Jessica Lam, OD (Photo by University Clinical Health) Dr. Lam comes to Hamilton Eye having completed a Cornea, Contact Lens, and Refractive Surgery residency at the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Calgary her Doctor of Optometry from Pacific University. Dr. Lam has special interests… View Article
Dr. Penny Asbell (Photo by Allen Gillespie/UTHSC) Hamilton Eye Institute – a University Clinical Health practice – announces Penny A. Asbell, MD, FACS, MBA, FARVO, has been named the Barrett G. Haik Endowed Chair for Ophthalmology in the College of Medicine and Director of the Hamilton Eye Institute at the University of Tennessee… View Article
University Clinical Health Physician Featured in Local Health Alert Click on the link above to watch the video. MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) – A Mid-South woman’s chronic runny nose ultimately had her scheduling a minimally invasive surgery. Dena Ammons is a wife and working mom to a 5-and-a-half year-old. She says last fall, she lost all her… View Article
Written by Jackie Denton | June 4, 2018 Muneeza Khan, MD, has been named chair of the Department of Family Medicine in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. She previously served as interim chair. Muneeza Khan, MD “Dr. Khan’s commitment to the Department of Family Medicine and its core education… View Article
Tommy Fowler’s vision was reduced to a fog or a blur. “The light would have to be just right, or I couldn’t see. Still, Fowler continued to pursue his daily tasks, until he had a car wreck and knew something had to be done. Fowler, who’s from Rienzi, Mississippi, found help in 2017 through the… View Article
MEMPHIS,TN, June 6, 2018 – University Clinical Health (UCH), the only independent and physician-led faculty clinical practice plan of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, announced today a commitment to providing rapid accessibility – appointments within a week or less of a request – at two convenient UT Rheumatology locations in the Memphis area…. View Article
MEMPHIS, TN, March 5, 2018 – In University Clinical Health’s (“UCH”) continued efforts to broaden the delivery of patient care and expand access, they have announced a telehealth implementation plan which includes establishing a telemedicine network within the next 30 days. As a multi-specialty physician group which also includes primary care, UCH has sufficient infrastructure… View Article
A positive experience with a dermatologist in high school ultimately led to a career in dermatology for Dr. Allison Jones, a dermatologist at The University of Tennessee Dermatology. When she was a teen, a dermatologist helped her improve her teenage acne. That interaction inspired Dr. Jones to pursue a career in medicine and to help others in… View Article
University Clinical Health Continues Growth Spurt – Memphis Daily News University Clinical Health, the clinical practice organization affiliated with the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, is expanding with the acquisition of a new practice, the addition of another and some future expansion beyond Memphis coming soon. This year alone, said UCH executive director of… View Article
University Clinical Health is expanding into two new practice areas. On Tuesday, August 29, University Clinical Health announced that it had acquired Podiatry Centers of Memphis, effective August 17. The Podiatry Centers of Memphis’ doctors, Dr. Brian Kiel and Dr. David Moinester, each add more than 30 years of experience. The practice will operate as part… View Article
On March 26, 2017, The Commercial Appeal ran a 12 page special section on the opioid abuse epidemic. Called The Way Out, the feature looked at the epidemic from many different angles. One full page was dedicated to the work and thoughts of University Clinical Health’s Dr. Daniel Sumrok, the leader of our UT Addiction… View Article
Dr. Ramasubbareddy Dhanireddy, who leads the UT Neonatology clinical practices of University Clinical Health at Regional One Health Newborn Center and the Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, is firmly established as one of the most accomplished and respected neonatal doctors in Memphis and across the United States. Now, his influence and leadership… View Article
The Mobile Stroke Unit operated by University Clinical Health continues to make a big impact on the Memphis community, helping the UT College of Medicine achieve its community goals. the Memphis Daily News is the latest news outlet to cover this important medical service in Memphis that is saving lives. https://www.memphisdailynews.com/news/2016/dec/31/ut-mobile-stroke-unit-saving-lives-in-first-months-on-streets
Dr. Uzoma Ben Gbulie, MD, FACS, and Dr. Robert Wallace, MD, were at the news briefing head table from a team of doctors numbering in the dozens who participated in a conjoined twins separation. The two doctors from University Plastic Surgeons represented what the medical team described as one of the three most critical and… View Article
The UT Addiction Medicine practice operated by University Clinical Health has been recognized as the nation’s first unified Center of Excellence in Addiction Medicine by The Addiction Medicine Foundation. The designation was announced at a ceremony featuring a who’s who of the Memphis Medical Community, city leaders and the executive vice president of The Addiction… View Article
Kaplan-Amonette Department of Dermatology at UTHSC Growing; Expanding Clinical Practice
The Mobile Stroke Unit that is being operated out of the University Clinical Health UT Neurology practice continues to be heralded across the medical community. Most recently, Radiology Today magazine featured the Mobile Stroke Unit in its November 2016 cover story. To view the full story, follow this link: Radiology Today November 2016 Cover.
The University Clinical Health Addiction Medicine operations are receiving considerable attention in the Memphis community and beyond. A recent article in High Ground News discusses the journey to the program launch and the importance of the program to the medical community. To view the story, follow this link.
Dr. Peter Konofaos’ work in the treatment of migraines was featured in the August issue of Memphis Medical News. To read the article about this unique treatment being brought to the Memphis market. To see the article as it appears online at the publication, visit this Memphis Medical News link.
When the Memphis ABC News Team needed a doctor to come on its news program to discuss the dangers of heat from a health standpoint, they turned to Dr. Sheetal Mayur Patel from University Clinical Health’s UT Family Medicine practice. Dr. Patel spent nearly three minutes on air with anchor Amy Speropoulos discussing the health… View Article