What Our Patients Say.

We take great care of our patients. Advanced, minimally invasive techniques, comfortable surroundings and attentive, empathetic care create a very satisfying patient experience. In fact, 97 percent of our patients would choose us again.* What's more, that number is 25 percent higher than the national average.

What's it like to be a patient at Saint Thomas Hospital for Specialty Surgery? Let's ask our patients about their experiences. At Saint Thomas Health, Nothing shall be impossible

"I was worried about having spinal surgery, but the staff was so amazing, so responsive.  Best decision I've ever made.  High fives all around for all of your staff." – Tracy P., Nashville, TN

"Couldn't have been a better experience." – Charles T., Morgantown, KY  

"I was very impressed with staff. From the nurses to anesthesiologist, everyone was great.  As crazy as it sounds, it felt more like a vacation instead of a hospital stay." – Susan M., Mt. Juliet, TN

"This was the cleanest, nicest, most wonderful experience - far beyond care received at other places. The staff was so nice to my family, making sure we were comfortable." – Ann S., Gallatin, TN (wife of patient)

“My wife had surgery at your facility. I would like to offer my appreciation and praise for your facility and staff. The accommodations were superb. But, even more outstanding was the staff. Thank you.”  Ricke W., RN, BSN Major SUA Retired, Clarksville, TN

*HCAHPS net promoter score.

Award logo for America's 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery
One of Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery™ for 7 years in a row (2012-2018)
Award logo for Healthgrades Spine Surgery Excellence
Recipient of the Healthgrades Spine Surgery Excellence Award™ for 11 years in a row (2008-2018)
Award logo for Spine Surgery Excellence
Only 1 in Tennessee to Receive Spine Surgery Excellence Award™ 11 Years in a Row (2008-2018)
Award logo for top 5% in U.S. for Spine Surgery
Only 1 in Tennessee Among Top 5% in U.S. for Spine Surgery 11 Years in a Row (2008-2018)
Award logo for Five-Star Recipient for Back Surgery
Five-Star Recipient for Back Surgery 11 years in a Row (2008-2018)
Award logo for Five-Star Recipient for Spinal Fusion Surgery
Five-Star Recipient for Spinal Fusion Surgery 11 Years in a Row (2008-2018)
Award logo for #1 in Tennessee for Overall Surgical Care
#1 in Tennessee for Overall Surgical Care, Carechex Hospital Quality Ratings 2015
Award logo for PRC National Excellence in Healthcare
PRC National Excellence in Healthcare
Award logo for Top 15% in U.S. for Outstanding Patient Experience
Top 15% in U.S. for Outstanding Patient Experience
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Saint Thomas Hospital for Specialty Surgery
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