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Quillen College of Medicine

Mark Dalle-Ave, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine - Rogersville, TN

Dr Dalle-ave

Dr. Dalle-Ave grew up in Vincennes, Indiana, a small town located about one hour from the Kentucky border. He did his undergraduate training at Indiana University. After graduating from medical school, Dr. Dalle-Ave completed his family practice residency at Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies, Michigan State University. He was the Chief Resident in 1993-1994. He became acquainted with Rogersville when he accepted a Family Medicine Rural Fellowship in 1994 at James H. Quillen College of Medicine at ETSU. This presented him the opportunity to work with high school athletic teams in sports medicine.He accepted an assistant Professor position with ETSU College of Medicine in August, 1995. He joined Dr. Jose Velasco at the ETSU Health Center, a Kellogg Community Partnership initiative between Hawkins County and East Tennessee State University's Division of Health Sciences. Its purpose was to provide clinical and community-based education experiences for nursing, medical and public and allied health students and quality health care to the community. He accepts patient calls at home and when necessary he makes home visits. He also sees those confined to the Nursing Home. He continued his association with Cherokee High School. Dr. Dalle-Ave serves as team physician for Cherokee High School athletics.

His other interests and affiliations include: Chip Hale Board, American Academy of Family Physicians, Hawkins County Board of Health, Tennessee Academy of Family Medicine, and American College of Sports Medicine. He was recently named The Best of the Best Family Doctor by the residents of Hawkins County.

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