Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Does UT Medical Center have a pharmacy on campus?
A. Yes, we have an on-site pharmacy, called University Pharmacy, that is located in the main lobby of the medical center. It is located across from the cafeteria, and adjacent to the Gift Shop. Your presciptions can be filled before you even leave the hospital!

Q. What is a well woman’s exam?
A. A periodic well woman exam for all ages is not just about good medical care, but it also gives you the opportunity to learn more about beneficial health habits, counseling and community support services as well as an overall view of the best ways to take care of yourself and your family for a lifetime.

Q. What is the Center for Women’s Health?
A. It is a comprehensive, coordinated and convenient healthcare for women. The Center for Women & Infants uses all aspects of the hospital to care for women’s health needs. The Center for Women & Infants does not have its own separate building. We use all physicians throughout the UT Medical Center for the care of women.

Q. How do I find out more about breast services?
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As breast health is very important at all ages, UT Medical Center's Cancer Institute and Center for Women & Infants offer a full range of Breast Services. From mammograms to the Breast Health Outreach Program, women will find the service(s) they need.

Q. How do I know if I need a mammogram?
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Check the breast health recommendations at Breast Services.

Q. How does heart disease effect women?
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Heart disease is the number-one killer for both men and women in the United States. Learn about heart disease risk factors and develop a healthy lifestyle based on your risk factors to help prevent future heart conditions.

Q. Should I be concerned about a stroke?
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Strokes can effect anyone at any age. Knowing your risk factors and developing a healthy lifestyle will help prevent a stroke. Read more about a woman's hidden stroke risk factors.

Q. Where can I find pregnancy and childbirth resources?
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UT Medical Center offers excellent pregnancy and birthing facilities, including the only private room neonatal intensive care unit in the region. The medical center has the pregnancy and childbirth services and resources to help you have a healthy, happy pregnancy and delivery.

Q. How do I know which hospital to choose?
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The answer is easy when you ask the right questions. To help you get started, here are some questions to ask before you decide which hospital to choose. Here's what you should ask about a doctor.

Q. My doctor is unable to take me or my kids on such short notice, and we need some medical help. Where can we go?
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UT Medical Center's After Hours Clinics are open after hours including Monday - Friday, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. There are various locations in Knoxville, Seymour and Sevierville.