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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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We provide complete care for digestive system disorders. Click here to learn about our services.

Oak Ridge Gastroenterology Associates News


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  • Jessica Shamblin, FNP-C

    We're proud to welcome certified nurse practitioner Jessica Shamblin to the medical team at Oak Ridge Gastroenterology Associates.

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  • Allison Locke, MD of Oak Ridge Gastroenterology Associates

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  • Ashley Davis, FNP-BC

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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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