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One Community of Care

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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This morning we presented a SpeakUp! Award to Felicia, an LPN on 2 Dogwood. She was recognized for her quick response time to her patient and for her amazing teamwork. Thank you, Felicia, for putting your patients first! ... See MoreSee Less

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On the last day of Hospital Week our employees got to enjoy sno-cones and jeans (or a non-uniform scrub top for nursing staff). Here are a few pics from today, and some of our teammates who enjoyed the jeans/non-uniform top day over the weekend! ... See MoreSee Less

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Today was an exciting day as we celebrated our 1st Project SEARCH graduation! We're so proud of all of our interns who not only graduated from the program today, but who have also all found jobs! Thank you to our partners Knox County Schools Project SEARCH Sertoma of Knoxville ... See MoreSee Less

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Yesterday we presented a Speak Up! Award to Courtney P. , a nurse in surgery. Courtney was recognized by a co-worker for the actions she took to keep a patient safe. Thank you, Courtney, for speaking up for safety. ... See MoreSee Less

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Yesterday we honored two employees on 4 Riverstone with Speak Up! Awards. Both Cat and Alexis were recognized for their commitment to safety and putting their patients first. Thank you, ladies, for speaking up! ... See MoreSee Less

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Yesterday we celebrated a lot of great nurses during our nursing excellence celebration. Our clinical excellence winners from nursing departments were honored, five new graduate nurses were honored, our Nurse Manager of the Year award was presented to Amanda Makely, and our Nurses Cap Award was presented to sepsis coordinator Beth Gaby-Smith. Congratulations to all of these amazing nurses. ... See MoreSee Less

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Parkwest Medical Center News

  • Happy Nurses Week and Hospital Week

    Nurses Week is celebrated annually May 6 – 12, ending on Florence Nightingale’s birthday. Hospital Week is celebrated May 9-15, 2021.  

  • Laurel Proulx presented with BEE Award

    Congratulations to Laurel Proulx, one of our clinical social workers, for being recognized with the BEE award. Laurel was nominated by her supervisor. Laurel’s Nomination “Laurel is our social worker and she has made it her personal goal to find a safe discharge place for him to go. Laurel started digging and found out that 

  • Mackenzie Hudgins presented with BEE Award

    A PCA at Parkwest Medical Center, Mackenzie Hudgins, was recognized with The BEE Award for her amazing patient care and great attitude.  

  • A Winning Combination: Lactation Support Consultants Help Women at Crucial Stage of Motherhood

    The lactation consultants at Parkwest Medical Center work with new moms to help them gain comfort in breastfeeding their newborns. 

  • Rachel Bowlin presented with BEE Award

    Congratulations to Rachel Bowlin, one of our clinical social workers, for being recognized with the BEE award. Rachel was nominated by one of her coworkers. Rachel’s Nomination “Rachel is an exceptional employee. A patient here on the COVID floor is a truck driver from Minnesota and was passing through town and had to be admitted 

  • Lenoir City Man Bounces Back After Heart Attack, Quadruple Bypass

    Richard Imgram was shocked to learn he was having a heart attack because he did not experience any of the typical symptoms. 

  • Listen to Your Heart: Minimally Invasive Surgery Restores Heart Patient’s Zest for Life

    Charlene Henderson, a Hamblen County resident, enjoys having her quality of life back after non-invasive surgery at Parkwest.  

  • Finding Peace: Patient from Ukraine finds relief from hip pain at Parkwest

    Liudmyla Labod moved from the war-torn Ukraine looking for a better life, and found relief for her debilitating hip pain.  

Read more stories on the Parkwest Medical Center blog .