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Welcome to Fort Loudoun Gastroenterology! 

Located in Lenoir City, Tennessee, our gastroenterology team brings comprehensive medical care to our community so that you can get excellent care when and where you need it – close to home. 

Happy patient after receiving treatment for her digestive condition.Medical Conditions We Treat

We specialize in caring for your digestive system. Our team is trained to diagnose and treat a wide range of issues affecting your gastrointestinal organs, which include your:

  • Esophagus
  • Stomach
  • Small intestine
  • Colon and rectum
  • Pancreas
  • Gallbladder
  • Bile ducts
  • Liver

Common digestive system issues that we treat include:

Biliary, Gallbladder, and Pancreas

  • Gallstones
  • Pancreatitis

Colon and Rectum

  • Crohn’s disease
  • Constipation
  • Colorectal polyps
  • Diarrhea
  • Functional bowel disorders
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Ulcerative colitis


  • Esophagitis
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Hiatal hernias
  • Swallowing difficulties


  • Alcoholic liver disease
  • Cirrhosis
  • Fatty liver disease
  • Toxic hepatitis
  • Viral hepatitis

Stomach and Intestines

  • Abdominal pain
  • Celiac disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Food allergies and intolerances
  • Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO)
  • Stomach ulcers


Gastroenterology Services

  • Argon plasma coagulation
  • Colon cancer screening
  • Colonoscopy with biopsy and polypectomy
  • Esophageal dilation
  • Esophagogastoduodenoscopy (EGD) with biopsy to examine your upper GI tract
  • Luminal stenting
  • Nutritional management
  • Palliative stenting
  • Pillcam (capsule endoscopy camera)
  • Polypectomy

Meet Our Doctor

Chris Kulisek, MD of Fort Loudoun Gastroenterology

Our team at Fort Loudoun Gastroenterology is led by our board-certified gastroenterologist, Chris Kulisek, MD. Dr. Kulisek has more than 15 years of medical experience and has cared for families in East Tennessee for the past 9 years. 

Chris Kulisek, MD

Board Certified in Gastroenterology

Education and Training


Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition,
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY


Internal Medicine,
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY

Medical School:

James H. Quillen College of Medicine
Johnson City, TN

Fort Loudoun Gastroenterology 

576 Fort Loudoun Medical Center Drive, Suite 200
Lenoir City, TN 37772
Phone: (865) 271-6180
Fax: (865) 374-2204

Monday – Friday
7:30 AM – 4:30 PM