Blount Gastroenterology Associates, P.C.
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.
Living with Irritable Bowel Disease (IBD)
Rachel Morrell, freelance writer for AMSURG, interviewed Chris Yoakum of Spring Hill, Tennessee. Chris was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis in 1995, but years later he was re-diagnosed with Crohn's disease.
Celiac Disease and Bone Health
Celiac disease is a condition that affects the gastrointestinal tract, but surprisingly, one of its most concerning complications is how it affects the bones.
Family History of IBD Raises Personal Risk
If you have a family member with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) such as Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis, you are much more likely to develop the condition yourself, according to results from a recent Danish study.