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Welcome to East Tennessee Cardiovascular Surgery Group

Please Note: Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center is currently undergoing construction. For parking information, click here.


At East Tennessee Cardiovascular Surgery Group, we strive to achieve the highest level of service in the fields of cardiac, pulmonary and esophageal surgery. Located in Knoxville, TN, we welcome patients throughout the Southeast looking for the best in patient care and satisfaction.

Quality Service

Our team of expert physicians, physician assistants and nurses is fully committed to providing you with quality care of the highest level. Exceeding expectations in all aspects of your care is our goal. From understanding your unique needs to handling billing inquiries, or promptly returning your phone call – quality service at East Tennessee Cardiovascular Surgery Group is of paramount importance.

This facility complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Click here to learn more.

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Cardiothoracic surgery is the field of medicine involved in the surgical treatment of organs inside the thorax (chest). This may include treatment of conditions in the heart, lungs and esophagus. Learn more about our services below.

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We're proud to welcome board-certified psychiatrist Mujeeb Khan, MD to Peninsula, a division of Parkwest Medical Center! Learn more about Dr. Khan: bit.ly/303CcPt ... See MoreSee Less

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We're proud to welcome family medicine physician Ryan Hagenson, DO to the primary care team at McNeeley Family Physicians in Clinton! Learn more about Dr. Hagenson: bit.ly/2LXIehk ... See MoreSee Less

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We're excited to announce Scott Warwick has been named Chief Administrative Officer of Thompson Cancer Survival Center!

Over the last 20 years, he has served in a variety of clinical, administrative, and executive roles for local and national cancer programs. As CAO, Warwick will be working strategically with our oncology physicians to design the future of our cancer program. Learn more: www.thompsoncancernetwork.com/longtime-oncology-executive-to-lead-thompson-cancer-survival-center/
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We're proud to welcome board-certified neurologist Kartheek Ganta, MD to the neurology team at Cumberland Neurology Group and Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge! Learn more: bit.ly/2Ka0kus ... See MoreSee Less

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Have you seen the latest photos of the Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center expansion? You can learn more about the project and stay up-to-date here: www.fsregional.com/construction. ... See MoreSee Less

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Excellence in Cardiovascular Surgery 

We use advanced technologies and procedures to care for your heart. Learn more about our services.

East Tennessee Cardiovascular Surgery Group News


  • Tim Carlsen, PA-C of East Tennessee Cardiovascular Surgery Group

    We're proud to welcome certified physician assistant Tim Carlsen, PA-C to our cardiovascular and thoracic surgery team. Learn more...

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  • Angela Shepherd, PA-C of East Tennessee Cardiovascular Surgery Group

    We are proud to welcome certified physician assistant Angela Shepherd, PA-C to our cardiovascular and thoracic medical team. Learn...

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  • Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center is currently undergoing a construction project to expand emergency and critical care capacity in...

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  • Ryan Roe, PA-C of East Tennessee Cardiovascular Surgery Group

    East Tennessee Cardiovascular Surgery Group is proud to welcome certified physician assistant Ryan Roe, PA-C to our team. Learn...

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  • Richard Asher, PA-C of East Tennessee Cardiovascular Surgery Group

    East Tennessee Cardiovascular Surgery Group is proud to welcome certified physician assistant Richard Asher, PA-C to our team. Learn...

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  • Petros Leinonen, MD of East Tennessee Cardiovascular Surgery Group

    East Tennessee Cardiovascular Surgery Group is proud to welcome Petros Leinonen, MD to our cardiovascular and thoracic surgical team....

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  • H. Andrew Poret, MD of East Tennessee Cardiovascular Surgery Group

    East Tennessee Cardiovascular Surgery Group is proud to welcome H. Andrew Poret, MD to our heart care team. Learn...

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  • H. Frank Todd, MD

    H. Frank Todd, MD joins the cardiovascular surgery team at East Tennessee Cardiovascular Surgery Group in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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