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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

Newsroom

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Ballad Health, ETSU partner to create fellowship program in addiction medicine

ETSU and Ballad Health announced a partnership to create a new fellowship program in addiction medicine. Ballad Health will fund any un-reimbursed costs of the program, which could cost more than $2.5 million over 10 years. ... read more about Ballad Health, ETSU partner to create fellowship program in addiction medicine.

Friday, June 8, 2018

Ballad Health’s Wine Women & Shoes event raises $159,000 to enhance breast cancer screening programs

Nearly 800 local women will receive assistance through proceeds from this fourth annual event, held at the Virginian Golf Club. Wine Women & Shoes gives underserved women the ability to receive lifesaving exams and screenings, such as 3-D mammograms, breast MRI tests and genetic analyses and counseling. ... read more about Ballad Health’s Wine Women & Shoes event raises $159,000 to enhance breast cancer screening programs .

Friday, June 8, 2018

Ethan Collins named chief nursing officer at Smyth County Community Hospital

Praised as both an excellent bedside nurse and an insightful leader, Ethan Collins has been appointed as Smyth County Community Hospital’s chief nursing officer. He will also serve as chief nursing officer at Francis Marion Manor Health & Rehabilitation and Smyth County Home Health. ... read more about Ethan Collins named chief nursing officer at Smyth County Community Hospital .