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Blount Gastroenterology Associates, P.C.

Welcome!

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.

8 Signs of Colon Cancer Men Should Never Ignore 4/23/2015 : Multiple studies have shown that men are less likely than women to visit the doctor for medical problems, but when it comes to detecting colon cancer, some symptoms just shouldn’t be ignored.  
Location of Colon Cancer May Affect Survival 4/16/2015 : The colonoscopy has long been considered the gold standard in colon cancer screening, but new research underscores the importance of this life-saving procedure.  
Cancer Survival Rates Improve Over Last 20 Years 4/9/2015 : More people are surviving cancer now than they were 20 years ago, according to new research published in JAMA Oncology.  
Probiotics May Improve Anxiety and Depression 4/2/2015 : Could a cup of yogurt be the trick to turning your frown upside down? It certainly seems like a possibility as mounting evidence suggests that probiotics may influence mental health and produce anti-anxiety effects.  

Did You Know?

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