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.

The One Question You Need to Ask Before Your Colonoscopy 1/29/2015 : But are you asking the most important question of all: “What is your adenoma detection rate?” A new study suggests that the answer to this question could affect your risk of developing colon cancer.  
5 Natural Sources of Probiotics 1/22/2015 : Consuming probiotics can help your body maintain its natural balance of gut flora and can help restore that balance when it has been thrown off kilter by sickness, stress or antibiotics.  
Socioeconomic Disparities in Colon Cancer Deaths 1/15/2015 : The American Cancer Society reports that half of all premature colon cancer deaths in Americans aged 25 to 64 are linked to ethnic, socioeconomic and geographic inequalities, and therefore could be prevented.  
Increasing Fiber Could Lower Your Weight 1/8/2015 : Findings in a recent study indicate that increasing your intake of dietary fiber can actually promote weight loss and encourage healthier eating overall.  

Did You Know?

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