KNOXVILLE, TN (WLAF) Tennova Healthcare recently welcomed Jason Collins, M.D., family medicine physician, to his new office at Tennova Primary Care – Choto, located at 1612 Choto Markets Way, Knoxville. Same-day appointments are available. To schedule an appointment, call 865-218-7485.

Dr. Collins (ABOVE) specializes in caring for men, women and children ages 2 and older. He offers well checks, immunizations, sick visits, sports medicine, and men’s and women’s health screenings. Dr. Collins is also dedicated to the prevention and management of chronic conditions, such as diabetes, asthma, hypertension and high cholesterol.

Most recently, Dr. Collins saw his patients at Tennova Primary Care – Farragut on the campus of Turkey Creek Medical Center. He earned his medical degree from the University of Tennessee School of Medicine in Memphis, and completed an internship and residency at the University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine in Knoxville. Dr. Collins is board certified in family medicine.

“I am committed to offering comprehensive care for the whole family—from wellness exams to chronic disease management,” Dr. Collins said. “As a family physician, I’m able to provide preventive services geared toward keeping my patients healthy, with the goal of heading off problems before they happen. In addition, I’m able to treat any illness that requires attention, and help my patients work toward a healthier lifestyle. “

Dr. Collins’ spacious new office is conveniently located in the shopping plaza at the corner of South Northshore and Choto roads (near Weigel’s and Don Gallo). It offers plenty of front door parking and an onsite lab, and is next door to a retail pharmacy.

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. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 07/24/2019-6AM)