccine availability, extends community vaccination center hours and patient eligibility.

Monday, April 5, 2021

Ballad Health unveils Center for Post-COVID Care, creates multi-specialty care model for patients

Ballad Health announced its new Center for Post-COVID Care, an innovative approach to COVID-19 care, for patients with post-COVID symptoms ... read more about Ballad Health unveils Center for Post-COVID Care, creates multi-specialty care model for patients .

Thursday, April 1, 2021

Kingsport Chamber of Commerce hosts Marsh Regional blood drive

Marsh Regional Blood Center is extending opportunities to save lives with pop-up blood drives with one on Friday, April 2. ... read more about Kingsport Chamber of Commerce hosts Marsh Regional blood drive.

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What's New

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Ballad Health expands COVID-19 vaccine availability, extends community vaccination center hours and patient eligibility

Ballad Health is enhancing the hours of community vaccination centers and extending eligibility guidelines to make COVID-19 vaccines more accessible. ... read more about Ballad Health expands COVID-19 vaccine availability, extends community vaccination center hours and patient eligibility.

Monday, April 5, 2021

Ballad Health unveils Center for Post-COVID Care, creates multi-specialty care model for patients

Ballad Health announced its new Center for Post-COVID Care, an innovative approach to COVID-19 care, for patients with post-COVID symptoms ... read more about Ballad Health unveils Center for Post-COVID Care, creates multi-specialty care model for patients .

Thursday, April 1, 2021

Kingsport Chamber of Commerce hosts Marsh Regional blood drive

Marsh Regional Blood Center is extending opportunities to save lives with pop-up blood drives with one on Friday, April 2. ... read more about Kingsport Chamber of Commerce hosts Marsh Regional blood drive.