Fractured but Faithful

Posted on September 29, 2021

Wartburg woman Freida Rogers has full range of motion and no pain after shoulder replacement surgery at Parkwest Medical Center.  


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

Posted on June 23, 2021

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


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

Posted on April 14, 2021

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


A Sigh of Relief: Louisiana Woman Doubly Relieved After Double Hip Replacement

Posted on March 17, 2021

The path that led Julie Stempel to have hip replacement surgery at Parkwest Medical Center is both serendipitous and fortuitous. 


Finding a Better Way

Posted on December 9, 2020

Parkwest Patient is Region’s First to Benefit from New “GPS” Technology It’s the perfect pairing of technology and human intellect. Using precise measurements, surgeon Justin Kennon, MD, navigates a reverse total shoulder replacement using GPS technology. In this case, GPS stands for guided personalized surgery. Parkwest Medical Center and Dr. Kennon  are the first hospital 


The Road to Renewal: Crossing the state line for knee replacement at Parkwest

Posted on October 7, 2020

Parkwest orthopedic surgeon Herman Botero, DO, has trained with world-renowned surgeons who pioneered minimally invasive knee replacement. 


Fusion Surgery Helps Athens Woman Reclaim Active Lifestyle

Posted on September 30, 2020

During the procedure Dr. Madigan removed the disc that was out of place and used screws to fuse the two adjacent discs together. 


“He Saved My Life”

Posted on August 12, 2020

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