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Is Breast Cancer Genetic Testing Right for You?

From Tennova Healthcare October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Tennova Healthcare is using the occasion to call attention to the role of genetic testing in the fight against the disease. Genetic testing has quickly become a more mainstream...

Dr. Thurman Joins Premier Surgical Associates

Premier Surgical Associates is proud to welcome general surgeon Joseph B. Thurman, M.D. to its surgical practice. He will be based at the group’s Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center office, located on Clinch Avenue near downtown Knoxville. Dr. Thurman will focus on...

Importance of Suncreen

Skin cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer in the United States. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, over 9,000 Americans are diagnosed with skin cancer every day. Sun Exposure and Skin Cancer  Studies have shown that repeated and unprotected...

Health Screenings Guide

Most medical conditions have a better chance of successful treatment if they are found and diagnosed early on. This is why medical screenings are very important. Medical screenings are tests, or physical exams, that aim to detect diseases often before any symptoms...

Regular Self-Checks

Eating healthy, getting enough sleep, and exercising regularly are important for maintaining a healthy life. However, it is also important to do regular health checks that can help you detect diseases early-on. A health check is an assessment of your current health...

Have you seen our new Patient Portal?

As you know, few things in life matter more than your health and the health of your loved ones…now there’s a new, easier way to manage what’s most important. Premier Surgical is excited to announce that we have a new patient portal called MyHealthRecord.com....