Stephen A. Tonks

Stephen A. Tonks, MD, RPVI

Dr. Stephen Tonks is a Fellowship-trained, Board-Certified Vascular Surgeon with Premier Surgical in Knoxville, TN. He operates at Fort Sanders Medical Center, Parkwest Medical Center and the Premier Surgical Vascular Center.  He performs a variety of vascular and endovascular procedures including angioplasty, abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, arterial venous fistula and graft placement and repair, as well as varicose vein treatment.

Education & Certifications
  • BS: Auburn University, summa cum laude
  • MD: University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham
  • Residency: General Surgery, University of Tennessee Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Vascular Surgery, University of Tennessee Medical Center
  • Board Certified: General Surgery and Vascular Surgery, American Board of Surgery
  • Joined Premier Surgical: 2020


Endovascular Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Vascular Access, Varicose Veins

Office Locations

Premier Surgical Papermill Drive
6408 Papermill Drive, Suite 200
Knoxville, TN 37919

Oak Ridge
170 West TN Avenue, Suite 1
Oak Ridge, TN 37830

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Meet Dr. Tonks!

Vascular Surgeon Dr. Stephen Tonks explains the differences between Vascular Disease and Varicose Veins during this interview on WATE’s Living East TN program.