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Trauma Centers


Trauma Centers


ER visitation restrictions

Ballad Health is not currently allowing visitors in its hospitals, including emergency departments.*

Exceptions can be made on a case-by-case basis for hospice and end-of-life care.

*The ER no-visitor restriction went into effect Wednesday, April 8. Please read more about these visitation restrictions.

If an injury threatens your life, an organ or a limb, you need trauma care.

Find timely treatment at Ballad Health’s Level I and Level II trauma centers in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.

No matter how bad your injury is, you’ll get help from doctors and nurses experienced in treating people like you.

Ballad Health trauma centers

  • Level I trauma center – Johnson City Medical Center, Johnson City, Tenn.
  • Level III trauma center – Bristol Regional Medical Center, Bristol, Tenn.
  • Level III trauma center – Holston Valley Medical Center, Kingsport, Tenn.

Follow-up care

After trauma care, rehabilitation helps the injured part of your body start to work again and feel better. A social worker or case manager can guide you to other services and resources that ease your recovery after you leave the hospital.

Preventing injuries

Trauma Nurses Talk Tough presentations

Watch for a Ballad Health program at your child’s school or a community event teaching how to stay safe at play, at home and on the road.

Or e-mail or to schedule a Trauma Nurses Talk Tough session that covers:

  • Seatbelt safety
  • Helmet use during bicycling and skating
  • Dangers of speeding and driving when you can’t stay alert or pay full attention

Ballad Health nurses can tailor the program to children or adults.

Learn more about injury prevention classes offered by Ballad Health and our partners in the community.


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.

Trauma Centers Locations

1 Medical Park Blvd.
Bristol, TN 37620
(423) 844-1121
130 W. Ravine Rd.
Kingsport, TN 37660
(423) 224-4000
400 N. State of Franklin Rd.
Johnson City, TN 37604
(423) 431-6111