Michael A. Antiporda

Michael A. Antiporda, MD Dr. Michael Antiporda is a general surgeon with Premier Surgical at Fort Sanders Regional in Knoxville, TN. He is Fellowship-trained in gastrointestinal and minimally invasive surgery with a focus on foregut, acid reflux relief and hernia surgery.  He joined Premier Surgical in 2020. Education & Certifications BS: Georgetown University, Washington D.C. […]

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Afshin A. Skibba

Afshin Andrew Skibba, MD, FSVS, RPVI Dr. Afshin Skibba is a Fellowship-trained vascular surgeon with Premier Surgical in Knoxville, TN. He specializes in minimally invasive treatment for vascular conditions including peripheral arterial disease, abdominal aortic aneurysm, carotid artery, varicose veins as well as limb salvage techniques. Dr. Skibba joined Premier Surgical in 2018. Education & […]

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Joseph B. Thurman

Joseph B. Thurman, MD Education & Certifications BS: Oklahoma Christian University, Edmond MD: University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Oklahoma City Residency: Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte Board Certified: General Surgery Professional Organizations: American College of Surgeons, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, Southeastern Surgical Congress Joined Premier Surgical: 2017 Specialty General Surgery Office Location Fort […]

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Deanna L. Nelson

Deanna L. Nelson, MD, RPVI Dr. Deanna Nelson is a vascular surgeon with Premier Surgical in Knoxville, TN. She operates at Fort Sanders Medical Center and the Premier Surgical Vascular Center.  She performs a variety of vascular and endovascular procedures including angioplasty, abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, arterial venous fistula and graft placement and repair, as […]

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Jonathan H. Ray

Jonathan H. Ray, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Jonathan Ray is a board certified general and bariatric surgeon with Foothills Weight Loss Surgeons and Premier Surgical Associates in Knoxville, TN. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopy Surgery. Dr. Ray partners with the […]

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Gregory P. Midis

Gregory P. Midis, MD, FACS Dr. Gregory Midis is a surgical oncologist with Premier Surgical at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center in Knoxville, TN. He specializes in the surgical treatment of colon and rectal, pancreatic cancer, and other cancers. He is a Member of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons and a Fellow […]

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Michael D. Kropilak

Michael D. Kropilak, MD, FACS Education & Certifications BS: St. Vincent College MD: Hahnemann Medical College, Philadelphia, PA Residency: General Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Fellowship: Vascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Board Certified: General Surgery and Vascular Surgery, American Board of Surgery Member: Fellow, American College of Surgeons Positions Held: Chief of Staff Fort Sanders Regional […]

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Mark A. Colquitt

Mark A. Colquitt, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Mark Colquitt is a bariatric surgeon with Foothills Weight Loss Surgeons and Premier Surgical in Knoxville, TN. Dr. Colquitt specializes in surgical weight loss procedures including gastric bypass, gastric sleeve and duodenal switch. He is a board certified general surgeon and a Fellow of the American Society of […]

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