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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.

Legislation Seeks to Remove Colonoscopy Cost for Medicare Patients 5/21/2015 : Imagine going in for a free screening colonoscopy only to discover afterward that you’re responsible for hundreds of dollars in expenses.  
Four Questions You Should be Asking Your Gastroenterologist 5/14/2015 : No one ever looks forward to a colonoscopy. But if you have to have one, you want to make sure it’s a high quality procedure that produces conclusive results.  
Craig Campbell Co-Writes Latest Hit with Colon Cancer Survivor 5/7/2015 : Garth Brooks once described country music as “honesty, sincerity and real life to the hilt,” and Craig Campbell’s new single “Stronger Than That” certainly meets all the criteria.  
5 Signs of Colon Cancer Women Should Never Ignore 4/30/2015 : Colon cancer is sometimes dubbed the silent killer because symptoms are typically not present in the early stages of the disease. However, even in cases where early signs are present, they are often overlooked.  

Did You Know?

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