Premier Parkwest Welcomes Dr. Beierle

General Surgeon Shannon Beierle, MD, FACS, has joined the Premier Surgical Associates office at Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville. Dr. Beierle has been a  partner physician with the Premier Surgical office in Cleveland, TN, since 2019. Dr. Beierle will serve as a...

Don’t Be Spooked by Hemorrhoid Treatments

Don’t be Spooked by Hemorrhoid Treatments Hemorrhoids are rarely serious, but they can cause a great deal of discomfort and cause people to feel embarrassed to seek treatment. During the spooky season, don’t be frightened or shy away from treating your...

Liver Cancer: Risk Factors, Screenings and More

Liver Cancer: Risk Factors, Screenings and More Each year in the United States, about 36,000 Americans are diagnosed with liver cancer. What is liver cancer? When cancer starts in the liver, it is called liver cancer. Located in the upper right side of the abdominal...

Recovering from Hemorrhoid Treatment

Recovering from Hemorrhoid Treatment While hemorrhoids are a common problem, this doesn’t make them any less problematic for patients who experience pain and discomfort caused by their hemorrhoids. Fortunately, procedures are available to shrink and kill the...

Common Causes of Appendicitis

Common Causes of AppendicitisAn appendicitis occurs when the appendix, a small pouch-like organ attached to the intestine, becomes inflamed. It often occurs to a blockage within it. Sometimes this is an acute condition requiring immediate help to avoid the appendix...

What Are Anal Skin Tags and Should They be Removed?

How anal skin tags are formed?A lot of our clients at Premier Hemorrhoid Treatment Center in Knoxville have questions and concerns about anal skin tags. What are they? And how are they formed? Anal skin tags are benign (noncancerous) skin growths that form around the...