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Holston Valley Medical Center has partnered with and served Kingsport, TN, and the surrounding region for more than 80 years. Every day, physicians, nurses, team members and volunteers work together providing exceptional healthcare to the patients and families we serve.

Fast facts about Holston Valley

Holston Valley features:

  • More than 450 board-certified or board-eligible physicians
  • More than 2,000 talented nurses, technicians and support staff members
  • Largest pet therapy program in Tennessee

High-quality, nationally recognized care

Holston Valley continues to be recognized among the best hospitals in Tennessee and nationwide.

Holston Valley was the first site in Tennessee to offer transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) surgery for patients who are at higher risk for open-heart surgery.

Along with the U.S.News recognition, Holston Valley holds many accolades and recognitions, including:

Award badge for Top 10% Hospital in the Nation for Patient Safety in Neurological Care – 2024 CareChex by Quantros
Top 10% in the Nation

Awards badge for Top 10% Hospital in the Nation for Medical Excellence in Major Cardiac Surgery – 2024 CareChex by Quantros
Top 10% in the Nation
Major cardiac surgery

Learn more about other Holston Valley and Ballad Health awards and recognitions.

Services we offer

A full range of specialty and subspecialty care services and some of the most advanced diagnostic and surgical techniques are available at Holston Valley, including:

Robotic-assisted surgery

Holston Valley Medical Center offers robotic-assisted surgery with the da Vinci® and Mako SmartRobotics™ robotic systems. These less invasive surgical systems significantly reduce the recovery time and pain for patients.

Learn more about robotic-assisted surgery.



Medical care and community impact reports

Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA)

For Ballad Health to best serve the people of the Appalachian Highlands, we survey and conduct focus groups to get a read on overall health in the region. To read about the Hoston Valley Medical Center’s Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA), visit our CHNA page.

CMS price transparency

Please visit our Price Transparency page for a full listing of standard charges by facility.

You can learn more about pre-visit coordination and registration here and about payment options here.

Metrics by MS-DRG*

Holston Valley MS-DRG metrics [PDF, 342KB], fiscal year 2023

View more Ballad Health MS-DRG metrics here.

*MS-DRGs are Medicare Severity Diagnosis Related Groups.



Holston Valley leadership

  • Rebecca Beck, Chief Executive Officer
  • Chad Couch, MD, President, Northern Region
  • Robert "Mitch" Kennedy, Chief Operating Officer
  • Dr. Elizabeth Jackson, Chief Medical Officer 
  • Adnan Brka, Chief Nursing Officer
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