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Surgical Services

Count on Ballad Health for skilled surgical care that puts your safety and healing first. Choose a location close to home in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.

Expert Teams, Advanced Technology

Sometimes, you can plan for surgery. But sometimes, your need for surgery is unexpected.

No matter what, you can trust highly qualified Ballad Health surgeons to use the latest techniques and advanced technology for your procedure.

Your care team will talk to you about your options, answer your questions and help you feel as comfortable as possible, whether you stay in the hospital overnight or leave the same day as your procedure.

Conditions We Treat

Your health care provider may recommend a general surgery procedure (treatment in the stomach area) if you have:

  • Appendicitis
  • Colon polyps
  • Gallstones
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Kidney stones
  • Prostate cancer

General Surgery Services & Treatments

General surgeons can perform:

  • Abdominoperineal resection (APR) – Removes the anus, rectum and sigmoid colon
  • Adrenalectomy – Removes one or both adrenal glands
  • Breast biopsy – Tests for breast cancer
  • Cardiac and thoracic surgery – Includes bypass surgery and other chest procedures
  • Cholecystectomy – Removes the gallbladder
  • Colectomy or colon resection – Removes all or part of the large intestine
  • Colon polypectomy – Removes lumps from the large intestine
  • Gastroenterological surgery – Includes colorectal surgery
  • Gynecologic surgery – Includes hysterectomy
  • Lithotripsy – Breaks down kidney stones with shock waves
  • Liver resection – Removes all or part of the liver
  • Urologic surgery – Removes prostate cancers
  • Splenectomy – Removes all or part of the spleen

Surgical Care for Your Whole Body

Choose from a broad range of inpatient and outpatient surgical services at Ballad Health. You may work with a Ballad Health surgeon who specializes in treating the back and spine, brain, eyes, heart and blood vessels, lungs, mouth and face, urinary tract and male sex organs, female sex organs or bones and joints. You also have access to surgeons who treat obesity, cancer or cosmetic concerns.

Learn about pediatric surgery for children and their growing bodies.

Ask your doctor about the type of surgery that best meets your needs:

  • Minimally invasive surgery – Uses several small incisions, along with a tiny camera and miniature tools
  • Traditional (open) surgery – Uses a single incision that is usually larger than with minimally invasive surgery

What to Expect Before, During & After Surgery

You’ll work with your primary care doctor, anesthesiologists (doctors who give medicine to prevent pain), nurses and support staff to reach the best possible outcome. You’ll also receive the best level of pain management for your situation condition before, during and after surgery.

Find top-quality services and an environment designed with your comfort in mind when you visit Ballad Health surgical facilities.

Learn how to prepare for surgery and what you can expect during your journey to healing at Ballad Health.

 

Find a Specialist

View Ballad Healths 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.

Surgical Services Locations

1 Medical Park Boulevard
Bristol, TN 37620
(423) 844-1121
36.589346
-82.253739
300 MedTech Parkway
Johnson City, TN 37604
36.337604
-82.402711
130 West Ravine Road
Kingsport, TN 37660
(423) 224-4000
36.554013
-82.5548
2000 Brookside Drive
Kingsport, TN 37660
36.550567
-82.514645
400 N. State of Franklin Road
Johnson City, TN 37604
36.307745
-82.38424999999999
1901 South Shady Street
Mountain City, TN 37683
36.474564
-81.804838
16000 Johnston Memorial Drive
Abingdon, VA 24211
36.709834
-81.97734800000001
1420 Tusculum Boulevard
Greeneville, TN 37745
36.175613
-82.790329
100 Fifteenth Street NW
Norton, VA 24273
36.932107
-82.64380199999999
58 Carroll Street
Lebanon, VA 24266
36.898974
-82.078506000000004
245 Medical Park Drive
Marion, VA 24354
36.834838
-81.514837
1501 West Elk Avenue
Elizabethton, TN 37643
36.346026
-82.249718
401 Takoma Avenue
Greeneville, TN 37743
(423) 639-3151
36.151398
-82.84599
2205 Pavilion Dr.
Ste. 101
Kingsport, TN 37660
36.552221
-82.515158
1 Professional Park Dr.
Ste. 21
Johnson City, TN 37601
36.341259
-82.32348399999999
16000 Johnston Memorial Dr.
Abingdon, VA 24211
36.709834
-81.97734800000001
245 Medical Park Drive
Marion, VA 24354
276-378-3020
36.834838
-81.514837
16000 Johnston Memorial Drive
Suite 101
Abingdon, VA 24211
36.709834
-81.97734800000001
58 Carroll St.
Lebanon, VA 24266
36.898974
-82.078506000000004
350 Blountville Hwy
Bristol, TN 37620
(423) 844-6120
36.590628
-82.222286
103 W Stone Dr.
Kingsport, TN 37660
(423) 224-4910
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310 N. State of Franklin Rd.
Ste. 101
Johnson City, TN 37604
36.305298
-82.384455
1497 W. Elk Ave.
Ste. 10
Elizabethton, TN 37643
36.346007
-82.247874
1497 W. Elk Ave.
Suite 11A
Elizabethton, TN 37643
423-232-6900
36.346007
-82.247874
16000 Johnston Memorial Dr.
Suite 212
Abingdon, VA 24211
36.662184
-81.9753
271 Medical Park Blvd.
Bristol, TN 37620
(423) 274-8600
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2050 MeadowView Parkway
Kingsport, TN 37660
(423) 230-5000
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1980 Holton Ave.
Ste. 203
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
(276) 523-8865
36.877118
-82.755899
280 Virginia Avenue NE
Ste. 103
Norton, VA 24273
(276) 679-2310
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405 Scenic Dr.
Rogersville, TN 37857
(423) 272-2111
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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.