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Pediatric Endocrinology

408 N. State of Franklin Rd., Ste. 318, Johnson City, TN 37604



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 

Download our Pediatric Diabetes Notebook [PDF, 11 MB].

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