Ascension Saint Thomas Hospital West
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Ascension Saint Thomas Hospital West

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Ascension Saint Thomas Hospital West in Nashville, TN, delivers 24/7 emergency care, specialty care, imaging, and more.

24/7 Emergency care

When you choose Ascension Saint Thomas Hospital West, you get doctors who listen, convenience and care that's connected. When you need care right away, emergency care is close to home in Nashville, Tennessee. ER teams at Ascension Saint Thomas Hospital West are here 24/7 for life-threatening and severe illness and injury. Our care teams listen to quickly understand your health needs and deliver care that's right for you. 

If you or a loved one is experiencing symptoms such as chest paint, we’re prepared to deliver advanced care. Ascension Saint Thomas Hospital West is awarded the Joint Commission Chest Pain Certification for recognizing cardiac symptoms and delivering advanced heart care. 

When you or someone you love has symptoms of a stroke – sudden loss of balance, lost or unclear vision, face drooping or uneven smile, arm weakness or difficulty speaking – every second counts. Our ER has been designated a Comprehensive Stroke Center by the Joint Commission, which means we deliver 24/7 advanced stroke care. And if you need more care, we connect you with specialists for follow-up care and rehabilitation.

If you are experiencing a life-threatening medical emergency, go to the nearest ER or call 911.

Connected to a network of specialty care

When you choose Ascension Saint Thomas Hospital West for your specialty care, you have access to a wide range of specialty care, imaging, pharmacy and more. Specialists at Ascension Saint Thomas Hospital start by listening to you, to better understand you and your health. Then, we work with you to create a personalized plan that meets your needs. If you need more care, have confidence knowing you are connected to a network of specialists. We work together as one multi-specialty care team dedicated to your care. You have access to specialists in: 

Advanced surgical care and rehabilitation

If surgery has been recommended as part of your care plan, surgeons at Ascension Saint Thomas Hospital West have the experience and expertise you need. Whenever possible, we use minimally-invasive techniques. And, we connect you with specialists for follow-up care and rehabilitation, if needed.

Awards and recognitions for high quality care

Your health and wellness are our priority. That’s why doctors and care teams at Ascension Saint Thomas Hospital West are dedicated to delivering advanced care that’s compassionate and personalized. We have earned certifications and designations for high quality care in heart and vascular care, cancer care and orthopedics:

Heart and vascular

  • Ascension Saint Thomas Heart West is awarded the Advanced Ventricular Device (VAD) Certification by the Joint Commission.
  • Ascension Saint Thomas Hospital West is awarded the Joint Commission Chest Pain Certification.

Cancer

  • The only Commission on Cancer Accredited Integrated Network Cancer Program with Commendation in Tennessee, uniting the cancer programs of Ascension Saint Thomas Hospital Midtown, Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford, and Ascension Saint Thomas Hospital West.
  • Our facilities have the most-extensive National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers Breast Cancer Program in Tennessee with more than 1000 breast cancers diagnosed and/or treated in 2016. 
  • Certified Quality Breast Center of Excellence, the highest level of recognition in the National Quality Measures for Breast Centers Program of the National Consortium of Breast Centers, Inc.
  • Designated as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by American College of Radiology.
  • Designated as an ADDARIO Lung Cancer Foundation Centers of Excellence.
  • Orthopedics
  • Ascension Saint Thomas is awarded the Total Hip and Knee Replacement Certification by the Joint Commission.

Stroke care

  • Ascension Saint Thomas Hospital West is awarded the Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification by the Joint Commission.

The Joint Commission Certified Stroke Center Seal Of Approval