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John Milligan, M.D., Board Certified

Dr. John Milligan was born and raised in Jefferson City, Tennessee, where his father was a general surgeon until 2015. His late grandfather, also a surgeon, founded the Milligan Clinic in the 1930’s.

He graduated from Webb School of Knoxville in 1994 and then from Mercer University in Macon, Georgia with a B.S. degree in Economics, and minors in Chemistry and Biology. He attended Harvard in Cambridge, MA for post-baccalaureate classes before attending medical school.

Surgical & Medical Training

Dr. Milligan, a Board Certified General Surgeon, received his medical degree from St. George’s University School of Medicine in Grenada, West Indies. He completed his General Surgery Residency at the University of Tennessee where he received numerous awards, including the Scott Frame Trauma Scholarship Award and the Laparoscopic Surgeons Resident Achievement Award. After surgical residency, Dr. Milligan received additional training from Dr. Frederick Elmore M.D., founder of the Elmore Medical Vein & Laser Treatment Center. From 2012 through 2015, Dr. Milligan worked with vascular surgeon Dr. Steven M. Roth, at the Vein Guys clinic in Nashville, TN.