Erlanger Heart Program Expands To Athens

Thursday, November 15, 2018
Erlanger Heart and Lung Institute announces Dr. Adrian Danchenko is now serving the Athens community. 
 
Dr. Danchenko brings with him over 18 years of experience as an invasive cardiologist with a special interest in the diagnosis and management of coronary artery disease, cardiomyopathies, echocardiography, nuclear cardiology and atrial fibrillation. He was involved in the graduate medical education of other cardiologists while in the Navy, taking on multiple teaching roles.
 
As a commissioned Naval Officer, Dr. Danchenko earned his medical degree. He elected to serve as a general medical officer for four years with the U.S. Marine Corps stationed at Kaneohe Marine Corps Base after completing his internship.
He was deployed overseas on several occasions while filling multiple operational roles from Battalion, Regimental and acting Flight Surgeon. 
 
After completing his Fellowship training in Cardiology he served as CCU, Cardiac Rehabilitation and Echo director during his tenure at the Cardiology Fellowship training program in San Diego. He has provided primary and subspecialty care to active duty military and their families, retirees and to members of the US Congress during his 13 years of active duty. He completed an additional seven years in the Naval Reserves prior to retiring from the military after 20 years of service.
 
Dr. Danchenko sees a variety of patients for all cardiac related issues. His office is located at 748 Tell St. in Athens. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Danchenko, call 423-778-5561.

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Amber Ralls Promoted To Senior Executive Director Of Legacy Senior Living

Parkridge Health System Hires John Baldwin, Market Associate Administrator And Co-Ethics And Compliance Officer


CHI Memorial Foundation’s 14th annual Pink! gala, chaired by Dr. Lee and Sharron Jackson and Dan and Amber Norton, raised a net total of $471,000, a record high for the event. "All proceeds stay ... (click for more)

Amber Ralls has been promoted to senior executive director at Legacy Senior Living, which operates a family of senior living communities throughout the Southeast specializing in independent living, ... (click for more)

Parkridge Health System hired John Baldwin as market associate administrator and co-ethics and compliance officer. Working closely with Tom Ozburn, Parkridge Health president and CEO, Mr. Baldwin ... (click for more)


Living Well

Pink! Nets Record Amount For MaryEllen Locher Breast Center

CHI Memorial Foundation’s 14th annual Pink! gala, chaired by Dr. Lee and Sharron Jackson and Dan and Amber Norton, raised a net total of $471,000, a record high for the event. "All proceeds stay in our local community benefiting the MaryEllen Locher Breast Center at CHI Memorial," officials said. "The generosity of the sell-out crowd helped bring the total amount raised during 14 ... (click for more)

Amber Ralls Promoted To Senior Executive Director Of Legacy Senior Living

Amber Ralls has been promoted to senior executive director at Legacy Senior Living, which operates a family of senior living communities throughout the Southeast specializing in independent living, assisted living or Alzheimer’s care services. In her new role, Ms. Ralls will oversee management of three Virginia-based facilities: Renaissance of Annandale; a memory care community ... (click for more)

Breaking News

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Opinion

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The $500,000 Tax Money Giveway

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