KNOXVILLE, TN (August 21, 2019)Tennova Healthcare recently welcomed Eddie Brown, D.O., family medicine physician, to his new medical practice at Tennova Primary Care & Occupational Health – East Towne, located at 4711 Centerline Drive in Knoxville. Same-day appointments are available. To schedule an appointment, call 865-647-3260.

Dr. Brown specializes in caring for men, women, and young adults ages 18 and older. He offers well checks, sick visits, sports medicine, annual health screenings, and minor procedures including joint injections and skin lesion removal. Dr. Brown is also dedicated to preventive care and management of chronic conditions, such as asthma, diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol.

 A Knoxville native, Dr. Brown earned his medical degree from Lincoln Memorial University–DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine in Harrogate, TN. He completed an internship and residency in general surgery at Franciscan St. James Hospital in Olympia Fields, IL; and a family medicine residency at Wellmont Health System in Norton, VA

“I’m very excited to be back home practicing medicine in the community where I grew up,” Dr. Brown said. “My patient care philosophy involves a team approach where the patient and I work together, collectively, with the goal of promoting and maintaining good health and well-being. This includes immunizations, screenings, tests and exams that help identify health problems early so we can take action.”

Tennova Healthcare offers preventive, diagnostic and treatment services at Turkey Creek Medical Center, North Knoxville Medical Center, Jefferson Memorial Hospital, LaFollette Medical Center and Newport Medical Center. With more than 200 primary care physicians working in collaboration with other medical specialists at multiple locations across the region, the health system is dedicated to offering quality care for every member of the family—close to home.

About Tennova Healthcare

The Tennova Healthcare network of hospitals in East Tennessee includes Jefferson Memorial Hospital, LaFollette Medical Center, Newport Medical Center, North Knoxville Medical Center and Turkey Creek Medical Center with nearly 16,000 admissions, 410,000 outpatient visits and 125,000 emergency department visits each year. Learn more at www.Tennova.com