Under pressure

Under pressure

You’ve had your blood pressure (BP) checked at your annual checkup. You may even check your BP occasionally using the machine at the drugstore. But do you know what the numbers actually mean? First, let’s define blood pressure. The term refers to how forcefully your...
Physician Profile: Dr. Doty

Physician Profile: Dr. Doty

At Erlanger, we take pride in practicing what we teach. Jesse Doty, M.D., fellowship-trained foot and ankle board-certified orthopaedic surgeon at UT Erlanger Orthopaedics, takes that philosophy to heart. In addition to striving to provide advanced and compassionate...
Getting to know your liver

Getting to know your liver

When your liver is healthy, you probably never think about it. But when it isn’t, you’ll definitely know. Here’s a look at what you should know about this important organ: The liver is the second largest organ in the body, and it’s located on the right side of the...