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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.

“WeCare” for Our Patients and Employees

There are many reasons that I’m proud to be CEO of Covenant Health, and high on my list is WeCare, our employee giving program, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. During a three-month campaign, all employees are invited to support WeCare through personal contributions and participation in fund raising events at Covenant Health facilities. […]

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Our Services

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

Covenant Health News


  • 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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  • We’re proud to welcome Board-Certified Medical Oncologist Aaron Flanders, MD to Thompson Oncology Group. Dr. Flanders will serve as a...

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  • John Lewis, DO of Crossville Medical Group

    Crossville Medical Group is proud to welcome John Lewis, DO to our medical team of primary care and specialty...

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  • Robert Malka, MD of Covenant Hospitalists

    Parkwest Medical Center is proud to welcome Board-Certified Neurologist Robert Malka, MD to our neuroscience team. Learn more.

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  • Patrick Flynn, PA-C of Covenant Neurohospitalists

    Parkwest Medical Center is proud to welcome Certified Physician Assistant Patrick Flynn, PA-C to our neuroscience team. Learn more.

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  • I was pleased to learn recently that Forbes magazine has named Covenant Health to its 2018 list of America’s...

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  • Covenant Health Cardiac Services Award Winners 2018

    Five Covenant Health employees were named recipients of 2018 Cardiac Services Excellence awards in recognition of their exemplary care...

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