• Cardiology

  • Wellmont CVA Heart Institute Cardiology
  • 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 – which used to be known as Cardiovascular Associates – 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 and surrounding region of Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.

    What is a cardiologist?

    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.

    Why choose Wellmont CVA Heart Institute for cardiology?

    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.

    How do I get started?

    The Wellmont CVA Heart Institute makes it easy to learn more or to schedule a visit with a cardiovascular specialist.

    • Discuss any questions or concerns with your physician. He or she can help determine the best course of action and assist with scheduling necessary appointments with a Wellmont CVA Heart Institute expert.
    • Search the online physician directory to find Wellmont CVA Heart Institute physicians.

    Heart care news


    Cleveland Clinic-Trained Cardiologist Joins Heart Institute

    May 31, 2017 - Interventional cardiologist Dr. Thomas Helton, who trained at the Cleveland Clinic, joins the Wellmont CVA Heart Institute, practicing at The Heart Center in Kingsport and performing cases at Holston Valley.

    Electrophysiologist Dr. Lakshmanadoss Joins Heart Institute Kingsport Team

    Apr. 5, 2017 - Dr. Lakshmanadoss comes to Kingsport having after directing the Louisiana State Health Science Center's complex arrhythmia ablation program.

    Mother and Daughter Treated for Same Rare Heart Condition

    Within 10 months, Erica Morelock and her teen daughter, Elizabeth, underwent the same special procedure at Holston Valley to correct a rare heart condition.

    Heart Institute Expands in Johnson City with Dr. Marc Counts

    Cardiologist Dr. Marc Counts joins the Wellmont CVA Heart Institute and will provide patient consultations at the Knob Creek Rd. office in Johnson City, TN.

    Interventional Cardiologist Dr. Judd Salamat Joins Wellmont

    Judd Salamat, DO, an interventional cardiologist raised in the region, has joined the Wellmont CVA Heart Institute at Bristol Regional Medical Center.

    Find a Wellmont health care provider

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

    Abingdon, Va.

    Bristol, Tenn.

    Elizabethton, Tenn.

    Greeneville, Tenn.

    Johnson City, Tenn.

    Kingsport, Tenn.

    Lebanon, Va.

    Rogersville, Tenn.

    Wytheville, Va.


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