The primary site for the General Surgery program is Saint Thomas West Hospital (STWH), a 541 bed not-for-profit community hospital in Nashville, Tennessee. For 113 years, Saint Thomas West Hospital has been devoted to physical, emotional and spiritual healing. Today, Saint Thomas West Hospital provides adult specialty healthcare to the more than two million residents of Middle Tennessee, Southwestern Kentucky and Northern Alabama. STWH offers a wide variety of surgical services, and will provide experiences in a full spectrum of general, vascular, breast, plastic, endocrine and transplant surgery, surgical ICU, and endoscopy.
Saint Thomas West Hospital is part of Saint Thomas Health's regional health system. Saint Thomas Health consists of five hospitals - Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital, Saint Thomas West Hospital and The Hospital for Specialty Surgery in Nashville, Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital in Murfreesboro and Saint Thomas Hickman Hospital in Centerville. Additionally, Saint Thomas Health has a comprehensive network of affiliated joint ventures in diagnostics, cardiac services and ambulatory surgery, as well as medical practices, clinics and rehabilitation facilities. Saint Thomas Health is a member of Ascension Health, a Catholic organization that is the largest not-for-profit health system in the United States.
Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital is the largest not-for-profit community hospital in Middle Tennessee, licensed for 683 acute and rehab care beds. Our main campus covers nearly 2 million square feet and spans more than six city blocks, or 38 acres. Saint Thomas Midtown is a sister hospital to Saint Thomas West, both within the Saint Thomas Health system. General Surgery Program Residents will gain a wide array of general and endocrine surgery experience at this site.