The East Tennessee Area's Regional Resource for Aeromedical Transport!
LIFESTAR is the East Tennessee Region's choice for air medical critical care transport. Serving a 150 mile radius of Knoxville, LIFESTAR's patients and healthcare partners can expect safe and patient-centered care from our experienced flight crews. Supporting the region, LIFESTAR utilizes two American Eurocopter EC-135 helicopters and two Bell 407 helicopters. The aircraft are strategically located, delivering solutions for rapid helicopter transport and definitive and life saving emergency care, to East Tennessee, Southeast Kentucky, Southwest Virginia, and Western North Carolina.
A recent study by the University of Maryland School of Medicine has determined patients meeting criteria for evaluation at a Level I trauma center, like UT Medical Center, was associated with improved survival to hospital discharge.