Catherine O. Hayden, FNP, NP

Catherine O. Hayden, FNP, NP

Nurse Practitioner, Family Medicine
Medical Group
Ascension Medical Group
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Catherine Hayden, FNP, is a nurse practitioner specializing in family medicine with Ascension Saint Thomas in Nashville, TN. She provides primary care for minor illness and injuries, preventive health screenings, routine check-ups and vaccinations. Catherine listens to understand you and your health concerns, taking the time to get to know you and your family's health history and create a personalized care plan that's right for you. As a NP, Catherine can diagnose illness and injury, prescribe medication and provide non-surgical care. Ask about virtual visits as part of your ongoing care.

Whether you have new symptoms or just want to talk to a doctor about your health and wellness, Catherine is here for you. She can help you and your family stay healthy by providing preventive care, finding health concerns early and managing chronic conditions across the human lifespan. To maintain her own healthy lifestyle, she likes to cook, ride her bicycle and garden. Catherine and her family also enjoy sailing on Percy Priest Lake.



  • Vanderbilt University School of Nursing


  • Southwestern at Memphis / Rhodes College


Hospital Affiliations

  • Ascension Saint Thomas Managed Care Organization


  • American Nurses Credentialing Center
Professional Statement
I am interested in helping my patients maintain or improve their health. I work with my patients to formulate a plan of care that includes evidence-based medicine and a healthy lifestyle. The mind, the body and spirit are all connected so I support my patients' mental and spiritual health too. I am very fortunate to work for an organization that values this.
- Catherine O. Hayden, FNP, NP


Why Ascension
Ascension doctors are committed to getting to know you. They take time for real back-and-forth conversations with you so they can understand all aspects of you and your life. Because great care starts with seeing your whole picture.
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