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 Five-Star Recipient for Total Knee Replacement
Five-Star Recipient for Total Knee Replacement 2019
Award logo for Five-Star Recipient for Total Hip Replacement
Five-Star Recipient for Total Hip Replacement 2019
Award logo for Top 15% in U.S. for Outstanding Patient Experience
Top 15% in U.S. for Outstanding Patient Experience
Award logo for One of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery
One of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery™ for 8 years in a row (2012-2019)
Award logo for Healthgrades Spine Surgery Excellence
Spine Surgery Excellence Award™ 12 years in a row (2008-2019)
Award logo for Only 1 in Tennessee among top 5% in U.S. for Spine Surgery
Only 1 in Tennessee among top 5% in U.S. for Spine Surgery 12 years in a row (2008-2019)
Award logo for Five-Star Recipient for Back Surgery
Five-Star Recipient for Back Surgery for 12 years in a row (2008-2019)
Award logo for Five-Star Recipient for Spinal Fusion Surgery
Five-Star Recipient for Spinal Fusion Surgery 12 Years in a Row (2008-2019)
Award logo for #1 in Tennessee for Orthopedic Surgery
#1 in Tennessee for Orthopedic Surgery 2018
Award logo for #5 in Nation for Spinal Surgery 2018
#5 in Nation for Spinal Surgery 2018
Award logo for PRC National Excellence in Healthcare
PRC National Excellence in Healthcare
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