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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.

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Full Circle

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

Count on Covenant Health

You may have seen recent announcements about the closing of Physicians Regional Medical Center in Knoxville and Lakeway Regional Hospital in Morristown, effective December 28, 2018. This is a significant transition that affects not only the patients of these facilities, but also their physicians and the hospitals’ employees.   Healthcare is indeed in transition in our […]

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

Covenant Health News


  • You may have seen recent announcements about the closing of Physicians Regional Medical Center in Knoxville and Lakeway Regional...

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  • Joye Sexton, NP of Knoxville Digestive Disease Consultants

    Nurse practitioner Joye Sexton, NP joins gastroenterologist Steedman Sarbah, MD to care for patients with gastrointestinal diseases and conditions....

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  • Tyler Gunderson, MD of Cumberland Orthopedics

    Welcome orthopedic surgeon Tyler Gunderson, MD! Dr. Gunderson will perform procedures at the hospital and see patients at Cumberland...

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  • Covenant Health has announced that Fitch Ratings, a global research organization, has awarded the health system an A+ credit rating,...

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  • Artsclamation!, a fine arts sale showcasing regional artists and benefiting Peninsula, the behavioral health division of Parkwest Medical Center,...

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  • In this edition of Full Circle, I’d like to focus on a service that is a very important part...

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  • Peninsula and the National Association of Social Workers will host their 18th annual Ethics Conference on Friday, Nov. 9,...

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  • Julie Voss, PA-C of Southern Medical Group

    Southern Medical Group is proud to welcome physician assistant Julie Voss, PA-C to our primary care team of internal...

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