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Fort Sanders Regional

1819 Clinch Avenue, Suite 200
Knoxville, TN 37916

Fort Sanders Surgeons

Joel F. “Trey” Bradley, III, MD

Paul S. Dudrick, MD, FACS

Troy F. Kimsey, MD, FACS

Michael D. Kropilak, MD, FACS

Gregory P. Midis, MD, FACS

Joseph B. Thurman, MD

North Knoxville & Physicians Regional

7557A Dannaher Drive, Suite 110
Powell, TN 37849

North Knox & Physicians Regional Surgeons

Brian H. Garber, MD, FACS

David J. Harrell, MD, FACS

Jose Luis Mejia, MD, FACS

Jessica L. Vinsant, MD, FACS

Roland B. Weast, MD, FACS


9430 Park West Boulevard,
Suite 310
Knoxville, TN 37923

Parkwest Surgeons

Lytle Brown IV, MD, FACS

Willard B. Campbell, MD, FACS

William C. Gibson, MD, FACS

Norma M. Edwards, MD, FACS

Michael E. Kelly, MD, FACS

Christopher W. Pollock, MD, FACS

Kristopher B. Williams, MD

K. Robert Williams, Jr., MD, FACS, FASMBS

Turkey Creek Medical Center

10810 Parkside Drive, Physicians Plaza 1, Suite 305
Knoxville, TN 37934

K. Robert Williams, Jr., MD, FACS, FASMBS

General Surgery

Our surgeons are certified by the American Board of Surgery and have specialized knowledge and skills relating to the diagnosis, pre-operative, operative and post-operative management of surgical problems in the following areas:

  • Alimentary tract: esophagus, stomach, small bowel, large bowel
  • Abdomen and its contents: diaphragm, biliary tract, liver, pancreas, spleen
  • Breast, skin and soft tissue: benign and malignant disease
  • Head and neck: including trauma, vascular, congenital, and cancerous disorders
  • Vascular system: arteries and veins, excluding the vessels in the brain, heart and lungs
  • Endocrine: thyroid and parathyroid glands, the pancreas and adrenal glands
  • Surgical Oncology: including coordinated management of the cancer patient
  • Comprehensive management of trauma in all phases of care for the injured patient
  • Complete care of critically ill patients with underlying surgical conditions

Our surgeons also have knowledge of pediatrics, plastic, general thoracic, and transplant surgery, as well as various endoscopic techniques (viewing or performing operations through tubes with lighted ends).

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Laparoscopic Surgery

Surgical Specialties

Our surgeons have specialized skills and knowledge in diverse areas. We are equipped to provide patients with the best options for comprehensive, state-of-the-art care.