Mountain States Cardiology
Meet Our Physicians


Michael Ponder, MD

Norton Community Hospital, Dickenson Community Hospital, Sycamore Shoals Hospital, Johnson City Medical Center, Indian Path Medical Center, Johnston Memorial Hospital, Franklin Woods Community Hospital
MSMG - Cardiology

Dr. Ponder completed graduate work at East Carolina University School of Medicine in Greenville, N.C. Post-graduate work was completed at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville and East  Tennessee State University in Johnson City. Dr. Ponder has been a medical director for Team Health at the University of Tennessee, and was partner with Carolina Heart before returning to Johnson City, where he served as chief of ETSU Cardiology until cofounding Heart & Vascular Associates, now known as Mountain States Medical Group Cardiology.