Physician News 2017-05-04T10:45:58+00:00

UTROP welcomes trauma surgeons Filiberto, Lewis

2017-08-10T08:43:50+00:00 August 10th, 2017|

UT Regional One Physicians is proud to introduce trauma surgeons Dr. Dina Filiberto and Dr. Richard Lewis to our practice. Drs. Filiberto and Lewis are part of the team of trauma surgeons at the Elvis Presley Trauma Center, which is designated as a Level 1 Trauma Center in Tennessee, Mississippi and Arkansas. It’s the only Level 1 Trauma Center within 150 miles of Memphis. Dr. Filiberto attended medical school at SUNY Health Science Center at [...]

August 10th, 2017|

Patient Story: Nurse midwives provide special delivery

2017-08-10T08:47:38+00:00 August 8th, 2017|

Photo Credit: JL Scott Photography When Sarah Irby returned to Memphis with her husband in 2015 after living in Nebraska for a couple of years, she recently had given birth to a son with the assistance of a nurse midwife. She knew that if she had another child she wanted to again deliver with the care of a nurse midwife. Before she got pregnant, Irby researched and discovered Regional One Health is [...]

August 8th, 2017|

UTROP Welcomes Dr. Matthew Gill

2017-08-03T07:45:20+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|

UT Regional One Physicians is proud to introduce anesthesiologist Dr. Matthew Gill to our practice. Dr. Gill attended medical school at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta and completed his residency in anesthesiology at University of Washington in Seattle. He is an assistant professor in the Department of Anesthesiology at University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Dr. Gill served 14 years on active duty with the United States Air Force. His service included [...]

August 3rd, 2017|

ONE Health introduces new care for Memphis

2017-07-28T14:31:36+00:00 July 28th, 2017|

Camden Coalition representatives meet with Justin Griner, inpatient pharmacist at Regional One Health, to discuss ONE Health. Within health care, there is a patient population who utilizes high-cost services, like emergency department care, more than others. These “high utilizers” often lack social resources or find themselves with economic, education, addiction or housing issues that exacerbate their health. It’s time for ONE Health in Memphis, an opportunity to use compassionate care and exceptional [...]

July 28th, 2017|

Physician Spotlight: Diabetes research informs patient care for Dokun

2017-07-21T10:18:59+00:00 July 14th, 2017|

Ayotunde Dokun, MD, PhD Patients receive an extra level of expertise in diabetes care when Dr. Ayotunde Dokun, M.D. Ph.D., is their physician. He combines science with care in his dual role as Chief of Endocrine Service for Regional One Health and Associate Professor in Endocrinology at University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Dr. Dokun's roles as researcher and physician give him a rare combination in medicine of someone who studies the [...]

July 14th, 2017|

Regional One Health Part of Medical Career Gateway

2017-07-14T14:21:57+00:00 July 12th, 2017|

Regional One Health and University of Tennessee Health Science Center work together to train students and residents. At Regional One Health, taking care of every person who comes to us is the passion of our 3,000 employees, doctors and providers on a daily basis. That passion is part of a foundation we work with the University of Tennessee Health Science Center to create for the medical students and residents who embark on [...]

July 12th, 2017|

Dispelling myths and misconceptions about midwifery

2017-07-14T15:11:43+00:00 June 22nd, 2017|

Home births with no pain medications allowed is a pretty common assumption people make about how midwives deliver babies. The six Certified Nurse Midwives (CNM) at Regional One Health have heard that and much more, honestly. But more than 94 percent of Certified Nurse Midwife-attended births in the U.S. actually occur in a hospital, including here at Regional One Health where an estimated 350 deliveries with a CNM will occur this year. Regional One [...]

June 22nd, 2017|

Rehabilitative Medicine gets patients back to daily life

2017-07-14T15:32:44+00:00 June 20th, 2017|

Cracking joints, sore backs and achy knees are common ailments for athletes, both the serious and casual variety. But activities of daily life come with their own risks, too, and you don’t have to be a hardcore athlete to struggle with physical pain from time to time. Whether it’s playing a casual game of basketball with friends, bending over a backyard garden every weekend or jogging a few times a week, these activities and [...]

June 20th, 2017|

Technology drives men’s care at East Campus

2017-07-14T15:37:37+00:00 June 15th, 2017|

Memphis Medical News feature story Robert Wake, MD Dr. Robert Wake, MD, and the urology team at Regional One Health are using the latest technologies for the detection and diagnosis of prostate cancer. The UroNav fusion biopsy procedure available at Regional One Health’s East Campus is the latest technology used in helping diagnose prostate tumors that previously were missed using the standard prostate biopsy technique in which tumors couldn’t be seen. This [...]

June 15th, 2017|

Physician Spotlight: Abdu brings minimally invasive hope to women’s care

2017-07-14T15:42:40+00:00 June 9th, 2017|

Rarely does a day go by that Dr. A. Ben Abdu, MD, isn’t amazed at the strength of his female patients. A. Ben Abdu, MD Dr. Abdu focuses on minimally invasive gynecological surgeries at Regional One Health. His training focused on advanced laparoscopy, minimally invasive female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery, vaginal surgery, tubal reversals, female urology and pelvic pain medicine. He primarily works out of Regional One Health’s East Campus, which [...]

June 9th, 2017|
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