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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 & 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:

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 & Treatments

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

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 

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.

Brain & Spine Care Locations

1 Medical Park Boulevard
Bristol, TN 37620
(423) 844-1121
36.5854658
-82.25680199999999
130 West Ravine Road
Kingsport, TN 37660
(423) 224-4000
36.5540128
-82.55483030000001
400 N. State of Franklin Road
Johnson City, TN 37604
(423) 431-6111
36.3077445
-82.38424980000001

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Friday, October 19, 2018

Smyth County helping to address national opioid crisis with $737,000 grant

Community stakeholders in Smyth County are taking a leadership role in addressing the national opioid crisis at the local level, thanks to a $737,000 federal grant from the Rural Health Opioid Program, which is part of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. ... read more about Smyth County helping to address national opioid crisis with $737,000 grant .

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Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Ballad Health’s accountable care organization generates savings for fifth year in a row

AnewCare Collaborative – Ballad Health’s accountable care organization – is one of only 21 accountable care organizations in the country to generate savings for the fifth year in a row, according to results released recently by the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. ... read more about Ballad Health’s accountable care organization generates savings for fifth year in a row.