Welcome to Emergency & Trauma Center

Emergency and Trauma Center is the Region's Level I Trauma Center for adults and children and serves as the tertiary referral center for medical care in East Tennessee, serving Knox County and 21 surrounding counties.

Patient Guide

As a new or long-term patient or visitor, UT Medical Center recognizes how difficult it is to find your way around a new facility or to locate amenities and services.



Diseases & Conditions

When someone is hospitalized because of injuries, it is a very difficult and unplanned event that probably will be stressful. Emergency and Trauma Center encompasses all of the hospital’s emergency and trauma care.



Medical Services & Procedures

Emergency and Trauma Center at UT Medical Center offers the most advanced methods of diagnosis and treatment for various emergency and trauma injuries and conditions.



Health & Wellness

The healthcare experts in the Emergency Department treat more than 80,000 patients each year with a commitment to individualized patient-centered care and teamwork.



Patient Stories

Many stories of hope and successful recoveries pass through the department each day. It sometimes can be of comfort to patients and families to hear stories of hope and survival during the most trying times.



Tools & Resources

There are several tools available to help protect you from various injuries and conditions. The following is a brief list of tools you can use to maintain a healthy lifestyle.