David G. Schutter

David G. Schutter, MD

Dr. David Schutter is a board-certified general surgeon with the Premier Surgical office in North Knoxville He has specialized training and expertise in treating Foregut conditions, Colon, biliary, adrenal, spleen, gastric, rectal, hernia, and other General Surgical conditions via robotic and laparoscopic technologies.

Dr. Schutter graduated from the University of Nebraska with a B.S. in Psychology and Biochemistry and then the University of Kansas School of Medicine for medical school. He completed his residency in general surgery at Western Michigan University Homer Stryker MD School of Medicine. He then went on to complete a Minimally Invasive Surgery fellowship specializing in advanced GI surgery including robotic and laparoscopic foregut, colon, adrenal, gastric, kidney, biliary, complex abdominal wall reconstruction, and general surgery in Tacoma, Washington. Dr. Schutter joined Premier Surgical Associates in 2020.

Education & Certifications
  • BS: University of Nebraska
  • MD: University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City
  • Residency: General Surgery, Western Michigan University Homer Stryker MD School of Medicine, Kalamazoo
  • Fellowship: Minimally Invasive Laparoscopic Surgery, Tacoma, Washington
  • Board Certified: General Surgery
  • Joined Premier Surgical: 2020


General Surgery, Gerd, Acid Reflux, Gall Bladder Removal, Hernia Repair, Complex Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery

Office Location

Tennova North Knoxville Medical Center
7714 Conner Road, Suite 103
Powell, TN 37849