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.
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:
…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.