Humorous Tale from Annals of KGH

A snippet from the newspaper column, “Strolling,” by Bert Vincent, local-color writer: Which reminds me of an operation at General Hospital that Dr. C. W. Rain tells about.  The patient, from Newport, was named Hale.  An interne named Sleet gave … Continue reading

Last KGH Emergency Patient Was First UT ER Patient

These photos, probably from the Knoxville Journal, were published in August, 1956.  They show James Daughtery on his arrival at the then-closed KGH Emergency Room and afterward at the new UT Hospital Emergency Room.Dr. James Lett provided this clipping. … Continue reading

Memories of William Howell, M. D.

Monument Honors “Beloved” Dr. Boyd by Charles V. Patton – Knoxville Journal, January 29, 1956, Page 3-D There stands at the corner of Gay Street and West Main Avenue entrance to Knoxville County Court House, a marble monument imposing in … Continue reading

Howard-Henderson Hospital Bought by Three Surgeons

Howard-Henderson Hospital Bought by Three Surgeons Knoxville Journal, November 28, 1945, Page 1 Three young Knoxville surgeons — all of whom served with the U. S. Army Medical Corps — yesterday signed a contract for the purchase of Howard-Henderson Hospital … Continue reading