Heather B. Kaparos, MMS, PA-C

Physician Assistant, Head APP University Plastic surgeons

"Life's most persistent and urgent question is "What are you doing for others?"-Martin Luther King. Treat patients as family or friends and you will never go wrong.

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About Me

Gender: Female

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I am originally from Knoxville, Tennessee, and a scholarship athlete. I have been practicing as a physician assistant since 2004. I have 10 years of experience in orthopedic trauma in Baltimore, Maryland, and at UTMC. I have been in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, with Dr. Stacy Stephenson since 2014. I take pride in working 110% for patients as that is the only speed I know!

Clinical Focus:
We care for patients with breast cancer, facial trauma, facial cancer, traumatic open wound for soft tissue coverage, orthopaedic oncology patients, patients after weight loss, breast reduction patients etc

Plastic Surgery

Education & Credentials


Lincoln Memorial University B.S in Athletic Training and Health

Other Education

Nova Southeastern University B.S in Physician Assistant studies, Master of Medical Science

Board Certifications

NCCPA, TN Board of Health state license

Organizations & Societies


I take pride in giving patients 110% effort in their time of need. We take pride that our practice is a safe and caring environment for patients of any race, gender, religious beliefs and LGBTQ+ community.
— Heather B. Kaparos

Where I See Patients

University Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

1934 Alcoa HighwayBuilding D, Suite 362Knoxville, TN 37920

Phone: 865-305-4670

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

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