Ascension Saint Thomas Hospital West (ASTHW)
The primary site for the General Surgery program is Ascension Saint Thomas Hospital West (ASTHW), a 541 bed not-for-profit community hospital in Nashville, Tennessee. Since 1898, Ascension Saint Thomas Hospital West has been devoted to physical, emotional and spiritual healing. Today, ASTHW provides adult specialty healthcare to the more than two million residents of Middle Tennessee, Southwestern Kentucky, and Northern Alabama. ASTHW 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.
Ascension Saint Thomas Hospital West is part of the Ascension Saint Thomas regional health system, consisting of nine hospitals. Additionally, Ascension Saint Thomas has a comprehensive network of affiliated joint ventures in diagnostics, cardiac services, and ambulatory surgery, as well as medical practices, clinics, and rehabilitation facilities. Ascension Health is a Catholic organization that is the largest not-for-profit health system in the United States.