Ballad Health Medical Associates Gastroenterology - Abingdon
- 16000 Johnston Memorial Drive
Ballad Health Medical Associates (BHMA) is a 750+ physician and advanced practitioner provider group. BHMA employs multiple specialties including primary care, hematology/oncology, pulmonary/critical care, urology, orthopedics, and many more. Led by a physician clinical counsel, BHMA is physician led, patient focused and professionally managed.Community Details:
- Low cost of living
- Easy access to a Regional Airport
- Outdoor Activities: The Virginia Creeper Trail, South Holston Lake
- Arts/Entertainment: The Barter Theater, Virginia Highlands Festival, William King Art Museum
- Local breweries/wineries: Abingdon Vineyards/Wolf Hills Brewing Co.
- Four distinct seasons
- The Martha Washington Inn and Spa
Located in Abingdon, Virginia, Johnston Memorial Hospital is a 116-bed modern medical facility serving Southwest Virginia. Built in 2011, it’s the first “green” hospital in Southwest Virginia certified by LEED and Energy Star. The facility offers a wide range of services, including a 24-hour interventional cardiology program, critical care services, diagnostic imaging services, emergency services, a family birth center with a full-time pediatric hospitalist team, women’s services, laboratory services with direct access testing, outpatient rehabilitation services, palliative care, a sleep center and surgical services, including an Outpatient Surgery Center. Johnston Memorial is also home to a Regional Cancer Center, which provides comprehensive cancer treatment that includes medical and radiation oncology, diagnostic radiology and laboratory services. Johnston Memorial prides itself on addressing primary care needs through its Dr. S. Hughes Melton Family Medicine Residency and Internal Medicine Residency programs, as well as an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency program, which supports the Appalachian Highlands Community Dental Center. Johnston Memorial is recognized as a High-Performing Hospital by U.S. News & World Report, earning "High Performing" ratings for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, pneumonia, heart failure and kidney failure, and it achieved a “Four Star” overall rating by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Learn more about Johnston Memorial at www.balladhealth.org/JMH.