Welcome to The University of Tennessee Medical Center

Learn about our Mission and StandardsThe University of Tennessee Medical Center is the region’s only academic medical center, Magnet® recognized hospital and Level I Trauma Center.

The 581-bed hospital also is home of the region’s only dedicated Heart Hospital, only adult and pediatric transplant center, a Joint Commission/American Heart Association recognized Comprehensive Stroke Center, houses the region's only Level III private-room neonatal intensive care unit and serves as a regional perinatal center.

Our six Centers of Excellence provide comprehensive care to patients. The dedicated professionals at the medical center thrive in a fast-paced, challenging environment, where expert commitment plays a critical role in the hospital’s ongoing success.

Flu Season & Important Information

The seasonal flu has officially kicked into gear. We have been notified by the Knox County Health Department that East Tennessee's rate of influenza like illness is higher than the state's. The CDC is also reporting continued rising rates of the illness. Influenza illness is primarily Type A/H3N2. Click here for more information


Consistent with other local hospitals, the medical center has implemented visitor restrictions under 12 years of age & those exhibiting signs of illness.

If you think you have the flu or cold, use our symptom navigator or call to make an appointment with a doctor. Thank you for helping us keep our patients safe from additional illness.


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