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UTHSC Hamilton Eye Institute (HEI) at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center the largest, most extensive clinical eyecare facility in Memphis and the Mid-South is expanding and opening a new practice location in East Memphis (near Poplar Ave. and I-240) at 1068 Cresthaven Rd. Suite 400, Memphis, TN. HEI-East has the entire 4th floor… View Article
UTHSC Hamilton Eye Institute (HEI) at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center the largest, most extensive clinical eyecare facility in Memphis and the Mid-South is expanding and opening a new practice location in East Memphis (near Poplar Ave. and I-240) at 1068 Cresthaven Rd. Suite 400, Memphis, TN. HEI-East has the entire 4th… View Article
University Clinical Health Announces new CEO Memphis, TN May 12, 2020- University Clinical Health (UCH), is pleased to announce that the UCH board has appointed Shannon Tacker as Chief Executive Officer. Shannon will begin her role on May 15th, 2020. “Now more than ever, UCH needs a strong, collaborative CEO who will partner with our… View Article
The Impact of Social Isolation on your Mental Health Memphis, TN April 17, 2020- Reported cases of COVID-19 are increasing daily. In effort to decrease the spread of the virus, social distancing and isolation have become the new norm for most of society. While we are solving one problem (COVID-19), we should be mindful that… View Article
Reports are emerging that new onset anosmia, or an acute loss of the sense of smell, may be an early symptom of infection with the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. 2020 NBA All-Star Rudy Gobert, along with numerous other patients in Italy, China, and South Korea, reported a sudden, unexplained loss of smell and taste in the… View Article
Jon McCullers, MD, interim senior executive associate dean of Clinical Affairs and chief operating officer for the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has been selected as a 2020 Dream Hero Award recipient by the Legacy of Legends Community Development Corporation. The Legacy of Legends Community Development Corporation is… View Article
Dr. Robert Bradley Canada doesn’t quite fit the image of the traditional chief medical officer of a multi-physician healthcare practice. Even though he’s held that title at University Clinical Health (UCH) for some 10 years now, he still looks like he’s just out of medical school. No gray hair or no senior-status demeanor, but… View Article
Dr. Asbell, Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology at UT Health Science Center, shares her knowledge on Shingles of the Eye, symptoms, and prevention methods. To find out more about Dr. Penny Asbell, click here.
Dr. Cedric Hunter is once again back on Say it Southern Podcast, this time with a special topic! During this podcast, Dr. Hunter brings a wealth of information about a procedure that is brand new to the mid-south, the DIEP Flap Procedure. Believe it or not, many women recovering a mastectomy are not aware of… View Article
Dr. Marthinus Zeeman, of UT Addiction Medicine, breaks down the Opioid crisis, and offers insight on fighting the addiction. View the Video below https://youtu.be/K8DKi78N_NE
Dr. Sarah Smith discusses a special condition called Hidradenitis Suppurativa. View the video below to find out more about this condition. To find out more about Dr. Sarah Smith, click here.
Dr. Zeeman joins our practice after completing his fellowship at UT Addiction Medicine in Memphis, TN. He earned his medical degree from Ross University Medical School, in North Brunswick, New Jersey, then completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, TN. Next, he was with the Locums… View Article
Dr. Adams joins the practice from The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Jones Eye Institute where she held a faculty position as an Instructor. In addition to Comprehensive Clinic, she was head of Low Vision Services and had a special interest in resident education in Clinical Optics. She was also involved in the didactic… View Article
Dr. Matthews joins the practice from The Eye Center in Fayetteville, Arkansas. He earned his medical degree, summa cum laude, from the University Of Oklahoma College Of Medicine, then completed a fellowship in ophthalmic pathology at the nation’s number-one ranked eye hospital: Bascom Palmer Eye Institute. Next, he completed a transitional year internship at Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical… View Article
About 70% of America’s Diabetic population suffers from symptoms of DPN. Dr. Petros Konofaos and University Plastic Surgeons can help! Find out more about this via the video below. https://www.wmcactionnews5.com/video/2019/08/19/bluff-city-life-aug-part-2/ Find out more about Dr. Konofaos here!
Have you ever considered a Rhinoplasty (Nose Job)? Dr. Konofaos educates Local Memphis Live on the reasons for a Rhinoplasty, who makes a good candidate! See the video below! Find out more about Dr. Konofaos here!
If you have been considering a Mommy Makeover, you probably have many questions about the procedure, recovery time, and even where and who to trust with your body. University Plastic Surgeons’, Dr. Cedric Hunter answers all the questions on Say It Southern’s podcast below! https://www.thesayitsouthern.com/blog/2018/11/19/episode-3-lauren-steele-dzmkp-zgk8x
Dr. Cedric Hunter is among the first in the Mid-South to offer an alternative method of breast reconstruction. The DIEP Flap method takes tissue from the patient and repurposes it to form the breast. View the video below to find out more.
Dr. Ram Velamuri, University Plastic Surgeon, visits Local Memphis Live with Current Patient to Share Success Story. Dr. Velamuri is very passionate about his area of work within Regional One’s Fire Fighter Burn Unit. Here Velamuri is joined by a former patient to share the success of the recovery program.
It is evident that Dr. Xi Lin Jing brings much knowledge and a passion in her field of expertise. Visit the link below to see her appearance on Bluff City Life and discussion of the “Mommy Makeover.” https://www.wmcactionnews5.com/video/2019/06/13/bluff-city-life-june-part-4/ Find out more about Dr. Jing here: https://www.utuniversityplasticsurgeons.com/about/our-doctors/xi-lin-jing/