212017Nov
Healthy Living: Knee Replacements Lasting Twice As Long at IRMC Physician Group Orthopedics

Healthy Living: Knee Replacements Lasting Twice As Long at IRMC Physician Group Orthopedics

IRMC Physician Group Orthopedics now performing innovative, custom total knee replacements. The new custom total knee replacements are unique to each individual patient and last twice as long as any other knee replacement option. We are using products from Smith & Nephew Orthopedics, such as the Visionaire custom cutting blocks and the Oxinium technology. The…

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172017Nov
Avoid Wrinkles in Your Date Night Plans with Dermatologist Yousuf Qureshi, M.D.

Avoid Wrinkles in Your Date Night Plans with Dermatologist Yousuf Qureshi, M.D.

Have you heard the news? Botox is not just for women anymore. The wives of Brett Braun (Kate) and Nathan Kovalchick (Karen) watch as their husbands have their first “Brotox” procedure done by Harvard Medical School trained Dermatologist, Yousuf Qureshi, M.D. It took the wives some time to convince their husbands “this stuff really works!” You may…

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162017Nov
Medical: Meet Our Cardiology Team

Medical: Meet Our Cardiology Team

IRMC Physician Group (IPG) Cardiology specializes in the diagnosis, management, and prevention of diseases related to the heart. IPG offers consultations with our providers and cardiac nurses focusing on medication and lifestyle issues. We use a multidisciplinary approach to provide high quality care to you and your family. At IPG, we focus on compassionate care…

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92017Nov
News: Welcome David Benhayon, M.D., Ph.D.

News: Welcome David Benhayon, M.D., Ph.D.

Please welcome IRMC Physician Group Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, David Benhayon, MD, Ph.D. Dr. Benhayon is a board-certified child and adolescent psychiatrist from Knoxville, TN. He received his medical degree and doctorate from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, and he did his graduate school work in developmental neurobiology at St. Jude Children’s…

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72017Nov
News: IPG Dermatologist, Yousuf Qureshi, M.D. Now Offering Extended Hours and Cosmetic Dermatology

News: IPG Dermatologist, Yousuf Qureshi, M.D. Now Offering Extended Hours and Cosmetic Dermatology

IRMC Physician Group is excited to announce that Dr. Yousuf Qureshi, IPG Dermatologist, will be extending office hours for your convenience. New office hours will be: 8 AM – 6 PM (office will close at 5 PM bi-weekly). Dr. Qureshi’s office is conveniently located at IRMC at Chestnut Ridge in Blairsville. He is currently taking…

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232017Oct
Skeletons in Your Closet

Skeletons in Your Closet

Ever heard the expression, “skeletons in the closet?” Usually this denotes some deep, dark secret, but we are here to tell you that we all have skeletons in the closet when our family histories are concerned. It is important to realize that your family history can directly effect your health. Whether it be a history…

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192017Oct
Don’t Get Fever Phobia!

Don’t Get Fever Phobia!

Don’t get fever phobia!  It’s hard to see your child suffer through a fever (also known as high temperature), and it can be difficult to determine whether your child requires a doctor’s visit or even a trip to the emergency room. Fevers themselves are generally not dangerous or harmful, but what causes high temperatures in…

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262017Sep
Concussions: What’s the Impact?

Concussions: What’s the Impact?

When your child participates in sports activities, bumps and bruises are inevitable, but when those blows effect a child’s head it is important to pay attention for a possible concussion. Traumatic brain injuries (TBI), such as concussions, are any blow to the head which disrupts normal brain function. When allowed to heal properly, concussions are…

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