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Welcome to Internal Medicine West

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.

Patient Resources

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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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 .