End of Year Deductible: Make Time for Your Upper Endoscopy Screening

Blount Gastroenterology Associates, P.C.

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Blount Gastroenterology Associates provides state-of-the-art medical care to patients through the comprehensive evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal disorders and diseases. Our four board certified physicians serve the Maryville community at our practice office and neighboring endoscopy center.

Our doctors are experts in all aspects of their specialties, including colon cancer screening procedures, treatment of GERD, inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome and ulcer disease. If you’re looking for advanced, comprehensive GI patient care, contact your primary care physician for a referral to us or call us at (865) 983-0073 to inquire about an appointment.

Public Stool Bank Makes FMT More Accessible 10/23/2014 : FMT is an extremely promising treatment, which involves taking stool from a healthy donor and administering it to the patient through an enema, nasogastric tube or colonoscopy.  
Corporate Wellness Programs 10/16/2014 : Corporate wellness programs have recently skyrocketed in popularity, due to the fact that they improve employees’ health and job satisfaction, all while cutting costs and increasing productivity for employers.  
Breast Cancer Awareness Means Colon Cancer Awareness Too 10/9/2014 : The Screen This Too! campaign encourages women everywhere to advocate for their own health by requesting the necessary screenings for both breast and colon cancer.  
End of Year Deductible: Make Time for Your Upper Endoscopy Screening 9/30/2014 : But if your upper endoscopy screening isn’t one of them, you could be wasting your hard-earned dollars. Most insurance policies are based on a calendar year, which means you’ve only got until the end of December to take advantage of your benefits.  

Did You Know?

Nearly 75 percent of colon cancer cases have no prior family history and most have no symptoms.
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