Cleveland physician offers GLBT-friendly health care

CLEVELAND – Her voice is friendly and calm. Her manner is soothing. She is young and vibrant and eternally observant. Sound like a great catch?

Well, she is – if you are looking for a physician in the Cleveland , Tennessee , community.

Affordable, GLBT-friendly health care is now available in Cleveland . Dr. Austen Elizabeth Freeda’s medical practice now offers primary medical care for GLBT patients and their families. Area medical patients can now have the comfort of knowing that a local lesbian physician is available who will be sensitive to their needs and aware of the health issues concerning GLBT patients and their family members over 16 years of age.

“I hope to give my patients a way to get the health care they need whether or not they are insured,” Dr. Freeda says.

Indeed, her practice is geared toward the increasing number of uninsured clients who need accessible health care.

Growing up in Oak Ridge and graduating from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville , Freeda attended medical school at East Tennessee State University . Following that, she completed her residency in internal medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio . There she met her partner, who now lives with her in Harrison , Tenn.

Dr. Austen’s practice offers profession medical care for health problems associated with the practice of internal medicine. Her specialty lies in dealing with ongoing medical problems such as high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol, thyroid disorders and depression. She is proud to promote wellness and can assist patients with weight loss as well as other areas of health promotion, including care plans that integrate alternative healing methods . She is board certified in internal medicine.

If you have health questions, Dr. Austen offers her patients online consutation via email that is designed to supplement traditional in-office appointments. Confidentiality and accuracy are guaranteed.

Dr. Freeda’s office is located in Cleveland at 2350 N. Ocoee Street . Contact her by phone at (423) 313-2674 or find her online at

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