Meet Our Doctors – Dr. Brandon Boyd, MD

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Hayes Hand Center Restoring Function to Patients’ Lives After participating in several medical mission trips in high school, Dr. Brandon Boyd became keenly aware of how much certain procedures and treatments could drastically improve the quality of life for patients. By focusing on treating hand injuries and pain, Dr. Boyd is often able to restore […]

Beautifully You – Terry Rogers

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Alchemy Medspa & Wellness Center Ensuring Care Dedicated to high-quality patient care, Terry Rogers creates unique treatment plans for 15 to 25 patients a day. “No cookie-cutter treatment from me,” Rogers says. “Treatment plans are developed for each individual patient. The right procedure is chosen by the highest yield in information to help in diagnosing.” […]

Meet Our Doctors – Dr. Priya Vijayvargiya

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Erlanger Gastroenterology Understanding Her Patients Dr. Priya Vijayvargiya (Vijay) has wanted to be a doctor for as long as she can remember. Growing up around physicians, it’s no surprise she found her way to the medical – specifically gastroenterology – field. “I’ve always been taught to give back to the world more than you take […]

Beautifully You – Lauren Lewis, FNP-C

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Alchemy Medspa & Wellness Center Building Trust As an aesthetic injector of seven years, Lauren Lewis understands how authenticity and great communication create the best experience for her clients. “The key to making a great first impression is to be authentic,” she explains. “Aesthetic medicine is a long-term investment, not a quick fix. My goal […]

Meet Our Doctors – Dr. Bill Childress

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Implants & Oral Surgery of Chattanooga (Formerly East Brainerd Oral Surgery) Restoring Confidence & Smiles Dr. Bill Childress’ daily routine begins with a workout and a Christian devotional. “Then once I get to work, I review the day’s surgeries and meet with the team to go over each case,” he shares. Consultations and surgeries take […]

Meet Our Doctors – Dr. Jensen Hyde, MD, MPH, FACP

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Erlanger Baroness Hospital Restoring Patients’ Health Dr. Jensen Hyde, Chief Medical Officer for Erlanger, has wanted to be a doctor for as long as she can remember. When it came time to zero in on a specialty, Dr. Hyde was overwhelmed with options. “I liked everything, and if you like everything there’s nothing better than […]



Annual Women’s Health Section Women suffering from urinary incontinence can benefit from this breakthrough technology. Understanding Urinary Incontinence According to the Mayo Clinic, 50% of adult women suffer from urinary incontinence, or the involuntary leakage of urine. This problem increases with age, with up to 75% of women over the age of 65 reporting urinary […]

Meet Our Doctors – Dr. Collier King

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PrimeImaging Staying on Top of the Latest Technologies Dr. Collier King has never shied away from a challenge. Motivated by the gratification that comes with solving complex problems, it’s no wonder he found his way to the radiology field. “A radiologist is a true ‘doctor’s doctor’ and as a consultant, I have to speak the […]

Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives

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Annual Women’s Health Section These birth control methods are good options for women seeking long-term pregnancy prevention. Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives Long-acting reversible contraceptives, or LARCs, are the most effective form of birth control currently available with a 99% success rate of pregnancy prevention. LARCs can provide pregnancy prevention for 3 to 10 years, depending on […]

Meet Our Doctors – Dr. Jennifer Mirza, DO

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Erlanger Cardiology Communicating Complex Information For the last decade, Dr. Jennifer Mirza has been leaning on a host of communication skills to help her patients understand their diagnoses. Called to medicine from the drive to help people feel better, Dr. Mirza began gravitating toward cardiology during her internship. “I loved the imaging studies such as […]

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