Ryan K. Schmocker, MD, MS

Surgical Oncologist, Assistant Professor

Native Wisconsinite, adopted Tennessean

Ryan K. Schmocker MD

About Me

Gender: Male

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Ryan Schmocker, MD is a Surgical Oncologist at the University of Tennessee Medical Center. He completed his Surgical Oncology Fellowship at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and graduated from General Surgery Residency at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Though broadly trained in surgical oncology, he largely focuses on benign and malignant conditions of the pancreas, hepatobiliary, and GI tract. He specializes in minimally invasive and robotic approaches.

Clinical Focus:
Benign, malignant conditions of the GI tract including pancreas, liver, biliary tree, stomach, small intestine, adrenal gland, retroperitoneum

Surgical Oncology, General Surgery

Education & Credentials


Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine


University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health


University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health


Johns Hopkins Hospital - Complex General Surgical Oncology

Other Education

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health - MS Population Health

Board Certifications

General Surgery, Surgical Oncology

Organizations & Societies

American College of Surgeons, Americas Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association, Association for Academic Surgery, Society of Surgical Oncology, Southeastern Surgical Congress

It is a great privilege to guide my patients through life altering diagnoses, most often cancer. I seek to provide state-of-the-art, individualized treatment plans, with the input of multi-specialty experts (ex: Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Radiology) while employing innovative surgical techniques (such as robotic surgery).
— Ryan K. Schmocker

Where I See Patients

University Surgical Oncology

1926 Alcoa Highway, Bldg F (Cancer Institute)Knoxville, TN 37920

Phone: 865-544-9218

Fax: 865-544-8262

University Surgical Oncology

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