Physician News2017-05-04T10:45:58-06:00

Flu season means vaccination time

Flu vaccination helps prevent someone from getting the flu, it is important to not spread germs by washing your hands, covering your mouth when you cough or sneeze and avoid those who are sick. Flu season is quickly approaching, and the best way to keep it at bay is with a flu shot. The season typically starts in early October and can last as late as May. The flu vaccine causes antibodies [...]

October 3rd, 2017|

UTROP welcomes four OB/GYN providers

OB/GYN providers (l-r): Drs. Ashekia Pinckney, Pedro Argoti Torres, Ramona Phinehas and Marina Santa Cruz Terrazas. UT Regional One Physicians has welcomed Drs. Ramona Phinehas, Ashekia Pinckney, Marina Santa Cruz Terrazas and Pedro Argoti Torres to the OB/GYN practice at Regional One Health. These four join the nationally and internationally renowned, board-certified physicians dedicated to women’s health issues in our OB/GYN clinic. Dr. Phinehas, MD, is an OB/GYN physician at Regional One [...]

September 26th, 2017|

Khanna earns Certified Menopause Practitioner designation

  Pallavi Khanna, MD, OB/GYN at Regional One Health. Pallavi Khanna, MD, has successfully met the criteria and has passed the examination necessary to become a North American Menopause Society (NAMS) Certified Menopause Practitioner (NCMP). Dr. Khanna specializes in OB/GYN services at Regional One Health. “When I joined Regional One Health a couple of years ago I saw that there was a need for more gynecological care in our community,” she said. [...]

September 12th, 2017|

UTROP welcomes trauma surgeons Filiberto, Lewis

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

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 nurse midwives. 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 the [...]

August 8th, 2017|

UTROP Welcomes Dr. Matthew Gill

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

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

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

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

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|
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