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Patient Resources

With literally millions of medical resources available on the web, University Surgical Associates (USA) understands the complexities of locating accurate and trustworthy information when it comes to your healthcare questions.

Listed below are several web sites that can offer information beyond what we've provided here. However, please be aware that medicine in general and surgical procedures in particular are quite complex and are disseminated in a varying array of presentations, treatment options, opinions and prognoses. Speaking with your USA surgeon will help clarify most issues or concerns. 

Surgical Boards / Associations   

Surgical Specialty Associations   

General Medical Resources  

Surgical Specialty Resources

Breast Services
American Cancer Society
National Breast Cancer Foundation 
National Cancer Institute

Colorectal Surgery
American Society of Colon/Rectal Surgeons
Endocrine Surgery 
Endocrine Web

Laparoscopic Surgery 

Kidney Transplant Surgery
     Erlanger Kidney Center

Pediatric Surgery
     T.C. Thompson Children's Hospital
     Kids Health 
     Healthy Children
     American Academy of Pediatrics
     American Pediatric Surgical Association
     National Safety Council
     Bicycle Safety
Vascular Surgery
     Vascular Web
     Vascular Foundation

Project Access

Project Access makes health care more available to low-income, uninsured residents of Hamilton County Tennessee. Project Access is coordinated by the Medical Society of Chattanooga & Hamilton County and the Medical Foundation. It brings together doctors, hospitals, medical schools, community clinics, the Hamilton County health department and many other partners all for a common goal. 

Our goal is to improve the health and well- being of the people of Chattanooga and Hamilton County.

Please click here for the story of Project Access in Chattanooga.

If you would like more information, or would like to help Project Access, please call us at (423) 826-0269.