Premier Surgical Opens Alcoa Clinic

Premier Surgical is accepting Bariatric and Vascular patients at our new office at 205 Corporate Place in Alcoa. Bariatric surgeons Drs. Mark Colquitt and Jonathan Ray of Foothills Weight Loss Specialists are seeing bariatric patients at the Alcoa location on Mondays. Vascular surgeons Drs. Richard Young and Deanna Nelson are scheduling patients with vascular and […]

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General Surgery is a Family Affair for Two Knox Brothers

Growing up, brothers Dr. K. Robert Williams and Dr. Kristopher B. Williams of Knoxville, never imagined they would one day both be physicians, must less – that they would be General surgeons working in the same practice and occasionally in the same Operating Room. “When we were little kids, I was going to be a […]

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3 Key Benefits of Infrared Coagulation for Hemorrhoids

Hemorrhoids are a common ailment, which will affect approximately half the population by the age of 50. While over-the-counter hemorrhoid remedies are generally plentiful, if you are suffering with persistent hemorrhoid issues, you may want to consider consulting a hemorrhoid treatment specialist to discuss your options for lasting relief. One commonly recommended treatment is infrared […]

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Today’s Big Q: Will My Skin Cancer Treatment Require Surgery?

According to the American Cancer Society, skin cancer is the most common form of all cancers. Around 3.5 million cases of basal and squamous cell skin cancer are diagnosed in the U.S. each year with melanoma projected to account for 73,000 cases of skin cancer in 2015. Premier Surgical Associates surgical oncologist Dr. Paul S. […]

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Hemorrhoid Treatment Cream vs Infrared Coagulation: Which is More Effective

Approximately half the population by the age of 50 will have had at least one hemorrhoid. How common hemorrhoids are may not come as a surprise given the level of availability of hemorrhoid remedies like creams and ointments at your average pharmacy, but your options don’t stop there. At Premier Hemorrhoid Treatment Center in Knoxville, […]

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Busy Newport mayor back on move after hernia surgery

When it comes to moving mountains, Newport mayor Connie Ball has much on his plate: create jobs, recruit business and industry, manage traffic flow and upgrade library facilities. This is in addition to his other roles as substitute teacher, school bus driver and reserve deputy. One thing NOT on his mayoral agenda, however, is moving […]

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New Premier Vascular Surgeon Enjoys Getting to Know Her Patients

Growing up, she was one of the few girls in her Biology class who actually enjoyed dissecting pigs. “I thought Biology was great and always knew I would do something in science,” explains Deanna Nelson, MD, a vascular surgeon who recently joined Premier Surgical Associates in Knoxville. In college she developed an interest in surgery […]

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