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Welcome to Internal Medicine West

COVID-19 UPDATE: Please notify us in advance of your appointment if you’re sick or have been exposed to anyone with Coronavirus so we can prepare for your arrival.

Internal Medicine West is committed to delivering comprehensive, high quality health care and disease prevention. We listen to you, value your needs and act as your advocate for better health. We understand you have a choice about your primary care provider, and we consider it a privilege to serve your medical needs.

Our practice is a proud member of Covenant Health, East Tennessee’s premier healthcare delivery system whose mission is to improve the health of the communities we serve. We pledge to put our patients first every day, and strive for excellence in everything we do. We welcome you to learn more about our practice and to trust your care to us.

This facility complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Click here to learn more.

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Internal Medicine West provides excellent medical care for adults 18 years and older, with urgent, same-day appointments available when you need it most.

  • Diagnosis and treatment of chronic health conditions
  • Treatment of acute illnesses and injuries
  • Annual, sports, and employment physicals
  • Patient education and counseling on wellness and disease prevention
  • Outpatient Services at Parkwest Medical Center

Click here for a complete listing of our primary care services.

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Thank you for choosing Internal Medicine West for your healthcare needs. We’re here to provide excellent medical care for your family.

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Covenant Health has updated visitation guidelines for our member hospitals, effective March 30. We continue to screen visitors for COVID-19 symptoms upon arrival and masks must be worn in all Covenant Health facilities. For details visit CovenantHealth.com/current-visitation-policy. Thank you for helping us keep our patients, visitors and employees safe! ... See MoreSee Less
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Knoxville-area hospitals – Blount Memorial Hospital, Covenant Health, East Tennessee Children's Hospital, Tennova Healthcare and UT Medical Center – are honored to share words of thanks from our patients to the doctors, nurses and health care workers who are the heart of our health systems. Special thanks to our doctors on Doctors’ Day, March 30!#ThankYouDoctors #DoctorsDay2021 #ThankYouHealthcareHeroes ... See MoreSee Less
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Happy Doctors' Day! Our physicians play a vital role in healing and caring for our patients. So, today and every day, we want to thank you for everything you do to put our patients first! ... See MoreSee Less
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Covenant Health of East Tennessee
President and CEO Jim VanderSteeg shares a special message of gratitiude to Covenant Health's employees for leading the effort to protect our communities against COVID-19. ... See MoreSee Less
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We're proud to be here for you when you need it most!When Janet and her husband Jack visited the mountains, they never expected to end up at LeConte Medical Center. However, after a fall while shopping, Janet found herself having surgery to repair her broken femur. While the fall and surgery have prevented her from returning home to Dyersburg, TN, she was extremely thankful for all the nurses and doctors who provided her with “excellent care.” Janet noted that it wasn’t just one doctor or one nurse, but instead, it was the entire LeConte Medical Center staff that was in her words, “friendly and helpful” with anything she needed.We also want to take a moment to thank Janet and her husband, Jack, for being such a blessing to us. ... See MoreSee Less
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Internal Medicine West News

  • Dr. Boruff Named 2020 Top Doc

    On behalf of the entire medical team at Internal Medicine West, we are proud to congratulate Dr. Jeffrey Boruff for his 2020 recognition as an Internal Medicine Physician in Cityview Magazine’s Top Doc issue.  Winners are chosen by the local medical community via secret ballot. To learn more about this year’s Top Doc winners, read this Cityview Magazine 

  • Telephone, Telehealth, and Patient Portal Messaging Available During COVID-19

    To ensure the health and safety of our patients and staff from the risk of coronavirus (COVID-19), whenever possible, we’re recommending telephone, telehealth (Doxy.me) and direct messaging with your providers via MyCovenantHealth. This service is for established AND new patients. Here are some frequently asked questions and answers about these types of visits: How are 

  • Welcome Connie Hamilton, FNP-BC

    We are proud to welcome certified family nurse practitioner Connie Hamilton to our primary care team at Internal Medicine West. 

  • Welcome Tricia Underwood, FNP-BC

    We are proud to welcome certified family nurse practitioner Tricia Underwood to our primary care team at Internal Medicine West. 

  • Dealing with Diabetes

    Andrew Goins, DO of Internal Medicine West discusses diabetes and the importance of closely monitoring it with the help of a primary care provider. 

Read more stories on the Internal Medicine West blog .