KGH and LMU Hospitals — Establishment Dates’ Discrepancy

Polk’s Medical Register and Directory of the United States and Canada was published in 1917.  On page 1416, there is a listing of hospitals and homes in Knoxville. Knoxville General Hospital. 991 Cleveland pl. Est’d 1899. Capacity 125. Public. Med … Continue reading

Knoxville’s Hospitals — a 1917 Overview

The hospitals of this city are very interesting in their every detail. There are about thirty-five hospitals and sanitariums in Knoxville. The Knoxville General is constructed of beautiful red brick, with all the walls covered with green trailing vines. The … Continue reading

Knoxville Hospitals 80-Year Retrospective in 1961

Hospital Was Luxury in ’80’s – First Had few Beds by Henry Evans Only a year or so before the first copies of the Knoxville News Sentinel were inked and sold, Knoxvillians had discovered a new luxury – the hospital. … Continue reading

Some Knoxville Hospitals Are just a Memory

Robert J. Booker, Opinion Columnist, Knoxville News SentinelPublished March 13, 2019 A few weeks ago I invited Johnny Ford, former mayor of Tuskegee, Alabama, and Judith Tolbert of Fairbanks, Alaska, both members of the Knoxville College Board of Trustees, to … Continue reading