Our mission at Saint Thomas Hospital for Specialty Surgery is to provide safe, compassionate, timely and effective care to the patients we serve, in a safe, comfortable and welcoming environment – one in which we would be proud to treat our own families. We strive to implement innovative, cost-effective techniques that will ensure optimal patient outcomes during and after surgery.
At Saint Thomas Hospital for Specialty Surgery, the highly skilled and experienced surgeons are specialists dedicated to patient wellbeing. It is nationally recognized in spinal surgery and named among the top five percent in the U.S. by Healthgrades for 13 consecutive years. For joint replacement expertise, Saint Thomas Hospital for Specialty Surgery is part of the prestigious Ascension Saint Thomas Joint Replacement Institute, the largest joint replacement program in Tennessee. The hospital has been nationally recognized as five-star recipients for both total hip replacement as well as total knee replacement by Healthgrades for two consecutive years (2019-2020). In addition, for 13 years in a row we’ve ranked among the top five percent in the nation for spine surgery by Healthgrades, the only Tennessee hospital with that designation.
The surgeons at Saint Thomas Hospital for Specialty Surgery have performed thousands of routine and intricate spinal and joint procedures, helping patients return to their highest possible state of well-being. Patients come to us from throughout Tennessee and the Southeast United States to receive superior care and excellent outcomes.