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Trauma & Emergency Acute Care Surgery (ACS) Services

Specializing in acute and non-emergent general surgery for the liver, pancreas, colon, intestines, gallbladder, and appendix

  • Full-time trauma surgeons, board-certified in both general and surgical critical care
  • Round-the-clock acute general surgical care services for emergent liver, pancreas, colon, intestines, gallbladder, and appendix needs.

Trauma and Acute Care Surgeons

Donald E. Barker, MD, FACS

Benjamin W. Dart IV, MD, FACS

Robert A. Maxwell, MD, FACS

Vicente A. Mejia, MD, FACS

Phillip W. Smith, MD, FACS

Traumatology - Orthopaedic Trauma Services

  • Full-time orthopaedic surgeons who are fellowship-trained in traumatology
  • Round-the-clock acute general surgical services due to trauma or illness
  • For inpatient hospital transfers, please call (423) 778-8100
  • For outpatient non-emergent appointments, call (423) 778-4859

Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeons


Hyperbaric Wound Therapy

  • 24/7 Oxygen therapy available
  • Tennessee's only Level I accredited hyperbaric oxygen program
  • Nationally-certified hyperbaric staff