Excellence in surgical services for over 40 years
At Surgical Associates of Kingsport, we're dedicated to providing patients throughout our region access to cutting-edge surgical procedures and technologies, including an advanced robotic surgery system that offers faster recovery and unmatched precision.
We want your experience to be as comfortable as possible, which is why our team of highly trained surgeons is available to discuss your options and answer any questions you have.
About your local surgery center
Surgical Associates of Kingsport utilizes the latest in surgical techniques and leading technology to ensure that all procedures meet our high standards.
Our team of skilled general surgeons offer a wide range of services, including:
- Colon or colorectal surgery
- Hernia surgery
- Gallbladder surgery
- Hemorrhoid surgery
- Surgery for chronic anal fissures
- Breast surgery
- Spleen surgery
- Melanoma surgery
- Surgical cyst removal
- Punch biopsy
- Appendix removal (appendectomy)
- GERD surgery
- Surgical oncology
Before your procedure, your surgeon will always go over everything in detail with you and give you the chance to raise any questions or concerns.
We'll always be working alongside your doctors to ensure that any suggested procedure is right for you.
Robotic surgery for minimally invasive procedures
All our general surgeons and surgical oncologists have access to Ballad Health's new da Vinci® XI robotic surgery system for minimally invasive procedures.
This system offers our staff highly advanced surgical technology to provide additional benefits for patients.
- Added precision and control which leads to smaller incisions, less pain, faster healing and less scarring
- Quicker recovery time due to small incisions
- Minimized discomfort for a smoother recovery
This advanced surgical technology is the only one of its kind in the region – only available at Ballad Health facilities.
Bariatric and weight loss surgery
We currently do not offer bariatric or weight loss surgery at Surgical Associates of Kingsport. For inquiries about bariatric surgical procedures, we recommend contacting the Comprehensive Weight Management Center.
Preparing for your procedure
Before your surgery, we'll provide you with instructions that you'll need to follow prior to your appointment.
You may also be asked to take part in pre-operative testing, which might include:
- Temperature, blood pressure and pulse rate checks
- Blood testing
- Diagnostic imaging, such as X-rays or CT scans
After your procedure
After your surgery, you'll be taken to a specialized recovery area. Your recovery time will depend upon the specific procedure.
To learn more about post-operative care and managing pain after surgery, click here.
We are open Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
We're also open on Fridays, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
If you have any questions about our procedures or wish to schedule a consultation, please call (423) 245-6101.