A Patient Story: Extra Care for Kerrianna’s High-Risk Pregnancy

Posted on May 11, 2018

Kerrianna first came to Fort Sanders Perinatal Center after blood clotting issues made her pregnancy high risk. But during labor, it was her unborn baby’s rapid heart rate that required an emergency C-section. Read her full story.

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A Patient Story: A Mother’s Intuition

Posted on April 27, 2018

At 35 years old, Erin had her first baby. As a nurse practitioner in internal medicine, Erin’s intuition guided her. She knew if she ever became pregnant, she wanted to go to Fort Sanders Perinatal Center. Read her full story.

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Ask Our Physicians: How to Exercise Safely During Pregnancy

Posted on April 14, 2018

Board-certified perinatologist Gary Stephens, DO of Fort Sanders Perinatal Center discusses the benefits and risks of exercising during pregnancy for mother and baby.

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Ask Our Physicians: Exercising During Pregnancy

Posted on March 30, 2018

High-risk pregnancy physician Perry Roussis, MD of Fort Sanders Perinatal Center discusses how women can safely exercise during pregnancy and which activities to avoid.

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Accessing Our Practice During Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon

Posted on March 23, 2018

Street and lane closures will occur for the Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon race events on March 24-25. All roads are expected to be open by 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 25. Also, according to TDOT, I-40 East and I-40 West will be reduced to two lanes from the West Hills exit (Mile Marker 380) to just east […]

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Accepted Insurances

Posted on February 16, 2018

Here is a full list of the accepted insurance plans at Fort Sanders Perinatal Center, including commercial, governmental, healthcare exchange, Medicare, and all TennCare plans.

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Ask Our Staff: Positive Genetic Testing

Posted on February 4, 2018

Certified Genetic Counselor Tracy Dawson, MS, CGC at Fort Sanders Perinatal Center helps couples learn how positive prenatal genetic testing gives information about changes, or abnormalities, in the chromosomes that make up a baby’s DNA, and the risk for birth defects.

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Inclement Weather Schedule

Posted on January 16, 2018

Our office follows the inclement weather schedule of the University of Tennessee. If UT delays opening, closes early, or is closed for the day, our office will do the same. Changes to our normal business hours will be shared here and on our Facebook page. Please call our office at (865) 331-2020 for any concerns […]

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