Minimally Invasive Hip Surgery Gets ‘Softball Mom’ Back to the Game

Posted on March 14, 2019

Tiffany Vargas, 38, was surprised to find herself as coach for the “Tigers,” her daughter Abby’s west Knoxville softball team. 


Giving Thanks for Neck Surgery

Posted on February 6, 2019

Knoxville woman takes holiday for cervical fusion Angela Schubert had avoided surgery long enough. The pain in her neck and the tingling and spasms in her arms had made her miserable for almost a year. When it was almost Thanksgiving 2018 and her daughter would be home to help, she decided to go for it 


Working Arm-in-Arm for Knees

Posted on October 5, 2018

While robotic-assisted surgery has been used in partial knee replacement since its 2009 introduction, it was not until 2016 that improved functionality enabled surgeons to use it for total knee replacements. Parkwest began offering robotic-assisted surgery for total knee replacements in January. 


On the move again

Posted on July 18, 2018

Paul Humphrey is standing tall after robotic-assisted knee replacement.  


Parkwest surgeons combine skill with technology for knee replacement

Posted on April 11, 2018

The incredibly precise nature of a new robotic-assisted knee replacement procedure is being matched by fellowship-trained surgeons who are precise in every undertaking. 


Patient on the move after robotic-assisted knee replacement

Posted on April 4, 2018

“The benefit of robotic surgery is the fact that we can be more precise and accurate in the placement and balancing of our knee replacements to ensure the most optimal outcome for the patient,” Dr. Ivie says. 


Surgeon has solution for ‘irreparable’ injury

Posted on November 29, 2017

Surgeon has solution for ‘irreparable’ injury 


What a Relief

Posted on July 5, 2017

What a Relief! 15 months of pain eased by procedure at Parkwest Medical Center      Getting hit in the head by a machine gun barrel produces a kind of pain like no other. Retired U.S. Army veteran Larry Britton, 73, knows from experience.      “It snapped around and knocked me colder than a cucumber,” Larry