The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville

The Department of Surgery

R. Frank Roberts, Jr. , MD, FACS

Assistant Professor
Division of Trauma & Critical Care Surgery

Clinical Focus

Acute Care Surgery, Geriatric Trauma, Trauma Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, General Surgery


Medical School

University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL, 1984


Family Practice, University of Alabama Medical Center, Birmingham, AL, 1987

General Surgery, University of South Alabama Medical Center, Mobile, AL, 1997


Surgical Critical Care, University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville, TN, 2015


American Board of Family Medicine
American Board of Surgery
American Board of Surgery, Surgical Critical Care

Professional Affiliations

American College of Surgeons
Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma
Medical Association of the State of Alabama
Medical association of the State of Tennessee

Current Publications

Whitaker C, McKinney A, Bollig R, Hieb N, Roberts RF Jr, Rowe AS.
Incidence of thrombotic complications related to weight-based dosing of activated prothrombin complex concentrate (aPCC) for reversal of apixaban and rivaroxaban in obese patients. Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis. 2021 Nov 17. [Epub ahead of print]

Winings NA, Daley BJ, Bollig RW, Roberts RF Jr, Radtke J, Heidel RE, Taylor JE, McMillen JC.
Dexmedetomidine versus propofol for prolonged sedation in critically ill trauma and surgical patients. The Surgeon. 2020 Apr 25. [Epub ahead of print]


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