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Brain & Spine Care

 

Enjoy expert, coordinated neurological care at Ballad Health. You’ll benefit from comprehensive diagnostic services, treatment and rehabilitation close to you in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.

Brain and spine specialists

If you have an injury or disorder affecting your brain, spine or nervous system, your primary care doctor will refer you to a neurologist or neurosurgeon who specializes in treating your condition.

Conditions we treat

Choose Ballad Health for experienced care of neurologic conditions, including:

  • Cleft and craniofacial disorders
  • Concussions
  • Degeneration problems – Parkinson’s disease, muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), CIDP, Lewy’s disease, Pompe disease, Alzheimer’s disease and others
  • Functional disorders – Headache, epilepsy, dizziness, scoliosis, trigeminal neuralgia and others
  • Genetic disorders – Huntington’s disease, hydrocephalus and others
  • Hemorrhages
  • Migraines and headaches
  • Movement disorders – dystopia, tremors, myasthenia gravis and others
  • Nerve disorders and injuries
  • Neurologic complications from cancers
  • Optic nerve and eye disorders
  • Pain disorders, including neuralgia
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Sleep disorders
  • Spine injuries and disorders – syrinx, spinal arteriovenous malformation and others
  • Stroke
  • Structural disorders – Bell's palsy, carpal tunnel syndrome, peripheral neuropathy and Guillain-Barre syndrome and others
  • Tumors of the brain, pituitary gland or spine
  • Vascular disorders – Stroke, aneurysm, cavernous malformations, Moyamoya disease, arteriovenous malformations (AVM) and carotid artery disease and others
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Vertigo

Diagnosing neurologic conditions

Your doctor may perform a neurological exam and recommend diagnostic tests for neurologic disorders at Ballad Health.

The exam and test results will help your neurologist identify a brain, spine or central nervous system condition and recommend the most effective treatment.

Complete neurologic services and treatments

At Ballad Health, you’ll benefit from a full range of services for brain and spine conditions.

Take advantage of:

  • Advanced technology and minimally invasive neurosurgery and stereotactic radiosurgery
  • Top-quality back surgery
  • Individualized care plans for neurologic rehabilitation

Top-quality neurologic care

When you choose Ballad Health, you’ll enjoy high-quality neurological care.

You can feel confident that you’ll stay safe and be satisfied with our care because:

  • CareChex® ranked Holston Valley Medical Center among the top 100 hospitals in the nation in 2017 and top 10 percent in the nation for medical excellence in neurological care in 2016 and 2017.
  • CareChex® ranked Johnson City Medical Center among the top 100 hospitals in the nation for patient safety in neurological care in 2017.
  • Johnson City Medical Center’s spine surgery program is designated a Blue Distinction Center+ by BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee for affordable, high-level care; treatment expertise and overall patient results.
  • United Healthcare recognizes Bristol Regional and Holston Valley as Premium Surgical Spine Specialty Centers for quality of care and staff experience.

Peripheral nerve disorders

Our physicians treat a wide range of peripheral nerve disorders that typically begin with numbness, pain, burning or tingling, muscle weakness and sensitivity to touch.

Conditions we treat

Choose Ballad Health for experienced care of neurologic conditions, including:

  • Brachial plexus injury
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Foot drop injury
  • Malignant nerve sheath tumors
  • Meralgia paresthetica
  • Nerve compressions and entrapments
  • Nerve injuries
  • Neurofibromas
  • Schwannomas
  • Spinal accessory nerve injury
  • Tarsal tunnel syndrome
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome
  • Ulnar nerve entrapment

Book a neurology appointment online

Need to schedule a follow-up appointment with your doctor? You can schedule your next visit online!

Click the button below to view our online scheduler. You can search for your doctor by name, location, gender or language.


Schedule a Follow-Up Appointment

 

Find a Neurologist

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

Brain & Spine Care Locations

701 Med Tech Parkway, Suite 300
Johnson City, TN 37604
(423) 232-8301
36.3339436
-82.3998449
444 Clinchfield Street
Suite 103
Kingsport, TN 37660
(423) 578-1518
36.5536219
-82.5641462
1 Medical Park Blvd
Bristol, TN 37620
(423) 844-1121
36.5854658
-82.256802
130 W. Ravine Rd.
Kingsport, TN 37660
(423) 224-4000
36.5540954
-82.5542585
400 N. State of Franklin Rd.
Johnson City, TN 37604
(423) 431-6111
36.3076885
-82.384745

Newsroom

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Ballad Health issues statement on emergency department utilization

With novel coronavirus (COVID-19) hospitalizations at record levels, Ballad Health is providing feedback to the communities it serves, intended to optimize healthcare resources for those who need it most. ... read more about Ballad Health issues statement on emergency department utilization.

Thursday, August 26, 2021

Increase in regional COVID-19 cases leads Ballad Health to delay all elective surgical procedures, limit visitation to patients with COVID-19

An increase in novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the Appalachian Highlands has prompted Ballad Health to postpone all elective and non-emergent surgeries, including already-scheduled procedures. ... read more about Increase in regional COVID-19 cases leads Ballad Health to delay all elective surgical procedures, limit visitation to patients with COVID-19.

Saturday, August 14, 2021

Statement in support of in-person learning and protection measures for children

Ballad Health unequivocally supports taking all appropriate measures to keep children in schools for in-person learning. We believe taking the steps recommended by medical boards and the CDC are most likely to enhance the opportunity to keep children in school. ... read more about Statement in support of in-person learning and protection measures for children.