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Parkwest Medical Center

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About Parkwest Medical Center

Parkwest Medical Center is West Knoxville’s premier hospital and the region’s destination for elite heart care. In addition to providing the area’s leading cardiac services, Parkwest Medical Center is an Advanced Primary Stroke Center, has a nationally recognized emergency department, and offers award-winning care in orthopedics, neurosurgery, and obstetrics. Our team of 650 physicians and 1,700 employees work together to make sure that everyone who walks through our door is Treated Well. Well Treated®.

  • 462 licensed beds, including 155 beds at Peninsula Hospital
  • 30 critical care beds
  • 50 cardiac beds
  • 39 emergency beds
  • 20 surgery suites
  • 4 cath labs
  • 2 electrophysiology labs
  • 20 LDRP suites
  • 3 maternity triage
  • 2 OB surgery suites
  • 2 OB recovery rooms

Awards and Recognition

  • Named an Advanced Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association 
  • Named as a Top 100 Heart Hospital eight times

About Covenant Health

Parkwest Medical Center is a member of Covenant Health, the region’s top performing healthcare network with nine acute-care hospitals, outpatient and specialty services, and Covenant Medical Group, our area’s fastest-growing physician practice division. Headquartered in Knoxville, Covenant Health is a community-owned, not-for-profit healthcare system and the area’s largest employer. Our more than 10,000 employees, volunteers, and 1,500 affiliated physicians are dedicated to improving the quality of life for the more than one million patients and families we serve every year. Covenant Health is the only healthcare system in East Tennessee to be named three years in a row by Forbes as One of America’s Best Employers.

About Knoxville, TN

Located on the Tennessee River with the Great Smoky Mountains as a backdrop, Knoxville is an incredible combination of big city excitement and small town southern charm. Home to the University of Tennessee and a vibrant downtown area with revitalized neighborhoods, Knoxville is a regional hub for nightlife and entertainment, especially in its Old City. Knoxville is also an excellent choice for families, with outstanding public schools and private K-12 schools. Our cost of living is 15% below the national average and Tennessee does not have a state income tax.

 

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