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Critical Care

Critical care

Critical care helps people with serious injuries and illnesses in a hospital intensive care unit (ICU) or trauma center. Count on Ballad Health’s specially trained professionals to provide close medical attention when you or your loved ones need it most.

Conditions we treat in critical care

Find high-level care for conditions that may need intensive monitoring such as:

Critical care treatments

Your Ballad Health critical care team works with other trained specialists to deliver compassionate, hands-on care and monitoring for your individual needs.

Your care team will rely on intensive care machines and monitoring devices to check your condition and help your body function. These machines and devices may include life support, mechanical ventilation, a temporary pacemaker or a tube in your windpipe to help you breathe.

Advanced critical care services

Depend on Ballad Health’s exceptional critical care services including:

  • State-designated Level I trauma center at Johnson City Medical Center for total care of all serious injuries or illnesses with a full range of specialty doctors available 24 hours a day
  • State-designated Level II trauma center at Bristol Regional Medical Center for care of serious injury or illness with specialty doctors available, and referrals to a Level I trauma center for complex cases
  • Intensivists, doctors trained to care for critically ill people and detect emerging complications or illnesses before they affect your health, at Johnson City Medical Center, Johnston Memorial Hospital, Indian Path Hospital and Franklin Woods Community Hospital
  • Level III neonatal intensive care units with specialty doctors and nurses available 24 hours a day to care for newborns who need the highest level of care at Holston Valley and Niswonger Children’s Hospital, one of only five state-designated Perinatal Centers in Tennessee
  • Pediatric intensive care units at Niswonger and Holston Valley have advanced pediatric care for seriously ill children who need attentive and specialized treatment


Find a Specialist

View Ballad Health’s network of doctors and search by name, specialty, condition, gender and location.

Critical Care Locations

1 Medical Park Blvd.
Bristol, TN 37620
(423) 844-1121
300 Med Tech Pkwy.
Johnson City, TN 37604
(423) 302-1000
130 W. Ravine Rd.
Kingsport, TN 37660
(423) 224-4000
2000 Brookside Dr.
Kingsport, TN 37660
(423) 857-7000
400 N. State of Franklin Rd.
Johnson City, TN 37604
(423) 431-6111
400 N. State of Franklin Rd.
Johnson City, TN 37604
(423) 431-6111
100 15th St. NW
Norton, VA 24273
(276) 439-1000
58 Carroll St.
Lebanon, VA 24266
(276) 883-8000
245 Medical Park Dr.
Marion, VA 24354
(276) 378-1000
1501 W. Elk Ave.
Elizabethton, TN 37643
(423) 542-1300
401 Takoma Ave.
Greeneville, TN 37743
(423) 639-3151
2030 Temple Hill Rd.
Erwin, TN 37650
(423) 735-4700


Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Ballad Health, Appalachian School of Law and Virginia Tech create Medical-Legal Partnership

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Friday, January 8, 2021

Ballad Health issues statement regarding TennCare transformation

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