Advice from the heart

Posted on October 17, 2018

When 77-year-old Harold Byrd ex­perienced shortness of breath, it was originally attributed to a virus. 


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. 


Staff Feature Friday

Posted on October 5, 2018

It’s Staff Feature Friday! Today we’re getting to know Bob from our Cath Lab! 


Staff Feature Friday

Posted on September 28, 2018

It’s Staff Feature Friday! Today we’re getting to know Karen from Parkwest Cardiac Rehab!   Name: Karen Kirkland   How long have you worked at Parkwest Cardiac Rehab? 13 yrs   Where are you from?  Oliver Springs, TN   What is your favorite book? My daily devotional “Jesus Calling”   What’s the best advice you’ve 


An Unusual Blessing

Posted on September 26, 2018

Heart disease is not something anyone would wish for, and yet Marty Lane of Knoxville counts it as an unusual blessing. 


Reflecting on Reflux

Posted on September 19, 2018

Attorney finds relief from acid reflux with help from physicians and surgery 


Staff Feature Friday

Posted on September 14, 2018

Name: Carol Finley   Job Title: Administrative Supervisor   How long have you worked at Parkwest? 9 years   Why do you love working at Parkwest? People, serving the Community we serve, having the latest treatments & equipment, but most of all making a difference in a patient’s life.   Where are you from? Lived 


Brighter Days Ahead for Peninsula Patient

Posted on September 12, 2018

Sitting on the floor of the shower, Keiko McCarroll could see water rising around her and corpses floating atop the waves. She thought she was going die. But in reality, McCarroll was safely sheltered inside Peninsula, a place that specializes in restoration of hope for people who suffer the torment of chronic mental illness. It’s