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.

What Does it Mean to be a Medicare Certified Surgery Center? 11/25/2014 : Many of these regulations were adapted from and similar to those governing hospitals and other trusted health care facilities.   
Use Your Holiday Break to Schedule a Colonoscopy 11/20/2014 : After all, the year is drawing to a close, and those extra vacation days will go to waste if they aren’t used quickly. If you’re due for a colonoscopy, your holiday break is a great time to get it taken care of and lower your risk of colon cancer.  
Portion Control Tips for Thanksgiving 11/13/2014 : Before fill your plate, remember these tips to keep you from stuffing yourself like a turkey and slipping into a food coma.  
Pros and Cons of Fiber Supplements 11/6/2014 : And while it’s true that it might be easier to pop a few fiber capsules instead of filling your plate with fresh fruits and vegetables, supplements can have some negative effects as well.  

Did You Know?

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