What’s The Buzz From The Premier Vein Clinics?

Things have been hopping at the Premier Vein Clinics in Knoxville, including keeping our patients well informed about varicose veins and venous diseases. Here are a few of the most recent blog posts our patients have been talking about. Are Spider Veins Cramping Your Lifestyle? It’s not uncommon for patients to tell us they won’t […]

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Introducing the New Premier Surgical Complex

In late October, we completed our months-long construction project for our new facility at 6408 Papermill Drive in west Knoxville. If you’ve passed through the area recently, you have likely seen the transition of the exterior of the building. Now that we are moved into our new facility and settled, you can experience the beautiful interior of […]

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Husband and Wife Find Answer to Weight Loss Battle

It takes a lot of energy to be the parent of teenagers, and that energy is harder to come by if you’re morbidly obese. When Daniel and Stacey Rorie began having trouble keeping up with their kids, they decided it was time to do something about it. The Rories, who live in Blaine, Tenn., have […]

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Introducing the New Premier Vascular Access Facility

In late October, we completed the months-long construction project for our new facility at 6408 Papermill Drive in west Knoxville. If you’ve passed through the area recently, you have likely seen the transition of the exterior of the building. Now that we are moved into our new facility, located in Premier Surgical’s new 2-story, 28,000 square foot […]

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What You Should Know About Colorectal Diseases

There are a number of colorectal diseases and disorders and to understand those more fully perhaps a quick anatomy of the area will help. The large bowel consists of the colon and the rectum. The anus is located at the end of the rectum and is where stool emerges. Just up from the large bowel […]

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What is Infrared Coagulation: A Premier Hemorrhoid Treatment Center guide to nonsurgical hemorrhoid treatment

Are you currently suffering from hemorrhoids? Are you searching for effective treatments that offer lasting relief? If so, you’re in luck! We recently published a quick guide that will help you learn more about nonsurgical hemorrhoid treatment via infrared coagulation. The guide contains details on: What hemorrhoids actually are Creams, infrared coagulation, and other treatment […]

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What You Need to Know After a Pancreatic Cancer Diagnosis

A cancer diagnosis is always a shocking experience and one that can lead to a bit of an anatomy lesson in order to understand the affected part of the body and its function. If you’ve recently been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, here are several things you need to know. The prognosis isn’t good, but surgery […]

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The Premier Process for Limb Preservation

Based on the sharp increase in the risk of a patient’s death in the year following an amputation, and with an estimated 65% of amputations considered preventable, the Premier Surgical Limb Preservation Clinic is committed to improving the efficiency of care for patients at risk of limb loss. To that end, the Premier Process for […]

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What You Need to Know After a Liver Cancer Diagnosis

Liver cancer occurs when the cells of your liver lose control of the way they grow and divide. Often times the first signs of liver cancer are vague symptoms like unexpected weight loss, loss of appetite, and nausea. Many symptoms don’t actually appear until later stages of the disease. In order to establish a liver […]

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Wondering if your hemorrhoids are bleeding?

While they are quite common, affecting about 50% of the population before the age of 50, hemorrhoids and hemorrhoid treatments are often surrounded by a cloud of misinformation. Remedies like creams and ointments are widely available, but they are not actually effective at treating the source of hemorrhoids. Myths regarding the causes of and cures […]

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