• Surgery

  • Surgery doesn't have to be a daunting experience. Wellmont Medical Associates experienced surgeons help patients heal and get back to living their lives each and every day.

    What is a surgeon?

    Surgeons utilize operative techniques to help treat medical conditions or diseases.

    Many different types of surgeries – elective, emergency, exploratory and reconstructive to name a few – are available and helpful in specific situations.

    Surgeons may be perform these traditionally, or they may be done using advanced robotic technologies that can help reduce risks of infection and speed recovery times.

    Why choose Wellmont Medical Associates surgery?

    Wellmont Medical Associates surgeons are experienced in a wide range of surgical procedures.

    These experts also have the region's most advanced surgical tools at their disposal, including the CyberKnife® Robotic Radiosurgery System and two da Vinci Surgical Systems.

    This combination of exceptional expertise and cutting-edge equipment means you have the opportunity to heal faster with better results and get back to your life more quickly.

    Because Wellmont Medical Associates practices are affiliated with Wellmont Health System, a wide variety of HMO, PPO and POS insurance plans are accepted.

    Patients have convenient access to the full scope of medical expertise and specialties offered at Wellmont’s hospitals and throughout the health system.

  • How do I get started?

    Wellmont Medical Associates makes it easy to learn more or to schedule an appointment near you.

    • Talk to your primary care physician about your questions or concerns. He or she can help you determine your best way forward, as well as provide a referral and assist with scheduling appointments with Wellmont Medical Associates specialists.
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  • Find a Wellmont health care provider

    Wellmont physicians are conveniently located throughout Upper East TN and Southwest VA.

  • Big Stone Gap, Va.

  • Kingsport, Tenn.

  • Norton, Va.

  • Rogersville, Tenn.

  • Search Wellmont’s online directory of all physicians who practice medicine at a Wellmont hospital or facility.