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Blood Disorders

Blood Disorders

If you have a blood disorder, turn to the specialists at Ballad Health at one of our East Tennessee or Southwest Virginia locations. You’ll benefit from knowledgeable care delivered by board-certified hematologists – doctors who diagnose and treat blood conditions, including blood-related cancers.

Blood disorders we treat

Find excellent care at Ballad Health when you experience:

  • Anemia
  • Bleeding and clotting disorders
  • Blood-related cancers, such as leukemia, lymphoma and multiple myeloma

Hematology services & treatments

Depend on Ballad Health’s skilled specialists to teach you about your blood condition or immune disorder and guide you and your family through treatment.

You’ll work with your doctor to manage and treat your blood disorder with a personal care plan. During your therapy, you may receive medications, blood cells, plasma, platelets or other blood products through a vein – infusion (IV) therapy. This method delivers them directly to your blood.

Find out about infusion services at Ballad Health.

Experienced cancer care

If you have blood cancer, an expert cancer care team at Ballad Health will work with you to provide the best possible treatment.

Johnson City Medical Center provides chemotherapy to kill as much cancer as possible if you have:

  • Acute myeloid leukemia (AML)
  • Acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL)
  • High-grade (faster growing) lymphoma
  • Aplastic anemia

 

Find a Specialist

View Ballad Health’s network of doctors and search by name, specialty, condition, gender and location. Or call 833-8-BALLAD for help finding a provider who offers the specific care you need.

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State of Tennessee Survey Gives High Marks to Region’s Level I Trauma Program

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