What Our Physicians Say.

No one knows the quality of a hospital better than the physicians who practice there. The physicians who work with us overwhelmingly say that they choose us because of our quality ratings, which point to the positive patient outcomes we achieve. But the real proof is in the successful results they see in their own patients' lives.

"This hospital is the best example of what a surgical experience should be – patient-centric care which promotes outstanding outcomes and overall satisfaction." – Greg Lanford, MD, Saint Thomas Hospital for Specialty Surgery

"If you're considering surgery, look at the hospital's net promoter score. It measures patient satisfaction, outcomes and pain management. Here, the hospital gets a 97 percent rating!*" – Carl R. Hampf, MD, Saint Thomas Hospital for Specialty Surgery

*HCAHPS net promoter score

One of America’s 100 Best Hospitals, and the ONLY one in Tennessee, for Spine Surgery™ for six years in a row (2012-2017)
Spine Surgery Excellence Award™ Recipient 10 years in a row (2008-2017)
Top 5% in the Nation for Spine Surgery 10 Years in a Row (2008-2017)
Only 1 in Tennessee to Receive Spine Surgery Excellence Award™ 10 Years in a Row (2008-2017)
Only 1 in Tennessee Among Top 5% in U.S. for Spine Surgery 10 Years in a Row (2008-2017)
Five-Star Recipient for Back Surgery 10 years in a Row (2008-2017)
Five-Star Recipient for Spinal Fusion Surgery 10 Years in a Row (2008-2017)
#1 in Tennessee for Overall Surgical Care, Carechex Hospital Quality Ratings 2015
PRC National Excellence in Healthcare
Top 10% in U.S. for Outstanding Patient Experience 4 Years in a Row (2013-2016)
Our Awards
Saint Thomas Hospital for Specialty Surgery
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