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Effective May 9, 2022: Updated Masking Guidelines

Masks are no longer required at our facility except under certain circumstances. Please note, visitors, patients, and healthcare workers may choose to wear a mask at any time, and patients may request that care team members who provide direct patient care wear masks. Read the updated policy.

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.

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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.

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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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Parkwest Medical Center News

  • One Step at a Time

    Suzanne Carlyle changed her life by having weight-loss (bariatric) surgery at Parkwest Medical Center with K. Robert Williams, MD. 

  • Urgent or Emergency?

    Are you trying to decide whether your healthcare need requires to be seen in an emergency room, or could you go to urgent care? 

  • A Holiday Letter from our Chief Administrative Officer

    A letter from Devan Johnson, chief administrative officer of Parkwest Medical Center and Peninsula, offering thanks and holiday wishes. 

  • Shoulder Surgery “Goes 3D”

    Parkwest Medical Center First in State to Use Mixed Reality 3D Hologram Technology during Shoulder Replacement Surgery. 

  • Priya Patel presented with BEE Award

    Priya Patel, a patient care assistant was presented with the BEE Award for being an amazing caregiver and for making her patient feel comfortable during their hospital stay.  

  • Help for the Holidays

    Tips for Holiday Stress Management The holiday season is a time for family and festivities, but it can also be an emotional time when we feel stress, sadness and fatigue. Peninsula, a division of Parkwest Medical Center, offers a free downloadable guide to help you manage the stress of the season. The guide is intended 

  • Casey Drake, RN, Recognized with DAISY Award

    Casey Drake, an RN on 5 Riverstone, was honored with a DAISY Award. She was nominated by a patient for providing excellent bedside nursing care.  

  • Artsclamation! Fine Arts Sale Returns to Support Mental Health Patients at Peninsula

    Artwork will again fill the Sacred Heart Cathedral on Dec. 3rd for the annual Artsclamation! fine arts sale benefiting Peninsula. 

Read more stories on the Parkwest Medical Center blog .