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Cardiothoracic Surgeon Needed for Nationally Recognized Practice in Kingsport, TN

Ballad Health
Kingsport, Tennessee
Closing date
Jun 5, 2025

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Surgery, Surgery, Thoracic
Full Time
Position Type
Job Description

Ballad Health is seeking a Cardiothoracic Surgeon to join Cardiovascular Associates in Kingsport, Tennessee. As part of our team, you will join experienced surgeons who 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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