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Dr. Peter Kevin Zirkle MD and FACS is a male Internist, has 32 years of experience and practices in Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery, and Cardiovascular Disease.
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Dr. Peter Zirkle has 3 office locations.
Fort Sanders Center for Advanced Medicine
1819 W Clinch Ave
Ste 200
Knoxville, TN 37916

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Locations and availability (3)
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
(11)
Patient comments (6)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Peter Zirkle is Excellent. Dr. Zirkle has been reviewed by 11 patients who have provided 6 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.8
  • Currently 3.75 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.7
  • Currently 3.6666666666667 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.8
  • Currently 3.7777777777778 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.8
  • Currently 3.7777777777778 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.2
  • Currently 3.2222222222222 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.1
  • Currently 3.1111111111111 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.6
  • Currently 3.625 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Peter Zirkle, MD, FACS is board certified in Surgery and Vascular Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
  • Heart Block
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • High Cholesterol (Hypercholesterolemia)
  • Unstable Angina

Education & Awards

Dr. Zirkle graduated from Vanderbilt University, Columbia. He has 3 awards.

Awards  
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2012)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012)

Affiliations

Dr. Zirkle has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • University Of Tennessee Memorial Hospital 
  • Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Zirkle accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • Cigna - 2 plans
  • Aetna - 2 plans
  • United Healthcare - 1 plan
  • Great-West Healthcare - 3 plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee - 6 plans
  • Bluegrass Family Health - 2 plans
  • Humana - 2 plans
  • USA H & W Network - 1 plan

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Where does Dr. Peter K. Zirkle practice?
Dr. Peter Zirkle practices Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery, and Cardiovascular Disease near Knoxville, TN.
See Knoxville Surgeons and Knoxville Cardiologists.