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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®.

About the Facility

  • 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

Parkwest is currently undergoing a $99 million expansion and renovation project. The project will include a new patient care tower, additional operating rooms, a separate entrance for surgical patients, and new visitor parking lots for increased convenience. Phase one is set to be complete in December of 2019, with a final completion date in 2020. Watch the video below to view the architectural renderings of the expansion project: