Southeastern Fertility is the oldest and best-established medical practice in East Tennessee dedicated to the treatment of infertility. Our mission is simple: to provide comprehensive care and unwavering compassion to patients struggling with reproductive health issues. In addition to the care of the infertile couple, we also manage patients suffering from endometriosis, pelvic pain, PCOS and other hormonal disorders.
Our co-directors are Dr. John Gordon and Dr. Jeffrey Keenan. Dr. Gordon joined Southeastern Fertility in 2019 after practicing for 20 years outside of Washington D.C. He brings a wealth of experience in treating the infertile couple and those suffering recurrent pregnancy loss. Dr. Gordon has extensive experience in Natural Cycle IVF, which is a simpler and less expensive form of IVF preferred by many couples who are unable or unwilling to pursue traditional IVF.
Dr. Keenan, the founder of Southeastern Fertility, is a Professor at the University of Tennessee Medical Center and brings more than 30 years of experience in minimally invasive surgery, clinical practice and research on reproductive health issues.
Here at Southeastern Fertility, we pursue a multidisciplinary approach to treatment. Everything from lifestyle modifications and nutritional supplements to complex surgery or IVF may be incorporated into your treatment regimen.
We believe in a personalized, patient-centered approach, asking for your input on treatment based upon your personal physical, emotional, spiritual, and certainly financial needs. So let’s talk! We’re a different kind of fertility practice, and that’s why we say, “Hope starts with a conversation.”
At Generations Ob/Gyn, you can entrust us with your most precious possessions – your health and your family.
At Generations we are dedicated to exceptional, personalized healthcare for women throughout all stages of life.
How we achieve this mission:
- Small practice environment where each physician routinely sees his/her own patient’s for their office visit, creating a personal relationship and individualized care.
- Board certified physicians with over 100 years of combined experience uniquely positioned to provide the highest quality of care.
- Incorporation of modern technology and state of the art medicine.
- Experienced staff working together to create a welcoming and trusted environment from start to finish.
Seeing an obstetrician during pregnancy is very important for the health and wellness of both the baby and the mother. As one of the top ranked OB practices the Knoxville area, Generations ObGyn, PC provides the care and treatment women need to stay as healthy as possible from conception through delivery. At Generations, we adhere to the standard of care as set forth by the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG).
On your first OB visit, as well as seeing your physician, you will be meeting with one of our most experienced OB clinicians. You will be given a packet of information which includes a book entitled, “Your Pregnancy and Childbirth”. The advice it contains is valuable; it is filled with OB educational information and guidelines for a healthy mom and healthy baby.
Optimally, the initial visit should be 8-10 weeks from the first date of the last menstrual cycle. This will allow for discussion about and informed decision making regarding any elective genetic screening tests that may be desired.
During initial OB visits, we complete necessary lab work, provide OB education, and perform a physical examination. After this first visit, we maintain an OB visit schedule based on ACOG guidelines:
- Initial visit to 28 weeks into pregnancy — visit every 4 weeks
- 28 weeks to 36 weeks into pregnancy — visit every 2 weeks
- 36 weeks until delivery — visit every week
OB appointment visits are normally scheduled with the patient’s primary physician barring any unforeseen circumstances, such as an unexpected delivery, on-call emergency, etc.
Fort Sanders Perinatal Center
Fort Sanders Perinatal Center
Pregnancy comes with enough questions. If your pregnancy requires extra care, Fort Sanders Perinatal Center has the answers. For the last 20 years, we’ve delivered over 20,000 high-risk babies at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center.
Our Center for High Risk Pregnancies is led by Maternal-Fetal Medicine specialists, Perry Roussis, MD, FACOG; Gary Stephens, DO, FACOOG; and Steven Andrade, MD, FACOG; along with their team of specialty specific nurse practitioners, midwives, phone nurses, genetic counselors, diabetes counselors, care coordinators, and sonographers.
We provide complete pregnancy care for all women, but especially for those with multiples, history of pregnancy complications, a history of birth defects, or preexisting medical problems such as diabetes or hypertension, or who are 35 years and older. Our team is here to help you make the best possible healthcare decisions unique to your situation, from conception all the way through delivery.
There’s no safer place for your baby’s beginning than at Fort Sanders Perinatal Center with complete high-risk prenatal care in one practice and expert emergent care just steps away for our smallest patients.
Guide to Pregnancy & Postpartum Resources in Knoxville
Fertility & Hospital Care // Pregnancy & Postpartum Healthcare // Preparing for New Baby (birth preparation, registries, etc.) // Pregnancy Resources (prenatal imaging, chiropractors, massage therapy, etc.) // Birth & Newborn Photography // Pediatric Healthcare // Postpartum Resources (physical therapy, yoga, moms groups, etc.) // Breastfeeding Support & Supplies //
Fertility & Hospital Care
At Southeastern Fertility, you’ll experience a personalized, patient-centered approach to overcoming infertility. From the moment you walk in the doors, you can expect comprehensive care and unwavering compassion. If the trial of infertility has left you deeply discouraged, Hope starts with a conversation. Hope that your fears and concerns will be addressed by a skilled and caring medical team. Hope that your faith and values will be respected. Hope that your journey through infertility will be successful. Reach out today, and let’s work together to make your dreams come true.
Fort Sanders Perinatal Center, located as Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center, provides complete high-risk pregnancy care in one practice for all women but especially those with multiples, a history of pregnancy complications, birth defects, or preexisting medical problems. There’s not safer place for your baby’s beginning than at Fort Sanders Perinatal Center with emergent care just steps away for our smallest patients.
At Generations, our philosophy is that prenatal care is best when provided mainly by the primary doctor for each patient; so, through the course of the pregnancy we each see our own patients for most if not all of their prenatal visits. Our physicians have extensive experience in routine and high-risk pregnancy and delivery. We work closely with the Labor and Delivery nurses and staff to ensure a meaningful and memorable experience for patients and their families. If necessary, we also consult with perinatal specialists at either Fort Sanders Regional or the University of Tennessee medical centers. Our main objective is a healthy mother and a healthy baby. We have a full range of obstetrical services to offer.
Check out our Guide to OB/GYNs!
Pregnancy & Postpartum Healthcare
Fort Sanders Perinatal Center provides complete high-risk pregnancy care in one practice for all women, but especially for those with multiples, a history of pregnancy complications, birth defects, or preexisting medical problems. There’s no safer place for your baby’s beginning than at Fort Sanders Perinatal Center with emergent care just steps away for our smallest patients.
Preparing for New Baby (birth preparation, registries, etc.)
Fort Sanders Perinatal Center provides complete pregnancy care in one practice for all women, but especially for those considered high risk. Our team is here to help you make the best possible healthcare decisions unique to your situation, from conception all the way through delivery, and our birthing plan includes access to specialized care from a neonatologist and a neonatal intensive care unit. Expert emergent care is just steps away for our smallest patients.
Pregnancy Resources (prenatal imaging, chiropractors, massage therapy, etc.)
Fort Sanders Perinatal Center offers high resolution ultrasound by a team of sonographers who have experience ranging from 5 to 30 years in obstetric imaging and are certified by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers. They couple their expertise with our entire high-risk pregnancy team to provide excellent care and accuracy in diagnosing fetal abnormalities. We also now offer digital ultrasound images sent securely to your phone or email for easy saving and sharing!
Birth & Newborn Photography
Check out our Guide to Photographers!
Check out our Guide to Pediatricians and be sure to sign your child up for books from the Imagination Library!
Postpartum Resources (physical therapy, yoga, moms groups, etc.)
Fort Sanders Perinatal Center offers postpartum care by a licensed clinical social worker who provides personalized assistance for women with a variety of needs before, during, and after pregnancy.