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Welcome to Oak Ridge Gastroenterology Associates

COVID-19 UPDATE: Please notify us in advance of your appointment if you’re sick or have been exposed to anyone with Coronavirus so we can prepare for your arrival.

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 has updated visitation guidelines for our member hospitals, effective March 30. We continue to screen visitors for COVID-19 symptoms upon arrival and masks must be worn in all Covenant Health facilities. For details visit CovenantHealth.com/current-visitation-policy. Thank you for helping us keep our patients, visitors and employees safe! ... See MoreSee Less

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Knoxville-area hospitals – Blount Memorial Hospital, Covenant Health, East Tennessee Children's Hospital, Tennova Healthcare and UT Medical Center – are honored to share words of thanks from our patients to the doctors, nurses and health care workers who are the heart of our health systems. Special thanks to our doctors on Doctors’ Day, March 30!#ThankYouDoctors #DoctorsDay2021 #ThankYouHealthcareHeroes ... See MoreSee Less

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Happy Doctors' Day! Our physicians play a vital role in healing and caring for our patients. So, today and every day, we want to thank you for everything you do to put our patients first! ... See MoreSee Less

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Covenant Health of East Tennessee posted a video to playlist Leadership Messages.
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President and CEO Jim VanderSteeg shares a special message of gratitiude to Covenant Health's employees for leading the effort to protect our communities against COVID-19. ... See MoreSee Less

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We're proud to be here for you when you need it most!When Janet and her husband Jack visited the mountains, they never expected to end up at LeConte Medical Center. However, after a fall while shopping, Janet found herself having surgery to repair her broken femur. While the fall and surgery have prevented her from returning home to Dyersburg, TN, she was extremely thankful for all the nurses and doctors who provided her with “excellent care.” Janet noted that it wasn’t just one doctor or one nurse, but instead, it was the entire LeConte Medical Center staff that was in her words, “friendly and helpful” with anything she needed.We also want to take a moment to thank Janet and her husband, Jack, for being such a blessing to us. ... See MoreSee Less

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Welcome!

We’re proud to welcome Katina Wier, FNP-C to our team. Click here to learn more about Katina.

Oak Ridge Gastroenterology Associates News


  • Katina Wier, FNP-C is the newest nurse joining the medical team at Oak Ridge Gastroenterology in Oak Ridge, Tennessee....

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  • Misty McCray, FNP-BC is the newest nurse joining the medical team at Oak Ridge Gastroenterology in Oak Ridge, Tennessee....

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  • To ensure the health and safety of our patients and staff from the risk of coronavirus (COVID-19), whenever possible,...

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  • Certified nurse practitioner Katasha Flatt, NP-C joins the medical team at Oak Ridge Gastroenterology. Learn more about Katasha!

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  • Thank you for stopping by our table at the recent health fair! Here are the answers to the crossword...

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  • Allison Locke, MD of Oak Ridge Gastroenterology Associates

    Oak Ridge Gastroenterology Associates is proud to welcome Allison Locke, MD to our health care team. Learn more about...

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  • 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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