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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 East 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 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.

Surgical Services Locations

1 Medical Park Boulevard
Bristol, TN 37620
(423) 844-1121
36.5854658
-82.25680199999999
300 MedTech Parkway
Johnson City, TN 37604
36.336104
-82.4020472
1420 Tusculum Boulevard
Greeneville, TN 37745
(423) 787-5000
36.1741198
-82.7904331
851 Locust Street
Rogersville, TN 37857
(423) 921-7000
36.3997791
-83.014400800000004
130 West Ravine Road
Kingsport, TN 37660
(423) 224-4000
36.5540128
-82.55483030000001
2000 Brookside Drive
Kingsport, TN 37660
(423) 857-7000
36.5509222
-82.5143556
400 N. State of Franklin Road
Johnson City, TN 37604
(423) 431-6111
36.3077445
-82.38424980000001
16000 Johnston Memorial Drive
Abingdon, VA 24211
(276) 258-1000
36.7226195
-81.9117949
100 Fifteenth Street NW
Norton, VA 24273
36.931716
-82.6433645
58 Carroll Street
Lebanon, VA 24266
(276) 883-8000
36.8987894
-82.078453699999997
245 Medical Park Drive
Marion, VA 24354
36.852817
-81.4873597
1501 West Elk Avenue
Elizabethton, TN 37643
36.3460801
-82.2496719
16000 Johnston Memorial Drive
Suite 101
Abingdon, VA 24211
36.7226195
-81.9117949
58 Carroll St.
Lebanon, VA 24266
36.8987894
-82.078453699999997
350 Blountville Hwy
Bristol, TN 37620
(423) 844-6120
36.5900958
-82.22105929999999
103 W Stone Dr.
Kingsport, TN 37660
(423) 224-4910
36.5576411
-82.5518921
613 Campus Drive
Suite 300
Abingdon, VA 24210
(276) 258-1480
36.711038
-81.99427489999999
310 N. State of Franklin Rd.
Ste. 101
Johnson City, TN 37604
36.305347
-82.384427
1497 W. Elk Ave.
Ste. 10
Elizabethton, TN 37643
36.3460073
-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
36.7226195
-81.9117949
444 Clinchfield St.
Kingsport, TN 37660
(423) 245-6101
36.5536219
-82.5641462
271 Medical Park Blvd.
Bristol, TN 37620
(423) 274-8600
36.5848822
-82.25234570000001
2050 MeadowView Parkway
Kingsport, TN 37660
(423) 230-5000
36.5073315
-82.57327189999999
1980 Holton Ave.
Ste. 203
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
(276) 523-8865
36.8771178
-82.7558987
405 Scenic Dr.
Rogersville, TN 37857
(423) 272-2111
36.399941
-83.013511399999999

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Shovels & Rope to headline The Classic Kickoff Concert benefiting Niswonger Children’s Hospital

The indie folk duo Shovels & Rope will headline this year’s Classic Kickoff Concert, a daylong, outdoor festivity on Sunday, Aug. 11, at MeadowView Conference Resort & Convention Center to celebrate the beginning of the 2019 Niswonger Children’s Hospital Classic. ... read more about Shovels & Rope to headline The Classic Kickoff Concert benefiting Niswonger Children’s Hospital .

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Ballad Health’s Deaton selected to Leadership Tennessee 2019-2020 class

Ballad Health executive Eric Deaton has been named to the 2019-2020 class of Leadership Tennessee, a program that brings leaders from across the state together to engage in collaborative, non-partisan dialogue on issues of statewide importance. ... read more about Ballad Health’s Deaton selected to Leadership Tennessee 2019-2020 class.

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Tennessee Big Shots long-drive event benefiting Niswonger returns to Kingsport Aug 10-12

Following the success of last year’s event, the World Long Drive Association is returning to Cattails at MeadowView Marriott Conference Resort and Convention Center in Kingsport for the Tennessee Big Shots benefiting Niswonger Children’s Hospital, which will air live on  Golf Channel. ... read more about Tennessee Big Shots long-drive event benefiting Niswonger returns to Kingsport Aug 10-12.