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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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Today marks Covenant Health's 25th Anniversary! In this video, President and CEO Jim VanderSteeg shares a message of appreciation to the entire organization and reflects on this historic milestone. ... See MoreSee Less

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  • 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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  • 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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