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Bristol Surgical Associates, PC welcomes John F. Vance, D.O.

Bristol Surgical Associates, PC welcomes John F. Vance, D.O. to our practice.

Dr. Vance is the newest member of the Bristol Surgical Associates.  He grew up just across the North Carolina state line and feels right at home in East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.  He completed his undergraduate degree in Religious Studies with a minor in Spanish at NC State University in Raleigh, NC where he met his beautiful and talented wife Lisa.  They were married and moved to Blacksburg, VA for medical school.  It was there that he discovered his passion for surgery and using those skills to serve and minister to patients.  He completed his general surgery residency at East Tennessee State University and got an excellent exposure to general and vascular surgery.  His clinical interests include minimally invasive & robotic hernia and colon surgery, gallbladder surgery as well as vascular and thyroid surgery.  Dr. Vance is married to Lisa Vance, a Certified Nurse Midwife and local business owner.  They have 3 (soon to be 4) adorable daughters and are partners at Redeemer Community Church in Johnson City, TN.  When not spending time with his children, family or church family he enjoys watching ACC Football and Basketball, reading and enjoying the outdoors.  

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Holiday Schedule 2018

We will be closed:

Jan, 1, 2018, Monday

Mar 30, 2018, Friday

May 28, 2018, Monday

Jul 4, 2018 Wednesday

Sep 3, 2018,  Monday

Nov 22, 2018 & Nov 23, 2018, Thursday and Friday

Dec 24, 2018, Monday close at 12 noon

Dec 25, 2018, Tuesday

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Online bill payment

We now have online bill payment.  Scroll down.

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Dr. Sidney Collins

Dr. Sidney Collins Jr. MD FACS is a veteran with the U.S. Army Reserve.  He was promoted to LTC June 2015, and continues to serve in the Active Reserve.  He has served with several Forward Surgical Teams in support of military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.  He was deployed to Iraq in 2007-2008.  He was deployed to Afghanistan in 2010, 2012, and 2015.

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Narcotic Prescriptions

Narcotic Prescriptions (Pain Medication) will not be written after hours or on the weekends. 

Please call our office during normal business hours.  (Monday thru Friday 9am-5pm)

In the event of an emergency, please go to the Emergency Room.

Thank You.


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