University of Tennessee Medical Center | 100 Great Hospitals in America 2017
University of Tennessee Medical Center (Knoxville). The 609-bed University of Tennessee Medical Center plays a crucial role in Knoxville and the surrounding region. It includes a Level I trauma center and is home to the region's only dedicated heart hospital, only adult and pediatric cancer center and only Level III neonatal intensive care unit. It also boasts a comprehensive stroke center, accredited by both The Joint Commission and the American Heart Association. The Magnet-recognized hospital also earned an A grade last fall from Leapfrog for safety and ranks No. 2 in the state, according to the 2016-17 U.S. News & World Report rankings.
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