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.


Free Workshops Help Explain Health Insurance Terms

Medical Foundation of Chattanooga states that unfamiliarity with health insurance coverage can often cause many questions for patients and families. With new policies developed through the Affordable Care Act and “traditional” policies obtained through employers, confusion often happens in understanding benefits and the meaning of various terms. To help work through the confusion, ... (click for more)

Erlanger Hosts “First Responders” And “Strike Out Stroke” Nights At Upcoming Lookouts Games

Erlanger will recognize emergency medical service personnel and other rescue and medical agencies for “First Responder Night” at the Lookouts game on Friday, Aug. 29, beginning at 7:15 p.m.  In recognition of Erlanger’s partnership with the region’s first responders and 25 years as the region’s only Level 1 Trauma Center, Erlanger welcomes Lookout fans to take part in ... (click for more)

5 Hamilton County Schools Designated As Priority Schools, 3 As Focus Schools

Five Hamilton County Schools have been designated as Priority Schools and three as Focus Schools. Priority Schools are the five percent of schools across the state with the lowest overall performance. Those from Hamilton County are Brainerd High School, Dalewood Middle School, Orchard Knob Elementary School, Orchard Knob Middle School and Woodmore Elementary School. Focus ... (click for more)

Man Robbed, Stabbed At Hixson Pike Bus Stop

A man was robbed and stabbed at a bus stop on Hixson Pike on Tuesday night. At approximately 9:30 p.m., officers were called concerning a robbery at 3800 Hixson Pike. Phani Tangirala, 22, was transported to a local hospital by HCEMS for treatment of a stab wound to the abdomen. Medical personnel stated that Mr. Tangirala appeared to have a non-life threatening wound to ... (click for more)

The Truth About Justice

The rallying cry in Ferguson Missouri has been "justice for Michael Brown." The question is what is justice? Justice is that the facts of the case are investigated thoroughly and regardless of the outcome of that investigation the family and friends of Michael Brown along with the citizens of Ferguson and this country need to accept the outcome no matter what it reveals.  ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Chief Delmore: ‘You Blew It!”

Far more than 50,000 people, most police officers and law enforcement authorities, have gone to a website, “LawOfficer.com” to read a scathing letter that first appeared on Sunday. Veteran lawman Ed Delmore, who became the Police Chief in Gulf Shores, Ala., after a brilliant career as the “Top Cop” in St. Louis (which he still loves), has written what was entitled, “An Open Letter ... (click for more)