Gastroenterologist Kingsport, TN - Tricities Gastroenterology

We treat people like family, not cases.

The mission of our doctors, nurse practitioners and staff members is to provide the kind of care we would demand for our own family members.

Combining expert attention to your needs with the newest technologies, we bring our services to you at several locations. The Center for Digestive Wellness is our hub of specialized, state-of-the-art procedures for regional patients, allowing us to maximize your treatment possibilities.

We believe patient education is of prime importance in offering timely, targeted care. We are presenting this website, therefore, as an easy way for you to take advantage of this technology to find information about digestive wellness in general, certain diseases in particular, and descriptions of the technology and medicines used on your behalf.

Thank you for taking the time to acquaint yourself with Tri-Cities Gastroenterology and The Center for Digestive Wellness. We hope this website will convey to you our philosophy, our dedication to quality medical care, and details regarding the operation of our practice.

    


Read about how your screening can help you avoid the second highest risk of death from cancer: colorectal cancer.

Does colorectal cancer run in your family?  If so, we can help protect your future…

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Solesta

It would surprise you to know how many people suffer every day from loss of bowel control, also known as fecal incontenance. Dr. Fenyves will be offering a new treatment, called Solesta, to patients for whom other methods of treatment just haven't been enough. Read about it on the Solesta website.

A note about our office locations:

If you would like to print out a map with directions for this or any of our other offices, please click here.



Our Commitment to Quality
At Tri-Cities Gastroenterology, we are committed to providing digestive wellness for the whole person. To that end, we embrace every human and technological advantage to provide physical and emotional comfort to our patients. At the same time, we provide sound information, advice, and reports to referring physicians with unprecedented immediacy.

This commitment is our ongoing focus and quest.


 

Thinking you would rather not schedule your own screening? Here are our

"Top 10 Reasons NOT to Have a Colonoscopy."

  • 10. “Prep tastes bad.”
    There are new and better tasting preps.
     
  • 9. “It's uncomfortable!”
    New sedation allows you to sleep through the test and not wake up sick.
     
  • 8. “I don't want to know if I have cancer!”
    Precancerous polyps can easily be removed.
     
  • 7. “I don't have symptoms.”
    There are no symptoms of colorectal cancer.
     
  • 6. “I don't have family history.”
    85% of colorectal cancer victims have no family history.
     
  • 5. “I've gotta die of something!”
    Yeah, but do you need to die 10-20 years before you would otherwise?
     
  • 4. “It costs too much.”
    Most insurance plans now offer screening benefits for colonoscopy.
     
  • 3. “It takes too much time.”
    A colonoscopy typically takes 30 minutes.
     
  • 2. “I'm scared!”
    Colon cancer is very preventable! Why be afraid?
     
  • 1. “I just don't have good sense!”
    Well, we can't argue with that.

     

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Colonoscopy for Dummies

Link to American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy