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Welcome to Parkwest Medical Center

Before You Visit:

We are limiting visitors to protect the health and safety of our patients and staff. Read our visitation policy.

Visitors and staff are required to wear masks at all Covenant Health facilities and medical practices. To help conserve our supply of masks, we encourage you to bring a mask from home to wear. We also appreciate your donations of cloth masks. Thank you for  your cooperation in protecting the health and safety of our patients and employees.

In our ongoing efforts to ensure we are providing excellent care, we ask that all patients bring all home medications, including inhalers and spacers, with them when coming to our emergency departments or when being admitted to any of our hospitals.

Thank You for Your Support:

Thank you to so many in our community who have graciously donated cloth masks, PPE, and food for our Covenant Health family. Visit our Gratitude Page.

Learn how your donation can support your local Covenant Health facility.

We appreciate Knox County Mayor Glen Jacobs recognizing our efforts in our fight against COVID-19. Read his letter to our CEO and employees.

Scam Alert: 

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Homeland Security, and Federal Trade Commission have issued alerts about various coronavirus (COVID-19) fraud schemes. Read more about these scams to protect yourself.

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 a nationally recognized emergency department and offers award-winning care throughout our facility.

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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Today we surprised Ashley Haynes, RN, on our 5 Riverstone unit with the Nurse Graduate of the Year Award! Congratulations, Ashley! ... See MoreSee Less

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Congratulations to Julie Butler, RN, CCU for receiving the Nurse’s Cap Award, established in 2017, in memory of Glada Alexander, RN. Candidates must have been a nurse for at least 10 years, exhibit excellent leadership skills, serve as a mentor and role model for staff, and be a high performing nurse who takes pride in nursing, and always demonstrates patient-centered decision making. ... See MoreSee Less

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Have you had, or are you considering, weight loss surgery? Our bariatric support group meets monthly (two sessions available for social distancing) ... registration is required. www.treatedwell.com/bariatrics/bariatric-support-group/ ... See MoreSee Less

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Congratulations to Donita Beard who received the Nurse Manager of the Year award today! Thank you, Donita, for your dedication to our patients and your team, and practicing excellence in everything you do! ... See MoreSee Less

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Plan on attending our job fair! ... 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

  • “He Saved My Life”

    Knoxville woman says orthopedic surgeon saved her life after discovering cancerous tumor after suffering a hip fracture. 

  • Welcome Sara Negrotto, MD

    Welcome interventional cardiologist Sara Negrotto, MD to our heart care team! Dr. Negrotto joins our Knoxville office and Parkwest Medical Center. 

  • Welcome John Meriwether, MD

    We’re proud to welcome cardiac electrophysiologist John Meriwether, MD to our heart care team! Learn more about Dr. Meriwether. 

  • Shouldering a Burden of Pain

    3D design customizes joint replacement for Parkwest patient For some people, retirement means rest and relaxation or getting away from it all. For Blair Minton, 68, you might say retirement has gone to the dogs. “My wife and I breed, sell and train toy and miniature Australian shepherds,” Minton says. “Currently we have 20 adults 

  • Parkwest Employees Honored for Years of Service

    Twice a year Parkwest Medical Center holds a Service Awards recognition banquet, honoring employees who have achieved a milestone year of service in the most recent six month period.  

  • Parkwest Employees are “Busy as Bees”

    Parkwest Medical Center celebrates non-nursing employees who exhibit excellence everyday with the BEE Award. Employees can be nominated by co-workers, patients, and guests for this award. The applications are blinded and voted on by a dedicated committee. 

  • From Comfort Food to Comfortable in Her Skin

    In less than a year Lori Naczynski has dropped over 80 pounds, and 10 pant sizes after a successful bariatric surgery at Parkwest Medical Center.  

  • Stay Safe This Summer

    As we relax with loved ones and eat cheeseburgers hot off the grill, it is imperative to practice proper safety measures. 

Read more stories on the Parkwest Medical Center blog .