About the Southeastern Center for Fertility and Reproductive Surgery
The Southeastern Center for Fertility and Reproductive Surgery is the oldest and most well-established center in East Tennessee for the treatment of infertility, pelvic pain, endometriosis, minimally invasive surgery, PCOS and other hormonal disorders. Dr. Keenan, the center's director, is a Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville, and brings more than 20 years experience in patient care and research to the management of these conditions.
The center has a multidisciplinary approach to treatment. Everything from lifestyle modifications and nutritional supplements to complex surgery or In Vitro Fertilization may be incorporated into a patient's treatment regimen. We work closely with a team of ancillary health professionals including counselors, physical therapists, dieticians, and others.
More and more, we see fewer options being provided to patients. These options are often limited to In Vitro Fertilization for infertility and hysterectomy for pelvic pain or other anatomic problems. While both of these may be the best alternatives for many patients, for many others they are not. We believe in a personalized, patient centered approach, asking for your input on treatment based upon your personal physical, emotional, spiritual, and certainly financial status.
Our staff is constantly challenged to provide compassionate and sensitive care, realizing that women have many different needs and abilities in complying with their treatment plans. We ask you to write out your concerns at each visit, and will provide a written summary of instructions for you when you leave if appropriate. Please see "meet our staff" for further information.
While we are a tertiary referral center for the region's general gynecologists, we do not require a referral to make an appointment. We do ask that you bring as much of your medical record to your initial visit as possible, though. We look forward to serving you and helping you to achieve your goals!