On the move again

Posted on July 18, 2018

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


Finally Free From Addiction

Posted on April 25, 2018

It all started years ago with a backyard camp out. Dave Anders* remembers it well. He was about 13 years old, and one of his friends had managed to get some wine coolers and beer. As the night progressed, Anders began to experience for the first time what it feels like to be intoxicated. When 


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. 


Long after ‘death’, Knoxville man is ‘full of life’

Posted on March 22, 2018

Eddie’s Life, A.D. Long after ‘death,’ Knoxville man is ‘full of life’   Church was over one Sunday in August 2016 – but not Eddie Thompson’s revival. For that, he had to skip lunch and race to Parkwest Medical Center.   Fortunately, the 70-year-old lumber broker’s cardiac arrest didn’t come until he was inside the 


Angels on Duty – CPA credits therapists with getting him on course

Posted on February 21, 2018

CPA credits therapists with getting him on course With one angel looking over his shoulder and another hanging on his every word, Dennis Overton knew he was in good hands with the therapists at Parkwest Therapy Center at Fort Sanders West. “When I first got here and began dealing with the people of Covenant Health, 


Former bodybuilder sings praises of Cardiac Rehab

Posted on February 14, 2018

Strength Defined Former bodybuilder sings praises of Cardiac Rehab John Paschal gazes out over the lake behind his home. There is a sense of peace and purpose here. “When I was a boy growing up on the farm in Dandridge we’d go fishing on the lake sometimes,” Paschal says. “I always thought someday I’d like 


Welcoming a New Year and a New Year Baby

Posted on January 31, 2018

Welcoming a New Year and a New Year Baby. Parkwest Medical Center celebrated a very special delivery on New Year’s Day. Davis Brantlee Craft, the son of Jennifer and Brian Craft, was the first baby born in 2018 at the hospital’s Childbirth Center. Jennifer Craft hadn’t given much thought to the possibility of having a