"We will be in MOVED into our NEW office starting September 26, 2022, Our new address is 6043 Shallowford Rd Suite 101, Chattanooga TN 37421. We are moving across the street from our current office. Thank You Dr. Avitabile and staff. 
Alyson Marter will be going full time starting September 26, 2022 and she will be available for appointments M-F"

Blog Archive

When Do Anxiety and Depression Require Professional Help? Jan 17th, 2021

Occasional anxiety and depression are normal. You may feel worried about an upcoming work deadline or a meeting with family you haven’t seen in a while. Sadness can sweep up when you’ve lost a loved one or experienced a big life change, like a major move. But, if anxious feelings...

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine Dec 22nd, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to this highly contagious coronavirus. But...

10 Tips to Prevent Packing on the Holiday Pounds Nov 10th, 2020

With all the parties, festivities, and family gatherings that happen in the weeks between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, it can be difficult not to indulge in all the rich foods and treats. According to one study, research participants weighed more in the 10 days after the holiday season than...

Could You Be Among the Millions of Americans Who Have Hypertension and Don't Know It? Sep 15th, 2020

About half of all adults in the United States — 108 million people — have hypertension and fewer than 25% of those with the chronic disease have it under control, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  Unlike other chronic health conditions, hypertension develops without causing symptoms. You...

The Importance of Having an Annual Physical – Even if You Feel Fine Aug 13th, 2020

Have you avoided going to the doctor for a checkup for a few years? Whether you're avoiding going because you don’t want to get a prick for a blood test, or think you don’t have time, or for another reason, you still need to get an annual physical. In this...

The Dangers of High Cholesterol Jul 10th, 2020

Cholesterol gets a bad rap because it can do some significant damage. But in moderation, it’s a good thing. In fact, you need a certain amount of cholesterol to make vitamin D, produce hormones, help you digest food, and build healthy new cells throughout your body. But too much cholesterol...

Why You Need a Doctor on Your Diabetes Care Team Jun 9th, 2020

Ultimately, the day-to-day management of your diabetes is up to you. But it’s a big responsibility, so having a trusted medical provider on your care team is essential to your long-term health. Anthony G. Avitabile Jr., DO, understands diabetes and is here to give you the support you need. He...