Dr. Brooke Uptagrafft

July 21, 2017
Innova Primary Care

“It’s why you do it”

It’s not what you do, it’s why you do it. In the past few months we’ve successfully renamed and relocated my practice, Innova Primary Care.  We […]
November 19, 2016
Innova Primary Care

Just Another Day Practicing Medicine in Alabama

A few Friday’s ago was an average day in my office.  We had 60 guests come through our door for medical services. 60 guests whose ages […]
September 8, 2016


“…the reason to move on really comes down to one word, courage. The courage to move on, do something new that betters all of us, and […]
August 20, 2016

What I learned from chocolate milk

As a third year medical student beginning my surgery rotation, I remember sitting in the conference room with the rest of my peers receiving our lists […]
June 27, 2016

Preventive Care ≠ eye exams for the blind   (Part 2 of How our healthcare system is making doctors even more paternalistic)

 Following last week’s post, here’s the story of Shannon*…a patient who has suffered one of the horrible manifestations of diabetes, blindness. She uses the assistance of […]
June 23, 2016

How our healthcare system is making doctors even more paternalistic, part 1

Non-compliant…sounds like something you don’t want your insurance company labeling you as, right? I find this term so interesting because today’s consumers of healthcare no longer […]