The best heart care involves an integrated approach, bringing leading cardiologists together with cutting-edge technologies and treatments. And that is exactly what the Wellmont CVA Heart Institute was formed to do. Physicians at the Wellmont CVA Heart Institute provide exceptional heart and vascular services on a level never before realized in the Tri-Cities region of Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.
Cardiologists and vascular physicians – including electrophysiologists and cardiac, thoracic and vascular surgeons – practice medicine and perform surgical procedures on the heart and vascular system. Heart experts treat everything from high blood pressure and coronary artery disease to heart attack and congestive heart failure.
The Wellmont CVA Heart Institute is the Tri-Cities region’s largest and most experienced group of heart and vascular experts. Across Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia, from Johnson City and Greeneville, Tenn., to Wise and Marion, Va., they provide convenient access to the best possible care in local cardiac offices. Patients of the Wellmont CVA Heart Institute also have seamless access to a wide range of advanced treatment options such as coronary stenting at one of the nation’s top heart hospitals.
With the expertise of the region’s largest group of heart experts and advanced services and technologies available locally at the Wellmont CVA Heart Institute, patients can remain confident knowing their hearts are in good hands.
The Wellmont CVA Heart Institute makes it easy to learn more or to schedule a visit with a cardiovascular specialist.
Building on the superior cardiovascular care it has
delivered to patients in Carter and Johnson counties, the Wellmont CVA Heart
Institute has opened an office in Elizabethton. The heart institute is now seeing patients in the Elizabethton
Medical Care facility at 1500 W. Elk Ave., Suite 102. Drs. Harold Alison and Joseph
Bailey, who are board-certified cardiologists, are providing consults and
follow-up care in a convenient setting for patients in these two communities.
The Wellmont CVA Heart Institute's delivery of the highest-quality care in the region continues to expand with the opening of another office and another physician joining the practice. The heart institute's 14th office - the seventh in Southwest Virginia - opened Monday, April 15, at 360 Virginia Ave. And Dr. Don Anderson, the board-certified cardiologist who has seen patients in Wythe and Bland counties since 2009, is joining the heart institute.
electrocardiogram – or EKG – is a well-established test for gathering critical
heart data, but it could be better understood by some medical professionals who
perform them. That is the premise of “EKGs for the Nurse Practitioner and
Physician Assistant,” a new book by Maureen Knechtel, a physician assistant
with the Wellmont CVA Heart Institute in Kingsport.
The Wellmont CVA Heart Institute relocated its office in Norton on Monday, Feb. 25, to a new,
more spacious office at 615 Commonwealth Drive NE in Norton Commons to better meet the community’s needs.
Eddie Neely ran at least two miles every day for 22 years,
he did not smoke, his blood pressure was good and his body shape was remarkably
trim for a man in his late 50s. But this executive of Alpha Natural Resources could not
outrun family history and bad luck when he was suddenly confronted with a stark
reality in 2009. Cardiologists with the Wellmont CVA Heart Institute discovered a blockage of more
than 90 percent in one of his heart arteries.
Wellmont physicians are conveniently located throughout Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.
Johnson City, Tenn.
Pennington Gap, Va.
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