Healthy Skin Awareness

Just because it’s cold outside and you’re bundled in layers, don’t forget about your skin! The physicians of Premier Surgical Associates in Knoxville and Cleveland suggest these tips keep your skin healthy all-year-round!    Protect yourself from the sun   Skin cancer remains one of the most common types of cancer in the United States. […]

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Diabetes Awareness Month

Diabetes is increasing at an alarming rate. In the United States alone, over 30 million Americans have diabetes. And over 7 million have it but are unaware of it. What is diabetes? Diabetes mellitus is a medical condition that occurs when blood glucose (also known as blood sugar) is too high. Blood glucose is the […]

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Surgery Packages at Premier Surgical Associates

Going through surgery is stressful enough. And you definitely don’t want more stress from multiple surgery bills while you’re recovering from it. This is the reason why the physicians of  Premier Surgical Associates of Knoxville have developed an all-inclusive, cash-pay package for several common procedures including gallbladder removal and hernia repair.  These surgical packages are […]

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GERD Awareness Week

GERD or gastroesophageal reflux disease and heartburn are often used interchangeably. Heartburn is discomfort or burning pain sensation felt on the upper chest. GERD, on the other hand, is a chronic condition and heartburn can be one of its symptoms.  What is GERD? GERD is a medical condition in which stomach contents flow backward up […]

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Meet Dr. Kelly

It is our goal at Premier Surgical Associates of Knoxville to provide the best surgical care possible to our patients.  We have surgeons who are well-experienced in their fields of specialties.  Today, we will introduce you to one of our general surgeons, Dr. Michael Kelly.  Dr. Kelly has been with Premier Surgical Associates for 15 […]

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September is PAD Awareness Month

September is Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Awareness Month. PAD is a condition that affects about 18 million Americans, about 160 to 180,000 of that are predicted to have a limb amputated this year.  What is PAD and what causes it? PAD occurs when there is a narrowing of the peripheral arteries such as those serving […]

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