Erlanger Health System Welcomes Dr. James Newby

Friday, January 30, 2009
Dr. James Newby
Dr. James Newby

Erlanger is pleased to announce the addition of James T. Newby, Jr., D.O., and his practice, Erlanger East Comprehensive Care, to the Erlanger East Campus.

Dr. Newby was born and raised in Chattanooga and received his medical degree at West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine after graduating from the University of Tennessee Chattanooga with a B.S. in political science and general biology. He completed his residency at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine Chattanooga, specializing in family practice.

Dr. Newby is board-certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and has a special interest in preventative medicine, fitness, and primary care orthopedics. "I have a simple philosophy about fitness," says Dr. Newby. "I believe there is an activity out there for everyone that will keep them in shape. The key is to find the things that you enjoy doing that involve exercise."

Dr. Newby will be joined by Dr. Allyson Cornell in the Erlanger East Comprehensive Care practice. Dr. Cornell, who also specializes in family medicine, was previously with Erlanger North Family Medicine.

Erlanger East Comprehensive Care is located in Suite 106 inside the Erlanger East Campus, located at 1755 Gunbarrel Road. Drs. Newby and Cornell are now accepting new patients. To schedule an appointment, call 423 778-8909.

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