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About Us

Welcome to LeConte Surgical Associates! Learn about our office.

LeConte Surgical Associates is the office of Matthew Bridges, MD, Jeffrey King, MD, and Brian Pugh, DO. With more than 60 years of combined experience, our board-certified surgeons perform minimally invasive and traditional surgeries at LeConte Medical Center. Here is a full list of surgeries and conditions treated. Thank you for learning more about our office.

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 care close to home in Sevier and surrounding counties.

About Our Pledge to Our Patients

Our patients deserve excellent medical care. That’s why we pledge to put our patients first every day and strive for excellence in everything we do.

Covenant Health

LeConte Surgical Associates is a proud member of Covenant Health, an award-winning Tennessee healthcare delivery system serving 23 counties and committed to providing excellent care for our 2 million+ patients each year. We fulfill our mission to improve the quality of life in our region through comprehensive services at nearly 150 locations, including 10 hospitals; outpatient clinics; specialized behavioral, oncology and rehabilitation facilities; home care; physician practices, and community programs. With more than 11,000 employees, physicians and volunteers, Covenant Health is the area’s largest employer and has been recognized by Forbes as a Best Employer several times. Learn more at

LeConte Medical Center

Our physicians perform surgeries at LeConte Medical Center, a member of Covenant Health. LeConte Medical Center has served Sevier County for seven years, bringing care close to home for the whole family. LeConte Medical Center is staffed with nearly 200 specialty doctors and features inpatient services, emergency services, surgery, and state-of-the-art diagnostic testing and imaging.

742 Middle Creek Road
Sevierville, TN 37862
(865) 446-7000