Welcome Gonzalo de Villa, MD

Posted on August 6, 2020

We’re proud to welcome family medicine physician Gonazlo de Villa, MD to our primary care team! Learn more about our new physician.

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Getting Your Life Back After a Stroke

Posted on July 27, 2020

Stroke can strike at any age. But what is stroke? Stroke, also called brain at­tack, occurs when blood flow to the brain is disrupt­ed. Disruption in blood flow is caused when either a blood clot blocks one of the vital blood vessels in the brain (ischemic stroke), or when a blood vessel in the brain […]

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Sleep Success for the Older Adult

Posted on July 23, 2020

Sleep is an essential part of life. Without it, your body—and mind—don’t work up to par. That may be especially true as you age. A study suggests that older adults who sleep better gen­erally think better.  An Aging Brain? You probably know firsthand how a lack of sleep can muddle your mind. An international study […]

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Helping Patients with Parkinson’s

Posted on July 22, 2020

The “shaking palsy” that physician James Parkinson identified more than 200 years ago is not always easy to diagnose. That’s because symptoms of Parkinson’s disease may appear slowly, in no particular order, and may vary from patient to patient. Early symptoms may be subtle and may prog­ress over many years before reaching a point where […]

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Welcome Marc A. Campbell, DO

Posted on June 2, 2020

We’re proud to welcome Marc A. Campbell, DO to Covenant Health and Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge! Dr. Campbell brings with him 9 years of medical experience and joins the surgical team at Oak Ridge Surgeons. Welcome Dr. Campbell! Learn more about him below. Marc A. Campbell, DO Board Certified in General and Critical […]

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Covenant Health Participates in Convalescent Plasma Clinical Trial for COVID-19 Patients

Posted on May 15, 2020

Covenant Health hospitals have joined a nationwide effort to begin treating some COVID-19 patients with convalescent plasma transfusions as part of a clinical trial. Convalescent plasma is donated by patients who have recovered from COVID-19 and is being given experimentally to current COVID-19 patients who are experiencing severe or life-threatening symptoms. The “Expanded Access to […]

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Congrats to our newest DAISY Honoree – Laurice Alford!

Posted on May 8, 2020

The Year of the Nurse Perfect Timing It couldn’t be any more perfect timing to recognize Methodist Medical Center’s first 2020 DAISY recipient than during National Nurses Week – and the 200th birthday of Florence Nightingale. In fact, in her honor, the World Health Organization has named 2020 the “Year of the Nurse.” DAISY Details […]

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A 3-D Good Deed

Posted on April 16, 2020

When 10-year-old Grayson Brown received a 3-D printer for Christmas last year little did he know how much he would be using it just a few months later – and what a need he would fill with his efforts.  “I had mostly been using it to make stuff for friends and to make things for […]

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