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Pediatric Care at Ballad Health

Pediatrics

Ballad Health Pediatrics provides comprehensive care for infants, children and teenagers, including well-child care, immunizations, school and sports physicals, as well as treatment for acute and chronic illnesses. We offer same-day or next-day appointments for most sick visits. 

All of our physicians are board certified pediatricians and members of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Our providers have decades of pediatric experience between them. 

Our providers see patients from newborn to 18 years old.

Niswonger Children’s Hospital

Niswonger Children's Hospital serves more than 200,000 children in a four-state, 29-county region. It is home to one of only nine St. Jude Affiliate Clinics. The 69-bed children's hospital is staffed by pediatric experts who know, love and care about children and their families. The goal of Niswonger Children’s Hospital is to provide safe and child-friendly care that is centered on the patient and family.

Niswonger Children’s Hospital is able to provide comprehensive pediatric services with access to more than 20 pediatric specialties due to its partnership with East Tennessee State University’s Quillen College of Medicine's pediatric residency program and other pediatric specialty groups practicing in the region. 

Neonatalogy

At Ballad Health, our physicians specializing in the care of newborns are joined by specially-trained nurses, dieticians, respiratory therapists, social workers and pediatric subspecialists who work as a team to provide the best care possible for our babies and their families.

Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health Services at Woodridge Hospital

Ballad Health’s behavioral health hospital – Woodridge Hospital – has a unit dedicated to caring for children. The Willow Unit is a 12-bed, inpatient psychiatric unit for kids ages 6 and older. The team in the Willow Unit is composed of counselors, expressive therapists, medical doctors, nursing professionals and social workers.

As behavioral health problems in children do not always present in a typical manner, Willow Unit's well-trained staff offers expert consultation, evaluation and referral services.

 

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Newsroom

Monday, February 19, 2018

The 2018 Niswonger Children’s Hospital Radiothon set for Feb. 26-27


JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – The Niswonger Children’s Hospital Radiothon, the hospital's second-largest annual fundraiser, is coming up Feb. 26-27. Hosted by the Ballad Health Foundation and now in its sixth year, the radiothon brings the community together to support the region’s only children’s hospital. ... read more about The 2018 Niswonger Children’s Hospital Radiothon set for Feb. 26-27.

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Audition dates, times announced for 2018’s ‘Broadway Comes to Greeneville’

Auditions have been set for the upcoming “Broadway Comes to Greeneville,” which raises awareness and support for Niswonger Children’s Hospital.

Beginning Feb. 19, auditions will take place across the region for children who want to be cast in the annual event, now in its seventh year. “Broadway Comes to Greeneville” is a production of the Ballad Health Foundation and presenting sponsor Consumer Credit Union. It’s a Broadway-style show featuring the youth talent selected at the upcoming auditions. ... read more about Audition dates, times announced for 2018’s ‘Broadway Comes to Greeneville’.

Friday, February 2, 2018

Ballad Health officially launches, marking the start of a new story in healthcare for Northeast Tennessee, Southwest Virginia

KINGSPORT, Tenn. – More than 250 team members, physicians, community leaders and elected officials gathered at MeadowView Conference Resort and Convention Center Friday morning, Feb. 2, to celebrate the culmination of a region-wide effort to transform local healthcare and set the stage for improving community health. ... read more about Ballad Health officially launches, marking the start of a new story in healthcare for Northeast Tennessee, Southwest Virginia.