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Welcome to Parkwest Medical Center

Parkwest is West Knoxville’s premier medical facility and a top performing heart hospital. In addition to providing the area’s leading cardiac services, Parkwest has been nationally recognized for award-winning care throughout our facility. For 2020-21 Parkwest received recognition from U.S. News & World Report as one of the “Top 10” hospitals in Tennessee.

This facility complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Click here to learn more.

Services Quick Links

The cutting-edge programs offered at Parkwest Medical Center constantly adapt to meet the needs of our community and to align with technological advances in the medical field.

For a full listing of our services, please visit our services page.

Patient Resources

Patients are the most important people at Parkwest Medical Center. Use the quick links below to conveniently access your information, register for a class or event, or find a physician.

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Yesterday we celebrated service milestones over 20 years (in 5 year increments, through June). Thirteen employees were honored for 20 years of service, three for 25 years of service, eight for 30 years of service, one for 35 years of service, and one for 40 years of service! ... See MoreSee Less

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Today we presented Sherrie, an RN on 3 Riverstone, with a Speak Up! Award! Sherrie was recognized for her quick thinking and the inventions she took to keep her patient safe. Thank you, Sherrie, for being an advocate for patient safety! ... See MoreSee Less

2 days ago  ·  

Congratulations to Jackie D., an RN in our float pool department, for receiving the Speak Up! Award. She was recognized for her attention to detail and for actions she took to ensure her patient was safe. Thank you, Jackie, for putting your patients first! ... See MoreSee Less

2 days ago  ·  

UPDATE: Phone service has been restored (7.29.21 8:16 a.m.).We’re experiencing some phone outages. If the number you’re trying to call does not go through, please dial 865.692.5810 or 865.692.5811. ... See MoreSee Less

4 days ago  ·  

Today we presented a Speak Up! Award! to Barbara, one of our RNs on 4 Riverstone. She was recognized for going above and beyond for her patient and for the quick actions she took to keep her patient safe. Thank you, Barbara, for always putting your patients first! ... See MoreSee Less

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Have you recently had weight loss surgery, or are you considering it? Check out our bariatric support group! We're still hosting two sessions a month to accommodate for social distancing. Our remaining session this month is July 26! bit.ly/38kZFCw ... See MoreSee Less

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Our Services

Click here to learn more about the services offered at Parkwest Medical Center. 

Parkwest Medical Center News

  • Parkwest Medical Center Welcomes Michael Cavacos as Chief Nursing Officer

    After a nationwide search Michael Cavacos RN, MSN, CCCC, CCRN, NE-BC, has assumed the role of chief nursing officer at Parkwest Medical Center. 

  • Don’t Get Burned: Be prepared for summer sun

    The cumulative effects of sun exposure can put us at higher risk of skin damage, early wrinkling, age spots and skin cancer. 

  • Sherry Waterman, RN, Honored with DAISY Award

    Night shift childbirth center nurse Sherry Waterman received The DAISY Award after being nominated by a patient for whom she provided care. 

  • Jennifer Price, RN, Presented with The DAISY Award

    Jennifer, a nurse in the Childbirth Center at Parkwest Medical Center was honored with a DAISY Award today. She was nominated by a patient.  

  • A Man-to-Man Talk…Take Charge & Reduce Health Risks

    The list of major threats to men’s health is short, and a few positive lifestyle choices can go a long way toward helping men live longer, healthier lives.  

  • Welcome Frederick J. Barry, MD

    We’re proud to welcome cardiologist Frederick J. Barry, MD to our heart care team! Dr. Barry will see patients in our Athens, TN office. Learn more. 

  • Laura Ivey, RN, Receives The DAISY Award

    Congratulations to nurse Laura Ivey for receiving The DAISY Award. She was nominated for the care and compassion she showed with a patient and her family.  

  • Reaching New Heights: Gatlinburg hiker gets back on the trail with new knees

    Kelli McCarter was able to get back to hiking pain-free after having both knees replaced at Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville. 

Read more stories on the Parkwest Medical Center blog .