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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] or view our flipbook below.


 

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

Friday, September 11, 2020

Niswonger Children’s Hospital CEO Lisa Carter tapped for prestigious statewide post

Lisa Carter has been voted chairman of the board for the Children’s Hospital Alliance of Tennessee (CHAT). ... read more about Niswonger Children’s Hospital CEO Lisa Carter tapped for prestigious statewide post.

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Patricia Chambers, MD, named chief medical officer of Niswonger Children’s Hospital

Patricia Chambers, MD, an established physician leader, has been named chief medical officer of Niswonger Children’s Hospital. ... read more about Patricia Chambers, MD, named chief medical officer of Niswonger Children’s Hospital.

Friday, September 4, 2020

Local Walmart and Sam’s Club stores raise more than $240,000 for Niswonger Children’s Hospital

Nothing will stop the people of the Appalachian Highlands from doing what they can to help others, especially local children. ... read more about Local Walmart and Sam’s Club stores raise more than $240,000 for Niswonger Children’s Hospital.

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What's New

Friday, September 11, 2020

Niswonger Children’s Hospital CEO Lisa Carter tapped for prestigious statewide post

Lisa Carter has been voted chairman of the board for the Children’s Hospital Alliance of Tennessee (CHAT). ... read more about Niswonger Children’s Hospital CEO Lisa Carter tapped for prestigious statewide post.

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Patricia Chambers, MD, named chief medical officer of Niswonger Children’s Hospital

Patricia Chambers, MD, an established physician leader, has been named chief medical officer of Niswonger Children’s Hospital. ... read more about Patricia Chambers, MD, named chief medical officer of Niswonger Children’s Hospital.

Friday, September 4, 2020

Local Walmart and Sam’s Club stores raise more than $240,000 for Niswonger Children’s Hospital

Nothing will stop the people of the Appalachian Highlands from doing what they can to help others, especially local children. ... read more about Local Walmart and Sam’s Club stores raise more than $240,000 for Niswonger Children’s Hospital.