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Anthony Palazzo, MD, FACS

Anthony Palazzo, MD, FACS

Specialty Area

Clinical Interests

Basic science research investigating cardiac ischemia-reperfusion

Physician Profile


Dr. Palazzo has been in practice since 1999 and has performed over 5,000 cardiovascular procedures in his career. Areas of interest include valve repair and replacement, aortic surgery, minimally invasive thoracic surgical procedures, coronary artery bypass surgery for atrial fibrillation. He has been involved with basic science research including ischemia-reperfusion which has been published in several different journals. Dr. Palazzo currently is a member of the Mountain States Medical Group Board and is Chairman of the Quality Council. He and his wife, also a physician, have two children and were drawn to the are by the pleasant climate and natural beauty. In his free time, he enjoys playing guitar, cooking, exercising and hiking.


Physician Groups

  • Mountain States Medical Group Cardiovascular/Thoracic Surgery
    310 N State Of Franklin Rd
    Suite 101
    Johnson City, TN 37604

Credentials & Education

Medical School

Medical Education
  • University of TN College of Medicine
  • Louisiana State University (general surgery)
  • University of Utah (cardiothoracic surgery)
Board Certification
  • American Board of Surgery (surgery)
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery (thoracic surgery)
  • Fellow of American College of Physicians
  • Southern Thoracic Surgical Association