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Welcome to Oak Ridge Gastroenterology Associates

Why should you choose Oak Ridge Gastroenterology?

Over the last 37 years, we have served the Oak Ridge area and delivered quality care for digestive disorders. From simple problems like hemorrhoids and acid reflux to complex issues like celiac disease and GI cancers, we can help. Our physicians are acid reflux and colon cancer screening specialists. Using advanced technologies like video capsule endoscopy and endoscopic ultrasound, we strive to improve your digestive health.

In order to deliver you the best of care, our physicians perform procedures like Endoscopy and Colonoscopy at the award winning Endoscopy Center of Oak Ridge. The physicians and staff take pride in the exceptional care delivered in a safe, comfortable, and caring environment. 

And we’re connected with one of the nation’s highest performing health networks, Covenant Health. That means better care – for you and your family.

This facility complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Click here to learn more.

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Gastroenterology is the field of medicine devoted to the study, diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the digestive system. This may include treatment of conditions in the esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, rectum, liver, gallbladder, or pancreas. Learn more about our services below.

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Covenant Health's Executive Leadership Team wants to recognize the employees and medical staff at LeConte Medical Center for their incredible commitment to care for our community during the devastating fires in Gatlinburg. We are all be proud be part of such a fantastic and dedicated team.

How can you help?

-The LeConte Medical Center Volunteer Thrift Shop is accepting and distributing donations of water and toiletries, clothing, shoes and coats. Those who need clothing can receive two full outfits from the Shop as long as items are available. The Thrift Shop is located at 441 Parkway in Sevierville, across from First Baptist Church. Call 865-428-2586 for the Shop’s expanded hours of operation during the next several days.

-The American Red Cross is accepting monetary donations to support fire victims and first responders in Sevier County. To make a $10 donation, you can text “REDCROSS” to 90999 on your mobile phone. Local donations can also be contributed via website or mail – learn more at: The Red Cross is able to maximize contributions by purchasing needed items in bulk to meet specific needs.

-For those who live in Knoxville, the Knoxville Expo Center, located at 5441 Clinton Highway, will accept donations of toiletries such as toothbrushes and toothpaste, baby wipes, water, and other items, along with pet food, kennels/crates for pets, and more. Call 865-686-3200 or 865-919-8114 for more information.
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Oak Ridge Gastroenterology Associates News

  • Venkata C. Gourineni, MD

    Venkata C. Gourineni, MD joins Oak Ridge Gastroenterology Associates and Covenant Health, the region's top-performing healthcare network.

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  • Charles Orton, MD

    Charles Orton, MD joins Oak Ridge Gastroenterology Associates and Covenant Health, the region's top-performing healthcare network.

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