Michael E. Kelly

Michael E. Kelly, MD, FACS

Dr. Michael Kelly is a general surgeon with Premier Surgical at Parkwest Medical Medical Center in Knoxville, TN. He specializes in the surgical treatment of acid reflux, thyroid disease, pancreatic and colorectal disease, gallbladder removal and hernia repair and other conditions. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Kelly joined Premier Surgical in 2004.

Education & Certifications
  • BS: University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • MD: University of Tennessee, Memphis
  • Residency: General Surgery, University of Tennessee, Memphis
  • Fellowship: Minimally Invasive Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ
  • Board Certified: General Surgery, American Board of Surgery
  • Member: Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Recognition: Cityview Magazine “Top Docs” 2020, 2016, 2015, 2012
  • Joined Premier Surgical: 2004


General Surgery, Acid Reflux Surgery, Thyroid Surgery, Pancreatic Surgery

Office Location

Parkwest Medical Center
The Tower at Parkwest
9430 Park West Boulevard, Suite 310
Knoxville, TN 37923


Patient Comments
  • “Excellent physician.”
  • “Very satisfied beyond words. As a former RN, I know excellent care, which I received by staff, doctors, and hospital staff from admission to discharge.”
  • “I was very pleased with Dr. Kelly and would recommend him to all.”
  • “I was really nervous about the procedure. Dr. Kelly ws phenomenal and his nurse was always so helpful and kind. They made the whole experience so comforting and I appreciate them so much!”


Meet Dr. Kelly!


Laparoscopic Surgery

Surgery Packages

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