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Petros Leinonen, MD

Petros Leinonen, MD of East Tennessee Cardiovascular Surgery Group
Petros Leinonen, MD

Board Certification:

Cardiothoracic Surgery

Specialty Area:

Thoracic Surgery

Clinical Interests:

  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease


Cardiothoracic Surgery,
Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Bethesda, MD


General Surgery,
Brooke Army Medical Center
Fort Sam Houston, TX

Medical School:

Uniformed Services University
Bethesda, MD

Military Service:

Dr. Leinonen recently retired as a Colonel from the US Army after almost 24 years of service. He deployed as a cardiothoracic surgeon to Afghanistan, Iraq, and Kuwait, and took care of injured US servicemen.

Office Location

Downtown Knoxville Office
Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center | Center for Advanced Medicine
1819 W. Clinch Avenue, Suite 110
Knoxville, TN 37916

For an appointment or more information, callĀ (865) 331-9075. Dr. Leinonen has privileges at and cares for patients at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center.