The Niswonger Children's Hospital

  • 400 North State of Franklin Road
  • Johnson City

    ,

    TN

    37604
About Ballad Health

Ballad Health is an integrated healthcare system serving 29 counties of Northeast Tennessee, Southwest Virginia, Northwest North Carolina and Southeast Kentucky. Our system was created to improve the health of the people we serve.

Ballad Health operates a family of 21 hospitals, including three tertiary medical centers, a dedicated children’s hospital, community hospitals, three critical access hospitals, a behavioral health hospital, an addiction treatment facility, long-term care facilities, home care and hospice services, retail pharmacies, outpatient services and a comprehensive medical management corporation.

At Ballad Health, we’re completely invested in our communities because we’re your neighbors, and this is our community, too. We’re here to listen to you and address your unique needs – and we’ll always be accountable.

Community Details:

The Appalachian Highlands consists of three mid-size cities (Bristol, TN/VA, Kingsport, TN, Johnson City, TN).  Sullivan County, TN and Washington County, TN combined is roughly 300,000 in population.  The area is within driving distance to one half of the US population. 

  • No State Income Tax in Tennessee
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Easy access to a Regional Airport
  • Excellent Public and Private school options
  • Arts/Culture: ETSU Martin Center for the Arts, Johnson City Symphony Orchestra, International Storytelling Center
  • Outdoor activities: Boone Lake, Buffalo Mountain Park, Tannery Knob Bike Park
  • Family activities: Gray Fossil Site, Hands On Discovery Center, Brights Zoo
  • Local craft breweries and wineries
  • Four distinct seasons

Facility Details:

Located in Johnson City, Tennessee, Niswonger Children’s Hospital is the region’s only children’s hospital. It serves more than 200,000 children in a 29-county radius in Northeast Tennessee, Southwest Virginia, Southeast Kentucky and Western North Carolina. Niswonger Children’s Hospital provides the region’s only pediatric oncology and hematology program, serving more than 300 children with cancer and blood disorders, and is home to one of nine St. Jude Affiliate Clinics in the nation. The children’s hospital also offers more than 20 pediatric subspecialties, including pediatric cardiology, pediatric surgery, pediatric endocrinology and pediatric gastroenterology. Learn more about Niswonger Children’s Hospital at www.balladhealth.org/children. 

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