K. Robert Williams Jr.

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 specializes in minimally invasive general surgery procedures surgeries including cholecystectomy, appendectomy and hernia repair as well as weight loss surgery such as gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy and duoedenal switch. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Society for Metabolic and Baritric Surgery. Dr. Williams is associated with the Parkwest Center for Bariatric Surgery. He joined Premier Surgical in 2006.

Education & Certifications
  • 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 VinciĀ® Surgical System
  • Joined Premier Surgical: 2006


Bariatric Surgery, General Surgery

Office Location

New Life Center for Bariatric Surgery
Parkwest Medical Center
The Tower at Parkwest
9430 Park West Boulevard, Suite 310
Knoxville, TN 37923





Considering weight loss surgery?

Learn about your options and whether you’re a candidate in a FREE In-Person Seminar with Dr. Williams OR by viewing his Online seminar.

Online Seminar

Watch the Online Seminar by clicking on the image 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.

In-Person Seminar

Register for a Live, In-Person seminar with Dr. Williams and his team by calling (865) 541-4500 or by computer by clicking the button below.

Register for In-Person Seminar


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Patient Comments
  • “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.”


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Surgery Packages

* Did you know we offer flat-fee pricing for select Gallbladder and Hernia procedures? Visit our Premier Surgery Packages website for more information.