Joseph T. Chun MD

Plastic Surgery

Contact Info

University Plastic Surgeons
1934 Alcoa Highway, Suite D-362
Knoxville, TN 37920
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Phone: 865-305-6546
Fax: 865-305-6547


Certification: American Board of Plastic Surgery
Schools: Medical College of Virginia
Internships: University of Tennessee Medical Center
Residencies: University of Tennessee Medical Center
Fellowships: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center , Dallas
Languages: English

Special Interests:
  • Facial cosmetic surgery
  • Cosmetic and reconstructive breast surgery
  • Body contouring after massive weight loss
  • Trauma reconstruction
  • Cancer reconstruction
Academic Appointments:
  • Associate Professor Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery
  • 1. Sutphin DD, Chun JT, et al. “Type A Botulinum Toxin-Induced Antibody Production: A Murine Model of Antibody Response”. Aesthetic Surgery, Vol. 29, Issue 5, Sept-Oct, 414-418.
  • In Shiffman MA, Giuseppe AD (Eds): “UAL of the Breast-Histologic Changes” Chapter 37, pp 261-264. In Liposuction, Principles and Practice. Springer-Verlag, 2006.
  • Chun JT, Taylor JW, VanMeter S. “UAL of the Breast-Histologic Changes” IJCSAD 6(1) March 2004.
  • Chang P, Chun JT, Bell JL. “Complex Enterocutaneous Fistula: Closure With Rectus Abdominus Flap”. Southern Medical
  • Journal, 93(6) June 2000, 599-602.
  • Reath DB, Chun JT, Co-Editor ”Plastic Surgery: Diseases of the Skin and Soft Tissue, Face and Hand” Essentials of Surgical
  • Specialties, Williams and Wilkins, 2nd and 3rd Editions, 1996 and 2000.
  • Cum Laude Duke University 1980
  • Resident Teaching Award UT Medical Center 1988
  • PSEF Reconstructive Award-Video Session 1991
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Tennessee Society of Plastic Surgeons
Academic Appointments

Associate Professor
Chief, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery