Arthritis Doctor for the Johnson City, TN, Area


Arthritis Associates of Kingsport is a private practice headed by board certified rheumatologists in Kingsport, Tennessee. The physicians are specialists in the diagnosis and treatment of various types of arthritis and other musculoskeletal conditions. Arthritis Associates of Kingsport is in the mountains of East Tennessee and was established over 30 years ago by the late Dr. Alton Morris. Our practice was built on the concepts of patient centered care using state of the art science to deliver personalized health care to the people of our region. We make every effort to ensure that your visit to our office is as comfortable and satisfying as possible. We believe that good communication is essential to the treatment and management of rhuematic and connective tissue diseases.
 
A diagram used by an arthritis doctor in Johnson City, TN
 
A diagram used by an arthritis doctor in Johnson City, TN
 
A diagram used by an arthritis doctor in Johnson City, TN
 
 
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Bursitis
 
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
 
  • Gout
  • and More!
 

How we can help


Over 100 different diseases can fall under the umbrella of arthritis and rheumatism; Rheumatologists are the medical experts in diseases involving the musculoskeletal system. Information extracted from a thorough history, physical exam, laboratory, and radiographic studies are used to determine the appropriate arthritic diagnosis and determining the most appropriate therapy for each patient.

We are also participating in clinical studies in which the newest treatments for inflammatory arthritic disease get assesd in a "real world" setting. The clinical studies may help provide better outcomes and quality of life for our patients.
 
 
 

Services and Staff at our Practice

 
Our office has several on site services, including:
  • Phlebotomy - CLIA Approved Laboratory
  • Infusion Suite
  • DEXA Scans (Bone Density Scans)
  • X-rays.
  • Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
 
Our two board certified Rheumatologists include:
  • Christopher Morris, MD
  • Annette Abril, MD
 
For any emergencies please dial 911. For questions or for more information about our services or our practice. Please call Arthritis Associates of Kingsport, Tennessee at (423) 392-6840.