Erlanger East Opens Comprehensive Gastroenterology And Endoscopy Center

Monday, September 21, 2020
Dr. Steven Kessler cuts the ceremonial ribbon to open the new Erlanger Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Center at Erlanger East Hospital
Dr. Steven Kessler cuts the ceremonial ribbon to open the new Erlanger Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Center at Erlanger East Hospital
Erlanger East announces the grand opening of the Erlanger Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Center at Erlanger East Hospital. 
 
"The convenient Gunbarrel road location offers a new level of care and expertise when it comes to the diagnosis and treatment of digestive tract diseases to residents in the north Georgia, east Hamilton southern Bradley counties," officials said. "The Erlanger Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Center at Erlanger East Hospital provides a one-stop approach for diagnostic and therapeutic gastrointestinal procedures on an outpatient and in-patient basis."
 
“This brand new facility is specially designed to provide comprehensive gastrointestinal care including consultative and procedure services within the same facility for the convenience of our patients,” stated Dr.
Arslan Kahloon, chief of Erlanger Gastroenterology.  “Erlanger GI physicians will also be able to provide advanced endoscopic procedures in this facility which will greatly improve the landscape of GI care in our community.”
 
The new 4,500 square foot, state-of-the-art comprehensive endoscopy center offers four procedure rooms including one designated for ERCPs, five pre-operative rooms, five recovery bays, six exam rooms, and a spacious lobby all conveniently located with street level parking. 
 
To schedule an appointment of for more information, call 778-4830 or visit Erlanger.org/GI.

CHI Memorial Mammography Health Coach To Visit Harrison Nov. 4

Health Department, Maclellan And Benwood Foundations To Offer Free Flu Vaccine Clinic Saturday At Stoney Point Baptist Church, Soddy Daisy

Siskin Hospital Board Member Honored By THA


CHI Memorial’s mobile health coach will provide mammography screenings in Hamilton County on Wednesday, Nov. 4 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at CHI Memorial Family Practice Associates, 6800 Harrison Park ... (click for more)

The Hamilton County Health Department, in partnership with the Maclellan and Benwood Foundations, will offer a free flu vaccine clinic this Saturday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Stoney Point Baptist ... (click for more)

Siskin Hospital announces that Trudy A. Harper, board chair from 2016-2020, has been named the 2020 Trustee of Distinction by the Tennessee Hospital Association. The honor recognizes Ms. Harper’s ... (click for more)



Living Well

CHI Memorial Mammography Health Coach To Visit Harrison Nov. 4

CHI Memorial’s mobile health coach will provide mammography screenings in Hamilton County on Wednesday, Nov. 4 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at CHI Memorial Family Practice Associates, 6800 Harrison Park Dr. in Harrison. All patients will be screened before the appointment for COVID-19 symptoms. Bring a mask to wear during the appointment. Masks will be provided to anyone who doesn’t ... (click for more)

Health Department, Maclellan And Benwood Foundations To Offer Free Flu Vaccine Clinic Saturday At Stoney Point Baptist Church, Soddy Daisy

The Hamilton County Health Department, in partnership with the Maclellan and Benwood Foundations, will offer a free flu vaccine clinic this Saturday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Stoney Point Baptist Church, 9129 Dayton Blvd. in Soddy Daisy, as long as supplies are available. This is part of a series of flu vaccine drive-thru clinics hosted at African American churches this fall to ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Flash Flood Watch Goes In Effect As Heavy Rains Continue; Hamilton County, Cleveland Schools On 2-Hour Delay' Georgia NW To Close Campuses

A flash flood watch goes into effect beginning at 8 p.m. tonight (Wednesday) and continuing through Thursday afternoon as heavy downpours continue. Hamilton County Schools will be on a two-hour delay Thursday due to Tropical Storm Zeta forecasted to be in the area until 8 a.m. School officials said, "The high winds and heavy rains associated with the storm system could impact ... (click for more)

Health Administrator Says County Residents "Letting Their Guard Down" As COVID-19 Cases Spike Again; Seniors Advised To Have "Virtual Thanksgiving"

Health Department Administrator Becky Barnes on Tuesday said a new spike in COVID-19 cases is caused by county residents "letting their guard down." She said the “curve” had been flattened momentarily, but now the county is starting to see a rise in cases. For instance, on Sept. 12, Hamilton County was averaging 59 cases a day. On the week ending on Oct. 24, this rate has risen ... (click for more)

Opinion

Voting Lines Are Too Long - And Response

I’ve tried three times this week to vote at the Collegedale early voting place. Each time I’ve been there, the line was not only around the building, but it stretched at least another block (or two) into the adjacent parking lot. I realize that it is easy for someone like me to criticize the ones running the election, but I feel criticism is deserved in this case. If they cared ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: A Bunch Of Hogwash

There are those who fault Donald Trump for the unkind divisiveness that is “the second plague” roiling the United States right now. But did you notice that when the brilliant Amy Coney Barrett was approved by the Senate to become our newest Supreme Court Justice, the entirety of “those” Democrat Senators voted against her? I tend to believe many who voted ‘no’ would actually support ... (click for more)