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Sycamore Shoals General Surgery


New hospital visitation restrictions

Effective Saturday, March 21, Ballad Health will not allow visitors in its inpatient hospital units, long-term care facilities or behavioral health centers.

These measures are to help contain coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Limited exceptions to these restrictions may apply to:

Please read more about these visitation restrictions.

When emergencies strike, our board-certified general surgeons are available day or night to help determine if your stomach pain is more than indigestion. Sycamore Shoals Hospital offers a wide range of surgical services, close to home. Put your trust in our award-winning surgical team for great outcomes and exceptionally low infection rates. 

Laparoscopic Procedures

  • Cholecystectomy (Gallbladder)
  • Appendectomy (Appendix)
  • Nissan (Hiatal Hernia)
  • Colon Resection
  • Hernia Repair (Incisional, Umbilical)

Open Procedures

  • Colon Resection
  • Cholecystectomy (Gallbladder)
  • Appendectomy (Appendix)
  • Thyroidectomy (Thyroid)
  • Splenectomy (Spleen)
  • Gastrectomy (Stomach)
  • Tonsillectomy (Tonsils)
  • Pressure Equalizer - PE tubes (ears)
  • Adenoidectomy (Adenoids)
  • Hernia Repair (Umbilical, Inguinal, Incisional, Hiatal)
  • Breast Biopsy (Radioactive Seed Localization)
  • Mastectomy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy
  • Abscess Drainage
  • Colonoscopy
  • Circumcision
  • Pancreatectomy (Pancreas)
  • Removal of Lesions
  • Subcutaneous Port Insertion
  • Vasectomy
  • Skin Graft
  • EGD (Esophagogastroduodenoscopy)


  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Total Joints (Knee, Hip)
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Repair of Fractures (Hip, Wrist, Ankle)
  • Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Tendon Repair
  • Nerve Repair
  • Hand and Wrist

Gynecological Procedures

  • Diagnostic
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy

Vaginal Procedures

  • Dilatation and Curettage
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Pelvic Floor Reconstruction (PROLIFT)
  • Bladder Suspension (TVTO, TVS, SPARC)
  • Hysterectomy (Vaginal)
  • Laser Ablation and Biopsy
  • Anterior and Posterior Repair


  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Brow Lift
  • Eye Lift
  • Face Lift
  • Abdominoplasty
  • ETSU Plastic Surgery


  • Hammertoe Correction
  • Bunionectomy
  • Treatment for Plantar Fasciitis


  • Cystoscopy
  • Laser Prostate/ Bladder Surgery
  • Stent Placement
  • Kidney Stone Removal

Ear, Nose and Throat

  • Tonsil, Adenoidectomy
  • Rhinosplasty
  • Septoplasty
  • Myringotomy
  • Facial Plastics
  • Skin Cancer Lesions

For more information about general surgery at Sycamore Shoals Hospital please call 423-542-1300

1501 W. Elk Ave. Elizabethton, TN.