License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (6)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Peter Zirkle is Excellent. Dr. Zirkle has been reviewed by 16 patients who have provided 6 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.7
Promptness 4.6
Courteous Staff 4.7
Accurate Diagnosis 4.7
Bedside Manner 4.0
Spends Time with Me 3.8
Follows Up After Visit 4.5

Specialties & Research

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

Education & Awards

Dr. Zirkle graduated from Vanderbilt University, Columbia. He has 5 awards.

Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2012, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012)
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Knoxville, TN
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Zirkle has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center 
  • Mercy Medical Center West 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Peter Kevin Zirkle FACS and MD is a male Surgeon, has 33 years of experience and practices in Surgery and Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. Peter K. Zirkle practice?
Dr. Peter Zirkle has 2 office locations.
Dr. Peter Zirkle practices Surgery and Vascular Surgery near Knoxville, TN.
See Knoxville Surgeons.