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José Espinel, MD, FACS, Joins Carrollton Surgical Group
September 20, 2017
Leading-edge surgical care and compassionate support for the west Georgia and east Alabama communities are expanding with the addition of José Espinel, MD, FACS, to the patient care team at Carrollton Surgical Group, part of Tanner Medical Group. Dr. Espinel is board-certified in general surgery. He earned his medical degree from Universidad Catolica Santiago de Guayaquil in Ecuador, and completed his residency in general surgery at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, N.J. Dr. Espinel also completed a fellowship in minimally invasive surgery at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, Mass. Prior to joining Tanner, Dr. Espinel practiced in Columbus, Ga. and Dalhart, Texas. He is fluent in Spanish. At Carrollton Surgical Group, Dr. Espinel joins a dedicated team of ...
Caitlin M. Tierney, DO, Joins Carousel Pediatrics
September 12, 2017
Access to qualified and knowledgeable pediatricians and a full range of services for children and adolescents is expanding with the addition of Caitlin M. Tierney, DO, to the patient care team at Carousel Pediatrics, part of Tanner Medical ...
Three West Georgia Housing Authorities Go Smoke-Free
September 06, 2017
As you approach the entrance of the Bremen Housing Authority, one thing is explicitly clear. You are about to enter a “100 percent smoke-free environment.” The phrase is prominently displayed on a brick sign at the entrance. The ...
Kilsy Cuello Pichardo, MD, is joining Carroll County Nephrology
September 01, 2017
Many conditions can affect the kidneys, from diabetes and high blood pressure to genetic disorders like polycystic kidney disease and more. Now, greater access to specialized care for kidney conditions is coming to west Georgia and east ...
Willowbrooke at Tanner Hosting Discussion on Teen Suicide Prevention at Cartersville High School on Sept. 13
August 30, 2017
A popular series on the streaming video service Netflix has a lot of young people discussing the topic of suicide — and making a lot of parents and educators nervous. Now, the regional behavioral health service Willowbrooke at Tanner is ...
Registration Open for Tai Chi for Diabetes at Tanner
August 24, 2017
Registration is now open for a new class that aims to improve the control of diabetes through training in the ancient Chinese martial art of tai chi. Tanner Health System’s Get Healthy, Live Well will start offering free Tai Chi for ...
Raine Davis Wins Grand Prize at Zucchini 500 Race in Carrollton
August 21, 2017
Raine Davis, 6, of Carrollton squashed the competition Saturday to take the checkered flag at the Zucchini 500 race at the Cotton Mill Farmers’ Market in Carrollton.  Tanner Health System’s Get Healthy, Live Well, in ...