In-Person or Online – MMC has Wellness Programming to Fit Your Needs

Posted on November 11, 2021

Walk-With-A-Doc Walking for as little as 30 minutes a day can reduce your risk of coronary heart disease, improve your blood pressure and blood sugar levels, elevate your mood and reduce your risk of osteoporosis, cancer and diabetes. And, if you join Methodist Medical Center’s new “Walk-with-a-Doc” program, you can also learn more about an […]

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Robotic Hernia Repair Adds Relief to Retirement

Posted on October 13, 2021

10 Out of 10 – Would Recommend! Perle Sorah is happily retired and lives in Clinton with his wife. Together they enjoy camping, kayaking and hiking. He stays active by Nordic walking, boxing and spending time doing woodworking projects. A true outdoorsman, Sorah rises at 4 a.m. to begin each day and doesn’t come in […]

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Coming Home – Methodist assists Lafollette man after post-COVID double lung transplant

Posted on September 28, 2021

When Zach Lloyd, 38, was recovering from a double lung transplant in a Nashville hospital, two things kept the LaFollette pastor motivated on the most difficult days. He clung to his faith in God and the hope that one day he might be able to go home. A text message from an extended family member […]

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 “A Punch in the Gut”

Posted on September 16, 2021

Emergency Surgery and Robotic-Assisted Procedure Lead to Happy Ending for MMC Patient Mindy and John Jen­nings moved to East Ten­nessee five years ago to be close to family. They were already familiar with the excellent medical care pro­vided at Methodist Medi­cal Center of Oak Ridge, so when Mindy suddenly awoke one cold morning in January […]

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Methodist Medical Center Earns National Recognition for Stroke Care

Posted on September 10, 2021

Methodist Medical Center has received the American Heart Association’s GoldPlus /Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Quality Achievement Award for their commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines. Stroke is the No. 5 cause of death and a leading cause of adult disability in the U.S. On average, […]

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“Walk with a Doc” and Take a Step Toward Better Health

Posted on July 16, 2021

UPDATE:  LOCATION CHANGE – the August 14 Walk-With-A-Doc program will meet at A.K. Bissell Park in Oak Ridge (next door to the Oak Ridge Civic Center, 1401 Oak Ridge Turnpike).  Please park on the west side of the civic center and in front of the Oak Ridge Senior Center and proceed to the welcome table. […]

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Kudos Sally Eisenhauer for Her Selection as Our Latest DAISY Honoree

Posted on May 18, 2021

Excerpt from Family Birthing Center nurse, Sally Eisenhauer’s DAISY Award presentation given by Jeremy Biggs, Methodist Medical Center’s President and Chief Administrative Officer. With May being the month of Florence Nightingale’s birthday, it is fitting to be gathered here to honor one of your own.  Sally Eisenhauer, today we are here to present you with […]

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8,000 Heartbeats Strong

Posted on February 26, 2021

8,000th Patient has Heart Surgery at Methodist Medical Center Mary Lucas of Wartburg is a relatively healthy woman in her 70s. This past December, she began feeling ill and was having difficulty breathing. Lucas came to Methodist Medical Center for evaluation by cardiothoracic surgeon Bill Hall, MD, and the next morning she was the 8,000th […]

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