Staff Feature Friday

Posted on March 16, 2018

It’s Staff Feature Friday! Today we’re getting to know more about Gail! Name: Kathryn Gail Thiessen   How long have you worked at Parkwest?     1 year 8 months     Why do you love working at Parkwest?!    I enjoy the diversity of people I meet daily. Having the opportunity to “be present” in a variety of capacities for 


Welcome H. Andrew Poret, MD

Posted on March 14, 2018

East Tennessee Cardiovascular Surgery Group is proud to welcome H. Andrew Poret, MD to our heart care team. Learn about our new board-certified cardiovascular surgeon.  


Spring into a New Career During Job Fair Week

Posted on March 14, 2018

Ready to make a great move in your healthcare career? Attend one of our job fairs and learn about the available positions with Covenant Health, our region’s largest employer. 


March is National Social Workers Month

Posted on March 14, 2018

March is National Social Workers Month. Celebrating Parkwest’s leaders, advocates and champions.


Welcome Amanda Underwood, NP-C

Posted on March 13, 2018

Cardiology Associates of East Tennessee is proud to welcome certified nurse practitioner Amanda Underwood, NP-C to our heart care team. Amanda joins board-certified interventional cardiologist Ayaz Rahman, MD of CAET in the structural heart program at Parkwest Medical Center. 


Staff Feature Friday

Posted on March 9, 2018

In this week’s Staff Featuring Friday we’re highlighting our clinical social workers who work throughout Parkwest Medical Center.  


National Nutrition Month – Common food myths debunked

Posted on March 7, 2018


Colorectal Cancer

Posted on March 5, 2018

During colorectal cancer awareness month in March we sat down with our expert, board-certified gastroenterologist Steedman Sarbah, MD of Knoxville Digestive Disease Consultants, to get more information about this disease. What is colorectal cancer?  Colorectal cancer, also called colon cancer, is cancer in the colon or rectum.  How is colorectal cancer diagnosed?  Colorectal cancer is most often