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Welcome to Covenant Health

Covenant Health is 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.

Covenant Health complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Click here to learn more.

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Covenant Health offers comprehensive medical specialties at our hospitals, outpatient centers and physician clinics.

For a full listing of our services, please visit our services page.

Full Circle

Read CEO Jim VanderSteeg's blog about health care topics and happenings at Covenant Health.

Thrombectomy – A Life-Saving Stroke Treatment

When it comes to stroke, time is critical. How quickly can someone recognize stroke symptoms? And how quickly can a stroke patient get life-saving treatment? One life-saving treatment for stroke is thrombectomy, a procedure that uses sophisticated technology and medical expertise to remove the clot that causes a particular type of stroke.   Earlier this year […]

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Our Services

Learn more about the comprehensive services offered at Covenant Health locations throughout East Tennessee.

Covenant Health News


  • Allison Locke, MD of Oak Ridge Gastroenterology Associates

    Oak Ridge Gastroenterology Associates is proud to welcome Allison Locke, MD to our health care team. Learn more about...

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  • When it comes to stroke, time is critical. How quickly can someone recognize stroke symptoms? And how quickly can...

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  • We’re proud to welcome Board-Certified Medical Oncologist Basem Goueli, MD, PhD to Thompson Oncology Group. Dr. Goueli will serve...

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  • Ogei Yar, MD of the Heart Team at Cardiology Associates of East Tennessee

    Cardiology Associates of East Tennessee is proud to welcome cardiologist Ogei Yar, MD to our heart care team who...

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  • Tamara Davis, MD of FamilyCare Specialists

    FamilyCare Specialists is proud to welcome board-certified family medicine physician Tamara Davis, MD to our primary care team. Learn...

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  • Covenant Health’s mission is to improve the quality of life in our community through better health. Our “community” extends...

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  • Petros Leinonen, MD of East Tennessee Cardiovascular Surgery Group

    East Tennessee Cardiovascular Surgery Group is proud to welcome Petros Leinonen, MD to our cardiovascular and thoracic surgical team....

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  • There are many reasons that I’m proud to be CEO of Covenant Health, and high on my list is...

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