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Welcome to LeConte Surgical Associates

Thank you for visiting LeConte Surgical Associates, the office of Matthew Bridges, MD, Jeffrey King, MD, William Ngo, DO, and Brian Pugh, DO. It’s our mission to be a leading provider of surgical care in East Tennessee by bringing advanced technologies and the latest treatments to our community so you can always get excellent surgical care close to home. We perform procedures at LeConte Medical Center and are a proud member of Covenant Health.

This facility complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Click here to learn more.

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Our surgeons have more than 60 years of combined experience performing minimally invasive and traditional surgeries to treat conditions of the digestive tract, endocrine system, abdomen, thyroid, breast, and skin.

  • General Surgeries
  • Breast Surgeries
  • Laparoscopic Surgeries

Click here for more information about surgeries and conditions treated .

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At LeConte Surgical Associates, our patients deserve excellent care. That’s why we pledge to put our patients first every day, and strive for excellence in everything we do.

Call (865) 446-9550 for more information about our office.

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LeConte Surgical Associates News

  • Welcome Matthew Bridges, MD

    We’re proud to welcome surgeon, Matthew Bridges, MD, to our healthcare team. Dr. Bridges will care for patients at LeConte Medical Center.

  • Telephone, Telehealth, and Patient Portal Messaging Available During COVID-19

    To ensure the health and safety of our patients and staff from the risk of coronavirus (COVID-19), whenever possible, we’re recommending telephone, telehealth (Doxy.me) and direct messaging with your providers via MyCovenantHealth. This service is for established AND new patients. Here are some frequently asked questions and answers about these types of visits: How are […]

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