The field of neuroscience is dedicated to the research and treatment of a variety of disorders in the brain and nervous system. You can take comfort in knowing Wellmont Health System’s board-certified physicians treat and diagnose a wide range of nerve and neurologic conditions by partnering with
the best physicians in the community, so you don’t have to travel far to receive high quality neuroscience care.
Holston Valley Medical Center and
Bristol Regional Medical Center have received awards for their neuroscience programs. Holston Valley was ranked by
CareChex in the top 100 hospitals in the nation and top 10 percent in nation for neuroscience care. Bristol Regional ranked first in the market for major neuro-surgery, and both hospitals received awards in patient safety and medical excellence.
This year, the hospitals were recognized by
BlueCross BlueShield as
Blue Distinction Centers for spine surgery. And last year, both Bristol Regional and Holston Valley were designated by
UnitedHealth as a Premium Surgical Spine Specialty Center.
And to effectively diagnose and treat neurologic disorders, Wellmont board-certified neurologists, physicians and other experts perform a variety of studies.
Programs and services offered by Wellmont's neuroscience program include several decompression options, including
spinal fusion, that can be performed microscopically or open. In these procedures, the bone over the nerves and spinal canal are removed to take away the pressure. Wellmont also actively contributes to ongoing research in the field of neuroscience, helping pave the way to future advancements in neurology and
neurologic treatment solutions.
The road to recovery from neurologic and nerve disorders or
surgery can also be a challenging one. Wellmont provides a wide range of inpatient
rehabilitation and therapy services.
Certified physical therapists help patients regain strength and mobility, while certified occupational therapists help patients regain the ability to perform everyday tasks. Wellmont also helps provide community support through outreach programs, classes, screenings and support groups.
Each person’s body contains a vast neurological network – consisting of the brain, spine and central nervous system – that makes
diagnosing and treating neurologic and nerve disorders an extremely complex area of medicine.
Wellmont’s neurologists and neurosurgeons are some of the best and most experienced in the Tri-Cities region of Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia, providing superior care and treatment for a variety of common neurological disorders.
Wellmont’s neuroscience services are offered in several locations in Kingsport and Bristol. We currently partner with five difference locations in Kingsport:
And three locations in Bristol:
If you have questions about Wellmont's neuroscience services, please speak with your primary care provider or
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