Dr. Arvo Kanna joins Newport Tennova's medical staff

Dr. Arvo Kanna joins Newport Tennova’s medical staff

Dr. Arvo Kanna

NEWPORT—Tennova Healthcare recently welcomed Arvo Kanna, M.D., neurologist, to his new medical practice at Tennova Neurology – Newport.

He is accepting new patients at his office at 434 Fourth Street, Suite 201, Newport. Same-week appointments are available. To schedule an appointment, call 423-613-6379.

Dr. Kanna is dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of a broad range of neurological conditions, including stroke, epilepsy, diabetic neuropathy, tremors, migraines, multiple sclerosis, dementia and Parkinson’s disease.

He has a special interest in therapies for Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Kanna is uniquely qualified in neuroimaging techniques, and performs neurophysiology studies including nerve conduction studies and electroencephalography (EEG).

He earned his medical degree from Loma Linda University School of Medicine in Loma Linda, CA. Dr. Kanna completed an internship and residency at Michigan State University – Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies in Kalamazoo, MI: and an internship at the State University of New York at Buffalo – Graduate Medical-Dental Education Consortium, Children’s Hospital of Buffalo, NY.

He received fellowship training in neuroimaging at Dent Neurological Institute, Millard Fillmore Hospitals, also in Buffalo, NY. Dr. Kanna is triple board certified in internal medicine, neurology and neuroimaging.

“I am dedicated to caring for patients with nervous system disorders, including diseases of the brain, spinal cord, nerves and muscles,” Dr. Kanna said.

“I am especially passionate about helping people with disorders that can be prevented or improved with lifestyle modifications, such as stroke, headaches and Alzheimer’s disease.”

Tennova Healthcare offers the latest techniques for the diagnosis and treatment of nervous system disorders at North Knoxville Medical Center, Turkey Creek Medical Center and Newport Medical Center.

With 10 neurologists and neurosurgeons at multiple locations across the region, the health system is dedicated to offering patients comprehensive care for a full range of neurological conditions—close to home.

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