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Nationally-recognized cardiology close to home

Through our multiple office locations, the Ballad Health CVA Heart Institute is committed to serving the Appalachian Highlands with nationally award-winning heart and vascular care.

Ballad Health’s CVA Heart Institute connects patients in Elizabethton with an extensive network of cardiologists, cardiovascular specialists and surgeons, alongside the latest innovative techniques and services.

Your health is our top priority, and our team of healthcare professionals provide compassionate care with groundbreaking treatment options that aren’t available at other clinics or health systems.

Ballad Health is consistently recognized as a leader in cardiovascular care and research. Our teams have earned countless accolades for our exceptional programs and cardiovascular services, including carotid artery stenting and cardiothoracic surgery.

Cardiovascular conditions we treat

Ballad Health CVA Heart Institute utilizes the latest state-of-the-art technology used for the diagnosis and treatment of heart and vascular conditions, including:

  • Acute coronary syndrome
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid artery disease
  • Chest pain
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Congenital heart defects
  • Coronary heart disease
  • Heart attack
  • Heart rhythm disorders
  • Myocarditis
  • Peripheral vascular disease
  • Pulmonary embolism/deep vein thrombosis
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Stroke
  • Valvular heart disease

Ballad Health CVA Heart Institute cardiology services

The Ballad Health CVA Heart Institute’s network of cardiologists, cardiovascular specialists and nationally-recognized facilities ensures you never have to go far to receive world-class heart and vascular care.

Our Elizabethton office offers patients access to a wide range of cardiovascular services and treatments, including:

  • Comprehensive outpatient cardiovascular consultative services
  • Outpatient diagnostic testing
  • Vascular testing and intervention
  • Interventional cardiology
  • Cardiothoracic surgery
  • Electrophysiology studies and ablation procedures
  • Echocardiograms and lab services
  • Heart stress testing and nuclear imaging
  • Outpatient cardiovascular lab services
  • Inpatient cardiovascular care and surgery
  • Coronary CT angiography (cardiac CTA)
  • Permanent pacemaker implantation
  • Vascular surgery
  • Implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD)
  • Bi-ventricular pacemakers/defibrillators
  • Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)

Our integrated clinic features a team of dedicated specialists with decades of combined experience in cardiovascular disease, and we collaborate closely with Sycamore Shoals Hospital.

For pediatric patients, we recommend utilizing Ballad Health’s expert pediatric cardiologists at Niswonger Children’s Hospital.

Robotic-assisted surgery at Ballad Health

Ballad Health offers robotic-assisted surgery for many minimally invasive cardiovascular procedures, including thoracic surgery.

Robotic-assisted surgery can lead to some benefits over traditional surgical procedures, such as shorter hospital stays and faster recovery times.

Learn more about robotic-assisted surgery at Ballad Health.

24/7 access to your care

With our secure MyChart online portal, you can access your own or a family member’s medical records and manage your family’s care at any time. MyChart allows you to see test results, refill a prescription, check immunization history, message your doctor and request an appointment – all from your computer, tablet or smartphone.

Download the Ballad Health mobile app today to access your MyChart, bill payment and virtual telehealth services in one easy-to-use location.

Contact us

If you or someone you love needs cardiovascular care, rest assured that our team is ready to help.

Call us at (423) 547-3380 to speak with a member of our team about any of our services, cardiovascular education or cardiovascular specialists.

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