The Brain and Spine Institute is made up of experts in the field of neuroscience in order to bring patients the best healthcare in East Tennessee for a full range of neurological diseases and disorders.
Welcome to The University of Tennessee Medical 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.