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June 18, 2008

Drs. William Alexander, Alan Dopp, Babu Rao, and Ira Stein have joined Frist Gastroenterology at Frist Clinic. Frist Gastroenterology is an experienced team of gastroenterologists with over 25 years of devoted patient care in middle Tennessee and Kentucky.

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Women's Hospital at Centennial Medical Center opened Phase I of their NICU expansion on May 15. The newly expanded family-centered care unit maintains the most advanced monitoring and ventilation technology in a new spacious and Garden theme setting.

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According to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS), a painful knee is the most frequent bone- or joint-related complaint that brings people to their doctor. About 400,000 knee replacements are performed each year in the U.S. and an overwhelming majority result in a dramatic reduction in knee pain and significant improvement in the person's ability to perform daily activities, the AAOS reports.

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Centennial Medical Center is the first hospital in Nashville to offer the REALIZE™ Adjustable Gastric Band, a device that is surgically implanted around the stomach to help people with morbid obesity lose weight and improve or resolve obesity-related health conditions including type 2 diabetes, sleep apnea and high cholesterol.

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Summer is right around the corner, and with it comes opportunities for fun in the sun. If poolside or indoor tanning, or other prolonged exposure to sunlight, is part of your summertime plan, local physicians warn that it could prove costly.

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April 09, 2008

Jesus Berdeja, M.D. has joined Tennessee Oncology, a team of 54 physicians, at Centennial Medical Center.

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April 09, 2008

Sterling Barrett, M.D. has joined The Frist Clinic at Centennial Medical Center.

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April 09, 2008

On Tuesday, June 3, Centennial Medical Center will begin a new 8-class smoking cessation series called “Quit Smoking Now.” The classes will be held from 5:30-7:00 p.m. in the Thomas F. Frist, Sr., Heart Wellness Center.

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February 04, 2008

Shindana Feagins, M.D. has joined MetroCenter Healthcare with Centennial Medical Center. Dr. Feagins is specialized in Internal Medicine.

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January 23, 2008

Centennial Medical Center, part of the TriStar Health System, received approval today from the Tennessee Health Services Development Agency for a $143 million campus expansion project that includes the addition of 51 licensed beds and major medical equipment at its main campus.

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