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Physician - Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Job in Kingsport, TN

Cardiothoracic Surgeon needed for nationally recognized practice in Kingsport, TN

Ballad Health Kingsport, TN 37660
  • Accepts J1 Visas: No
  • Accepts H1B Visas: No
  • Loan Assistance:Not Specified
  • Hospital Employee
  • Academic Opportunity:No
  • Telemedicine Opportunity:No
  • 09/22/2020
  • 715033

Ballad Health is seeking a Cardiothoracic Surgeon to join their team of skilled physicians located in Kingsport, Tennessee.  As part of Cardiovascular Associates, which is the system wide cardiology and cardiac surgery organization, you will join two experienced cardiac surgeons to provide Cardiac and Thoracic surgery services at Holston Valley Medical Center.  Cardiovascular Associates is the premier provider of cardiac care in the Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia area.  The cardiac surgeons and cardiologists work together in a highly collaborative environment. 


  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery certified or Board eligible
  • Training and interest in all aspects of adult cardiac and thoracic surgery
  • Interest in minimally invasive surgical and structural heart procedures

Opportunity details:

  • Join two Cardiac surgeons and three physician assistants
  • Work with all cardiology specialties in a full service tertiary facility with all specialties   represented
  • High quality, team based care
  • High volume of surgical cases
  • Active research program
  • Well established, progressive Structural Heart Program

Facility details:

Holston Valley Medical Center has partnered with and served Kingsport, TN, and the surrounding region for more than 80 years. A Level 3 Trauma Center, the facility has more than 450 board-certified or board-eligible physicians.

Holston Valley continues to be recognized among the nation’s best hospitals, for example being rated:

  • No. 1 in the nation in interventional carotid care
  • Top 100 in the nation in neurological care
  • Top 10% in the nation in orthopedics and women’s health

…as well as recognition by the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology for consistently providing the highest level of heart attack treatment.

Holston Valley was recently named the best hospital nationwide for interventional carotid care, which includes carotid artery stent procedures used to open clogged arteries.

It was also in the top 10 percent of hospitals nationally for medical excellence in cardiac care and heart attack treatment.

Holston Valley was the first site in Tennessee to offer transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) surgery for patients who are at higher risk for open-heart surgery.

Cardiovascular research leadership

Our cardiovascular team has long been a leader in cardiovascular research and training. In 2016, it was among the first in the nation and, initially, the only site in this region to offer the Absorb bioabsorbable medicated stent.


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