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News From Fort Sanders Regional Health & Lifestyles Army Veteran Undergoes Colon Cancer Surgery Close to Home at Fort Sanders Regional During the Vietnam War in the 1960s, Charles Burnett served one year of active combat duty. Today, the U.S. Army veteran is retired and enjoys life with his wife and family on his 99-acre […]

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Meet Dr. Sung Lee!

From hemorrhoids to rectal and bowel diseases, Premier Surgical Associates of Knoxville and Cleveland, TN has a team of specialists who can help you. Our colorectal surgical team is growing and we’re happy to welcome Dr. Sung Lee! Dr. Lee is one of our Colon and Rectal surgeons at our Premier Surgical Fort Sanders Regional […]

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OTC Hemorrhoid Treatments – Do They Work?

They swell, itch, and feel very uncomfortable. Hemorrhoids are one of those things that rarely become life-threatening, but are very hard to ignore. Caused by the increase of pressure in the rectal area, hemorrhoids can develop as a result of constant straining during bowel movements, pregnancy, and obesity. While sometimes the symptoms of hemorrhoids go […]

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Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month

September is Thyroid Cancer Awareness month, and the expert physicians at Premier Surgical Associates of Knoxville and Cleveland, TN are here to guide you and provide the tools you need to understand thyroid disease and cancer. Your thyroid is the butterfly-shaped gland that sits at the base of your neck. Wrapping the trachea, the thyroid […]

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TAR for Large Hernia Repair

Unrepaired hernias can get bigger and become more susceptible to incarceration and strangulation. These can lead to more serious health issues such as tissue death or gangrene. Very large hernias used to be considered irreparable, but with the TAR method, repair of these large hernias is now possible. We talked with General Surgeon Dr. David […]

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