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Surgery Faculty

Leadership

dart

Benjamin W. Dart, MD, FACS
Professor, Associate Program Director, Surgery Residency
Medical Director, Skills and Simulation Lab
Medical School: Louisiana State University
Specialty: General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care


burns

R. Philip Burns, MD, FACS
Professor and Chair Department of Surgery
Medical School: University of Tennessee
Specialty: General Surgery and Breast Disease


giles

W. Heath Giles, MD, FACS
Associate Professor and Program Director,
Surgery Residency, Program Director,
Transition To Practice Fellowship 
Medical School: University of Tennessee
Specialty: General Surgery and Endocrinology Surgery


moore

Richard A. Moore, MD, PhD, FACS
Professor and Associate Program Director,
Surgery Residency
Medical School: Temple University School of Medicine (PA)
Specialty: Colon and Rectal Surgery


maxwell

Robert A. Maxwell, MD, FACS
Professor and Program Director,
Surgical Critical Care Fellowship 
Medical School: Medical College of Virginia
Specialty: General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care


joels

Charles S. Joels, MD, FACS
Assistant Professor and Program Director,
Vascular Surgery Fellowship
Medical School: University of Kentucky
Specialty: Vascular Surgery


stanley
Daniel Stanley, MD, FACS
Professor and Program Director, Colon and Rectal Surgery Fellowship,
Clerkship Director, General Surgery Residency
Medical School: Indiana University Hospital
Specialty: General Surgery and Colon and Rectal Surgery

 

Faculty

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Coleman L. Arnold, MD, FACS 
Assistant Professor
Medical School: University of Tennessee
Specialty: General Surgery

Michael Barfield
Michael Barfield, MD, FSVS
Assistant Professor
Medical School: Duke University School of Medicine
Specialty: Vascular Surgery

Donald Barker
Donald E. Barker, MD, FACS
Professor, Interim Chief Medical Officer
Medical School: University of Tennessee
Specialty: General Surgery and Trauma

Chris Bell
Chris Bell, MD, FACS
Assistant Professor
Medical School: University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center
Specialty: Trauma Surgery and Acute Care Surgery

Ehsan Benrashid
Ehsan Benrashid, MD, RPVI
Assistant Professor
Medical School: University of Virginia School of Medicine
Specialty: Vascular Surgery

Dave Bhattacharya
Dave Bhattacharya, MD  
Assistant Professor
Medical School: University of Tennessee
Specialty: Pediatric Surgery

Michael G. Carr
Michael G. Carr, MD, FACS, FAAP
Director of Clinical Simulation Education  
Medical School: University of Louisville
Specialty: Pediatric Surgery

Todd Cockerham
Todd Cockerham, MD, FACS
Assistant Professor
Medical School: University of Arkansas
Specialty: General Surgery

Jeremy G. Fisher
Jeremy G. Fisher, MD
Assistant Professor
Medical School: Emory School of Medicine
Specialty: Pediatric Surgery

Michael S. Greer
Michael S. Greer, MD, FACS
Associate Professor
Medical School: University of Tennessee
Specialty: Vascular Surgery

Stephen H. Greer
Stephen H. Greer, MD
Assistant Professor
Medical School: University of Tennessee Health Science Center 
Specialty: General Surgery

John Huggins
John Huggins, MD, FACS
Assistant Professor 
Medical School: University of Alabama
Specialty: General Surgery

Darren Hunt
Darren Hunt, MD, FACS
Assistant Professor
Medical School: Mercer School of Medicine
Specialty: Trauma Surgery and Critical Care Surgery

Glendon A. Hyde
Glendon A. Hyde, MD, FACS
Assistant Professor
Medical School: University of Tennessee
Specialty: Colon and Rectal Surgery

Robert Jean
Robert Jean, MD, FACS
Assistant Professor
Medical School: University of South Alabama
Specialty: General Surgery

Neelima Katragunta
Neelima Katragunta, MD, FACS
Associate Professor
Medical School: Missouri State University
Specialty: Vascular Surgery

Benjamin Kellogg
Benjamin Kellogg, MD, FACS
Assistant Professor
Medical School: University of Tennessee
Specialty: General Surgery

Alan J. Koffron
Alan J. Koffron, MD
Professor of Surgery
Medical School: University of Iowa
Specialty: Transplant

Julie A. Koffron
Julie A. Koffron, MD, FACS
Assistant Professor
Medical School: University of Michigan
Specialty: HPB (Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery)

Curt S. Koontz
Curt S. Koontz, MD, FACS
Associate Professor
Medical School: Wake Forrest University
Specialty: Pediatric Surgery

Shauna Lorenzo-Rivero
Shauna Lorenzo-Rivero, MD, FACS
Associate Professor
Medical School: Washington University
Specialty: Colon and Rectal Surgery 

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William Lyman, MD, FACS
Assistant Professor
Medical School: University of Tennessee Health Science Center 
Specialty: Colon and Rectal Surgery

Vicente Mejia
Vicente Mejia, MD, FACS
Associate Professor
Medical School: Universidad de Caldus (Colombia)
Specialty: General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care

Craig Murray
Craig Murray, MD
Assistant Professor
Medical School: University of Oklahoma
Specialty: Breast Surgery

Eric C. Nelson
Eric C. Nelson, MD, FACS
Assistant Professor
Medical School: Loma Linda University
Specialty: Colon and Rectal Surgery

S. Michael Roe
S. Michael Roe, MD, FACS
Associate Professor
Medical School: Bowman Gray School of Medicine
Specialty: General Surgery 

Lisa A. Smith
Lisa A. Smith, MD, FACS
Assistant Professor
Medical School: Hahnemann University
Specialty: Pediatric Surgery

Philip W. Smith
Philip W. Smith, MD, FACS
Associate Professor
Medical School: East Tennessee State University
Specialty: Surgical Critical Care and General Surgery

Beth Snell
Beth Snell, MD, FACS
Assistant Professor
Medical School: University of Louisville
Specialty: Breast Surgery

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Kyle Staton, MD
Assistant Professor
Medical School: ECU Brody School of Medicine
Specialty: Vascular Surgery

Craig Swafford
Craig Swafford, MD
Assistant Professor
Medical School: University of Tennessee
Specialty: General Surgery

Richard Tanner
Richard Tanner, MD
Assistant Professor
Medical School: University of Alabama
Specialty: General Surgery

Alvaro A. Valle
Alvaro A. Valle, MD, FACS
Assistant Professor
Medical School: Universidad Nacional Nicaragua
Specialty: Surgical Oncology and General Surgery

 

Affiliated Faculty

Nicholas Ballay, MD
Clinical Instructor
Medical School: Louisiana State Univeristy
Specialty: General Surgery
 
Charles Brice, MD
Clinical Instructor
Medical School: University of Tennessee
Specialty: General Surgery
 
J.Thomas S. Layman, MD
Assistant Professor
Medical School: University of Tennessee
Specialty: General Surgery
 
Michael P. Sumida, MD
Assistant Professor
Medical School: University of Kentucky
Specialty: General Surgery
Sep 16, 2022