Melissa Phillips LaPinska MD

General Surgery

Contact Info

University Surgeons Associates, PC
1930 Alcoa Highway, Suite D-285
Knoxville, TN 37920
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Phone: 865-305-9620
Fax: 865-525-3460


Certification: American Board of Surgery
Schools: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Residencies: University of Virginia Health System
Fellowships: University Hospitals of Cleveland

Health Videos
Medical Moment: Hernias
Dr. Melissa Phillips, surgeon, talks about hernias and procedures used to repair hernias. In this video Dr. Phillips will answer the following questions: • What is a hernia? • How would a person know if they have a hernia? • How is a hernia repaired? • Is the surgical repair of a hernia a complicated procedure? For more information about hernia repairs or general surgical procedures available at The University of Tennessee Medical Center, visit our website at or call the Healthcare Coordination office at 865-305-6970.