K. Robert Williams Jr, MD, FACS, FASMBS

Dr. K. Robert Williams, Jr. is a general and bariatric surgeon with Premier Surgical Associates and New Life Center for Bariatric Surgery in Knoxville, TN. Dr. Williams is the Medical Director of the Parkwest Center for Bariatric Surgery, performing weight loss surgery procedures such as gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy and duoedenal switch. He also specializes in minimally invasive general surgery procedures surgeries including cholecystectomy, appendectomy and hernia repair. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Society for Metabolic and Baritric Surgery. Dr. Williams joined Premier Surgical in 2006.

  • BS: University of Virginia, Charlottesville
  • MD: University of Virginia, Charlottesville
  • Residency: General Surgery, Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore
  • Fellowship: Bariatric Surgery, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Board Certified: General Surgery, American Board of Surgery
  • Member: Fellow, American College of Surgeons; Fellow, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
  • Recognition: Robotic Surgery, Credentialed using the da Vinci® Surgical System
  • Joined Premier Surgical: 2006

New Life Center for Bariatric Surgery
Parkwest Medical Center
Physicians Plaza
9330 Park West Boulevard, Suite 508
Knoxville, TN 37923


Learn about your options and whether you’re a candidate by viewing Dr. Williams’ FREE online bariatric seminar.


Watch the Seminar by clicking the button below and completing the registration form. Log in using a Chrome, FireFox or Safari browser. The video is 35 minutes long and includes a quiz. After completing the seminar, please contact the New Life office at (865) 694-9676 to confirm that we have received your registration information.

  • “Dr. Williams and his staff are simply amazing!”
  • “It was the easiest and most comfortable surgical experience I’ve ever had. Thank you!”
  • “This is a wonderful office. Everyone goes above and beyond to make sure you understand everything. I’m very pleased with my care.”
  • “Dr. Williams was very helpful. He made me feel like he was glad to explain in detail the surgery plan to get rid of my diabetes.”

Meet Dr. Williams!

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