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Welcome Stephen Myers, MD

Posted on October 1, 2019

Stephen Myers, MD “I began my medical career here during residency, so I am delighted to return to my East Tennessee roots with my wife and three boys.” Fellowship:  Hematology and Medical Oncology, Mayo Clinic Residency:  Internal Medicine,  University of Tennessee Health Science Center Medical School:  University of Louisville School of Medicine Location: Thompson Oncology […]

Worth the Wait

Posted on September 26, 2019

After losing 50 pounds on a medically supervised plan through Fort Sanders Weight Management and Nutrition Center, Cook says she’s feeling great.

Plan of Action

Posted on September 19, 2019

Today Blanchard has no lymphedema, and relatively minimal aftereffects from her aggressive breast cancer.

August DAISY Award Winner – Jamie Chambers

Posted on September 18, 2019

Our August DAISY Award was presented to Jamie Chambers, an RN in the medical-surgical department.

Flashback Friday – Masoud Panjehpour

Posted on September 13, 2019

For today’s Flashback Friday, we are highlighting Masoud Panjehpour, director of the Center of Excellence for Barrett’s Esophagus at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center

Anterior hip replacement: Old approach is new again

Posted on September 9, 2019

Let’s be direct: This new-fangled direct anterior approach to hip arthroplasty – replacing the hip joint by going in through the front of the body – is yesterday’s news. So why does Paul Yau, MD, an orthopedic surgeon at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center, refer to direct anterior hip replacement as “revolutionary?”