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    Covenant Health: All Heart

    Covenant Cardiac Care - All Heart. All Here.Covenant Health hospitals are leaders in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiac-related health issues. Our hospitals offer high-tech diagnostics, specialized testing, and facilities and services for treating a variety of heart diseases and conditions from early detection through recovery.  

    Covenant Health has been recognized for excellence in cardiac surgery by The Society of Thoracic Surgeons, and has introduced innovative treatment facilities such as The Valve Centers and the Hybrid Operating Room, where cardiac and vascular procedures such as Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) are performed.


     

    Covenant Heart Program Receives Highest Quality Designation from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

    Covenant Health's cardiac program has received the highest quality designatino from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS), an organization dedicated to ensuring best possible outcomes for surgieries of the heart, lung and esophagus. The society represents nearly 7,000 surgeons, researchers and allied health care professionals worldwide.
    Based on data submitted from Covenant Health's elite heart hosptials - Parkwest, Fort Sanders Regional and Methodist Medical Centers, Covenant's cardiac program received a three-star overall quality ranking for coronary bypass artery graft surgery (CABG) in the STS Adult Cardiac Surgery Database, regarded as the world's premier clinical registry for adult cardiac surgery.

    Read more about the STS Designation.

     

     


    The Valve Centers of Covenant Health

    No longer does getting treatment for the most complex heart problems mean going somewhere else. Today Covenant Health brings the most advanced cardiac care and surgery to our region with the Valve Centers of Covenant Health at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center, Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge, and Parkwest Medical Center.

    Read more about The Valve Centers of Covenant Health.
     


    Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)


    Covenant Health is the first health system in East Tennessee to offer this innovative procedure for replacing heart valves for patients with life-threatening aortic stenosis who cannot undergo heart surgery. The risks and recovery time associated with TAVR are much less in comparison.
    Read more about Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
     
     

    Hybrid Operating Room

    A new type of treatment facility is at Parkwest Medical Center, that combines the best of a traditional surgical suite with large imaging equipment such as real time x-ray and CT in a sterile setting. The hybrid OR allows less invasive, endovascular treatment of aortic aneurysms in the chest and abdomen via catheters placed in the arteries in the groin.


    Read more about the Hybrid Operating Room at Parkwest Medical Center




    In matters of the heart, Covenant Health
    stands strong.
    Because expertise counts.
    To learn more about cardiac services at the hospital nearest you, click on the links for the facilities listed below:

    Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center
    , Knoxville

    LeConte Medical Center, Sevierville

    Methodist Medical Center, Oak Ridge

    Parkwest Medical Center, Knoxville

    Roane Medical Center, Harriman

    Ft. Loudoun Medical Center, Lenoir City

    Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System, Morristown

    Need assistance finding a cardiologist (a doctor who specializes in treating the heart)?

    Call 865-541-4500 or search Covenant Health Cardiologists and Cardiothoracic Surgeons.

    • Cardiac Rehabilitation - Cardiac rehabilitation is a customized and supervised plan of exercise and education for people who have heart problems. A cardiac rehab program usually lasts from 4 to 12 weeks and helps the patient ease back into everyday life.

    • Covenant Health Support Groups - Support groups help patients and their families deal with various cardiac issues. For information about support groups related to heart attack, stroke, diabetes, and other health-related issues, click below.
    • Smoking Cessation Classes - Covenant Health often offers the American Lung Association's "Freedom from Smoking" classes to the public. For information about class times and locations, call 865-541-4500.

    • Grab a Life SaverStop Smoking Mobile App - available for iPhone or Android, this app helps identify and overcome the triggers that make it difficult to stop smoking