Part of the Emergency & Trauma Center

Emergency Department

Main Campus


1924 Alcoa Hwy

Knoxville, TN 37920



Our Services

We want your experience to be excellent, and we strive to get every patient taken care of as quickly as possible.  Sometimes people with less severe emergencies may need to wait. Rest assured we are doing everything possible to get you to a patient care area and evaluated by a physician as quickly as possible.

Our team of providers include dedicated emergency medicine physicians, advanced level practitioners, dedicated nurses, paramedics, technicians, and health unit coordinators.  Specialty consultants and ancillary services such as laboratory and radiology are available around the clock to provide comprehensive care for all patients.

The Emergency Department is Equipped and ready for any crisis. Our services include:

  • Level I Trauma Center, ACS verified
  • Specially trained trauma team
  • Surgical capabilities around the clock
  • Dedicated and Trained Staff
  • Emergency Medicine Physicians
  • Advanced Level Practitioners  
  • Dedicated nursing, paramedics and ancillary staff 
  • Ancillary Services 24 hours  
  • Laboratory, Radiology, Respiratory Therapy
  • Comprehensive range of Specialty Consultants  

Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC)
Advance Trauma Care for Nurses (ATCN)
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
Fundamentals of Critical Care Support (FCCS)

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1924 Alcoa Hwy
Knoxville, TN 37920


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About Us

The University of Tennessee Medical Center is the area’s only Level I Trauma Center, the highest level attainable.  Our Emergency Department serves as a tertiary referral center for Knox County and 21 surrounding counties, treating more than 6,500 patients per month.  As a Joint Commission Certified Comprehensive Stroke Center and Comprehensive Cardiac Center, specialized processes and teams are in place for initiating care for strokes and cardiac emergencies as well as other time-limited, life threatening emergencies.

Accreditation & Recoginition

Our state-of-the-art Emergency Department is the region’s only ACS Verified Level I Trauma Center. It serves as a tertiary referral center with dedicated emergency medicine professionals.