Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital

77%

Patients that would definitely recommend
7% higher than the national average

Awards

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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™ (2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in back and neck surgery, spinal fusion, hip fracture treatment, hip replacement, and total knee replacement

Safety Ratings

How well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications

An event relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure

1 rating was worse than expected

  • Bloodstream infection following surgery

12 ratings were as expected

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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Data Source

Patient Experience

Patient experience measures tell you how patients felt about the care they received at the hospital. These measures are based on the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

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76%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
7% higher than the national average

77%

Would definitely recommend
7% higher than the national average

Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

Percent of patients who said that doctors always listened to them and explained things well

100%50%0%80%81%

Communication with nurses

Percent of patients who said that nurses always listened to them and explained things well

100%50%0%80%78%

Communication about medicines

Percent of patients who said that staff always explained medicines before giving them to patients

100%50%0%68%63%

Discharge Information

Percent of patients who said they were given information about recovering at home

100%50%0%86%84%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

Percent of patients who said they always received help quickly from hospital staff

100%50%0%67%66%

Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital

National Average

Quietness

Percent of patients who said the area around their rooms was always kept quiet at night

100%50%0%60%60%

Cleanliness

Percent of patients who said their room and bathroom were always kept clean

100%50%0%72%73%

Providers

Dr. Tarek Absi, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery

8 Ratings
Dr. Tarek Absi, MD

Dr. Ahmad Abu-Halimah, MD

Cardiology

27 Ratings
Dr. Ahmad Abu-Halimah, MD

Dr. Brady Allen, MD

Emergency Medicine

2 Ratings
Dr. Brady Allen, MD

Dr. Aaron Allred, DPM

Podiatric Surgery

1 Ratings
Dr. Aaron Allred, DPM

Dr. Rabia Alvi, MD

Family Medicine

Dr. Rabia Alvi, MD

Dr. Akashia Anderson, MD

Family Medicine

12 Ratings
Dr. Akashia Anderson, MD

Dr. Stephen Anderson II, MD

Emergency Medicine

5 Ratings
Dr. Stephen Anderson II, MD

Dr. Susan Andrews, MD

Family Medicine

4 Ratings
Dr. Susan Andrews, MD

Dr. Tyler Armstrong, MD

Emergency Medicine

1 Ratings
Dr. Tyler Armstrong, MD

Dr. Anuj Aryal, MD

Pain Medicine

9 Ratings
Dr. Anuj Aryal, MD

Dr. Kecia Badem, MD

Internal Medicine

Dr. Kecia Badem, MD

Dr. Michael Baker, DPM

Podiatric Surgery

6 Ratings
Dr. Michael Baker, DPM

Dr. Leah Banker, MD

Family Medicine

1 Ratings
Dr. Leah Banker, MD

Dr. Jason Barnett, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology

37 Ratings
Dr. Jason Barnett, MD

Dr. Matthew Barrett, MD

Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery

201 Ratings
Dr. Matthew Barrett, MD

Dr. Leopoldo Basilico, MD

Internal Medicine

Dr. Leopoldo Basilico, MD

Dr. Laura Baskin, MD

General Surgery

18 Ratings
Dr. Laura Baskin, MD

Dr. David Beaird, MD

General Surgery

12 Ratings
Dr. David Beaird, MD

Dr. Kevin Beier, MD

Emergency Medicine

3 Ratings
Dr. Kevin Beier, MD

Dr. Rodney Bensley Jr, MD

General Surgery

Dr. Rodney Bensley Jr, MD

Dr. Zakaria Botros, MD

Internal Medicine

3 Ratings
Dr. Zakaria Botros, MD

Dr. Nabil Boutros, MD

Emergency Medicine

5 Ratings
Dr. Nabil Boutros, MD

Dr. Melita Bradley, MD

Pediatrics

12 Ratings
Dr. Melita Bradley, MD

Dr. Colleen Bratsch, DO

Obstetrics & Gynecology

20 Ratings
Dr. Colleen Bratsch, DO

Dr. Elizabeth Bray, MD

Internal Medicine

7 Ratings
Dr. Elizabeth Bray, MD

Dr. Mary Brown, MD

Emergency Medicine

3 Ratings
Dr. Mary Brown, MD

Dr. Shervondalonn Brown, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery

146 Ratings
Dr. Shervondalonn Brown, MD

Carly Bruce-Ratley, SLP

Speech-Language Pathology

1 Ratings
Carly Bruce-Ratley, SLP

Dr. Eric Bruno, MD

Emergency Medicine

6 Ratings
Dr. Eric Bruno, MD

Dr. Paul Buechel, MD

Neurology

185 Ratings
Dr. Paul Buechel, MD

Dr. Sally Bullock, MD

Internal Medicine

1 Ratings
Dr. Sally Bullock, MD

Dr. Daniel Bustos, MD

Ophthalmology

6 Ratings
Dr. Daniel Bustos, MD

Dr. Jessica Butts, MD

Family Medicine

3 Ratings
Dr. Jessica Butts, MD

Luis Calderon, ACNP-BC

Rheumatology

4 Ratings
Luis Calderon, ACNP-BC

Dr. Dennis Carter, MD

Family Medicine

Dr. Dennis Carter, MD

Dr. James Carter, MD

General Surgery

26 Ratings
Dr. James Carter, MD

Dr. Marcie Castleberry, MD

Pediatrics

19 Ratings
Dr. Marcie Castleberry, MD

Dr. Lingaiah Chandrashekar, MD

Gastroenterology

12 Ratings
Dr. Lingaiah Chandrashekar, MD

Dr. David Chatman, MD

Vascular Surgery

5 Ratings
Dr. David Chatman, MD

Dr. Brad Chesney, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology

34 Ratings
Dr. Brad Chesney, MD

Dr. Nageswara Chunduru, MD

Family Medicine

11 Ratings
Dr. Nageswara Chunduru, MD

Dr. Warren Clayton Jr, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

31 Ratings
Dr. Warren Clayton Jr, MD

Dr. Mark Connolly, DDS

Dentistry

36 Ratings
Dr. Mark Connolly, DDS

Dr. George Converse IV, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat

22 Ratings
Dr. George Converse IV, MD

Dr. Nicholas Cote, DO

Family Medicine

9 Ratings
Dr. Nicholas Cote, DO

Dr. Eric Dame, MD

Diagnostic Radiology

Dr. Eric Dame, MD

Richard Datka, APRN

Nursing (Nurse Practitioner)

1 Ratings
Richard Datka, APRN

Dr. Kelly Davis, MD

Interventional Cardiology

1 Ratings
Dr. Kelly Davis, MD

Shashi Dhar, AUD CCC-A

Audiology

6 Ratings
Shashi Dhar, AUD CCC-A

Dr. Peter Dicorleto, MD

Internal Medicine

5 Ratings
Dr. Peter Dicorleto, MD

Dr. Nicholas Dieringer, MD

Internal Medicine

1 Ratings
Dr. Nicholas Dieringer, MD

Caryn Dixon, APRN

Nutrition

1 Ratings
Caryn Dixon, APRN

Dr. Susana Donaghey, MD

Internal Medicine

1 Ratings
Dr. Susana Donaghey, MD

Dr. Jacqueline Dovgalyuk, MD

Emergency Medicine

1 Ratings
Dr. Jacqueline Dovgalyuk, MD

Dr. Robert Dray, MD

Urology

16 Ratings
Dr. Robert Dray, MD

Dr. Ryan Drumright, MD

Ophthalmology

1 Ratings
Dr. Ryan Drumright, MD

Dr. Christopher Dunlap, MD

Family Medicine

Dr. Christopher Dunlap, MD

Dr. Robert Durgin, MD

General Surgery

7 Ratings
Dr. Robert Durgin, MD

Gillian Eberlei, NPC

Nursing (Nurse Practitioner)

7 Ratings
Gillian Eberlei, NPC

Dr. Deka Efobi, MD

Neurology

9 Ratings
Dr. Deka Efobi, MD

Dr. Daniel Evans, DO

Emergency Medicine

1 Ratings
Dr. Daniel Evans, DO

Dr. Chester Falterman, MD

Cardiology

13 Ratings
Dr. Chester Falterman, MD

Dr. Jennifer Feldhaus, MD

Internal Medicine

9 Ratings
Dr. Jennifer Feldhaus, MD

Rachel Fox, APRN

Nursing (Nurse Practitioner)

1 Ratings
Rachel Fox, APRN

Dr. Russell Galloway, MD

Emergency Medicine

3 Ratings
Dr. Russell Galloway, MD

Dr. Scott Galloway, MD

Internal Medicine

Dr. Scott Galloway, MD

Dr. Sherry Galloway, MD

Emergency Medicine

3 Ratings
Dr. Sherry Galloway, MD

Dr. Richa Garg, MD

Family Medicine

1 Ratings
Dr. Richa Garg, MD

Dr. James Garner Jr, MD

Internal Medicine

15 Ratings
Dr. James Garner Jr, MD

Dr. Roland Garretson, MD

Gastroenterology

Dr. Roland Garretson, MD

Dr. Wilburn George Jr, MD

Cardiology

10 Ratings
Dr. Wilburn George Jr, MD

Dr. James Gerfin, MD

Emergency Medicine

Dr. James Gerfin, MD

Dr. Felisa Gilbert, MD

Internal Medicine

9 Ratings
Dr. Felisa Gilbert, MD

Dr. Dudley Glass, MD

Family Medicine

Dr. Dudley Glass, MD

Dr. Ramesh Gowda, MD

Vascular Surgery

Dr. Ramesh Gowda, MD

Dr. Zachary Grambos, MD

Emergency Medicine

2 Ratings
Dr. Zachary Grambos, MD

Dr. Brenna Green, DO

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

14 Ratings
Dr. Brenna Green, DO

Dr. Eric Green, MD

Diagnostic Radiology

1 Ratings
Dr. Eric Green, MD

Dr. Tina Gresham, MD

Cardiology

13 Ratings
Dr. Tina Gresham, MD

Dr. Fenton Hardison, DDS

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Dr. Fenton Hardison, DDS

Dr. Mark Hardison, DDS

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

4 Ratings
Dr. Mark Hardison, DDS

Dr. Jeremy Harrison, MD

Pediatrics

5 Ratings
Dr. Jeremy Harrison, MD

Dr. Benjamin Hayes, MD

Dermatology

38 Ratings
Dr. Benjamin Hayes, MD

Dr. Scotty Haynes, MD

Diagnostic Radiology

Dr. Scotty Haynes, MD

Dr. Jennifer Haynie, MD

Internal Medicine

Dr. Jennifer Haynie, MD

Dr. R Mark Hazel, MD

Sports Medicine

11 Ratings
Dr. R Mark Hazel, MD

Dr. Andrew Hazley, MD

General Surgery

13 Ratings
Dr. Andrew Hazley, MD

Dr. Thomas Helton, MD

Family Medicine

13 Ratings
Dr. Thomas Helton, MD

Dr. Michael Herlevic, MD

Internal Medicine

12 Ratings
Dr. Michael Herlevic, MD

Dr. Bruce Hines, MD

Emergency Medicine

6 Ratings
Dr. Bruce Hines, MD

Dr. Mallary Hodges, MD

Hospital Medicine

Dr. Mallary Hodges, MD

Dr. Roy Hood, MD

Gastroenterology

23 Ratings
Dr. Roy Hood, MD

Dr. Shawn Horwitz, DO

General Surgery

7 Ratings
Dr. Shawn Horwitz, DO

Dr. Allen Huong, MD

Internal Medicine

2 Ratings
Dr. Allen Huong, MD

Jack Hydrick II, FNP

Family Medicine

4 Ratings
Jack Hydrick II, FNP

Dr. Chris Ingraham, DO

Family Medicine

22 Ratings
Dr. Chris Ingraham, DO

Provider Reviews

Oct 16 2019

Review for Dr. George Lien, MD

Very personable and knowledgeable had a great visit

Oct 10 2019

Review for Dr. James Rungee Jr, MD

Have complete trust in Dr Barrett. He is an excellent surgeon and provides personal care to each patient.

in Christiana, TN - Oct 10 2019

Review for Dr. Matthew Barrett, MD

I never have to wait long, everyone is awesome and informative. And I would definitely recommend Dr Brown

Oct 09 2019

Review for Dr. Shervondalonn Brown, MD

Dr Brown ALWAYS takes time to listen, explain and I would HIGHLY recommend her to anyone

Oct 09 2019

Review for Dr. Shervondalonn Brown, MD

Oct 09 2019

Review for Dr. Shervondalonn Brown, MD

The visit was very efficient. Once I was called back to Dr. Barrett’s office, there was almost wait time. Everyone was courteous. The Doctor was thorough in his evaluation of my condition and how to treat it. All in all, everything was handled very professionally and I was pleased.

Oct 06 2019

Review for Dr. Matthew Barrett, MD

just now I had a colonoscopy 10/03/2019. Dr. Sarvaria and his staff were outstanding. Heidi, the nurse that prepped me for the procedure, was wonderful and very understanding of my anxiety and fears. I can't say thank you enough for your kindness you showed me and my husband.

Oct 04 2019

Review for Dr. Sunil Sarvaria, MD

Oct 04 2019

Review for Dr. Shervondalonn Brown, MD

one of the best personality you could ever encounter. she was great explaining the problem and the remedy.

Oct 04 2019

Review for Dr. Shervondalonn Brown, MD

Dr Warden and his staff are extremely professional and friendly. Had surgery yesterday and swelling is almost gone after 24 hours and zero pain without taking any medications. The staff is cordial and outs you at ease and most of all, saw me st the exact appointed time.

Oct 03 2019

Review for Dr. Paul Warden, DDS

Oct 03 2019

Review for Dr. James Carter, MD

I had Meniscus repair to my knee 2 weeks ago and I have had no pain and no issues with my knee. Rehab is going great and I actually get to finish rehab early. Great surgeon and doctor. Highly recommend.

Oct 03 2019

Review for Dr. Lydia White, MD

Dr. Brown is so thorough and professional and pleasant. You never feel rushed. She is the whole package in health care.

in MURFREESBORO, TN - Oct 02 2019

Review for Dr. Shervondalonn Brown, MD

I have truly enjoyed being a patient of Dr. Jordan and PA Mould. He did my shoulder surgery and I've followed up since.

Oct 02 2019

Review for Dr. Michael Jordan, MD

My son suffered a hand injury at college on a Wednesday. Dr Joyner took time between his surgery cases on Thursday to see him. He then stayed late to operate on him on Thursday. Dr Joyner then worked around his college schedule for follow up visits. Dr Joyner went above and beyond to help my son.

Oct 02 2019

Review for Dr. Kyle Joyner, MD

Oct 02 2019

Review for Dr. Shervondalonn Brown, MD

Dr Thompson is a highly skilled surgeon. He take the time to explain the best treatment plan for your ailment and also if he can't help you. I highly recommend him.

Sep 28 2019

Review for Dr. Robert Thompson, MD

TIMELY,GOOD EXPLANATION OF VISIT,LOVE HER STAFF,QUALITY ALL AROUND!

Sep 26 2019

Review for Dr. Lydia White, MD

Dr Barrett is great to me he did a great job on my right hip.

Sep 26 2019

Review for Dr. Matthew Barrett, MD

Absolutely awesome. She took time to listen rather than trying to get to the next patient. She seemed to genuinely care.

Sep 26 2019

Review for Dr. Lydia White, MD

I love her! She takes the time to explain things so that you understand & does not make you feel rushed she is willing to help in anyway. She has the absolute best bedside manner!

Sep 22 2019

Review for Dr. Shervondalonn Brown, MD

Had a very positive appointment with Dr. Rungee. Very informative and most of all he didn't think I needed surgery which I was very happy for.

Sep 21 2019

Review for Dr. James Rungee Jr, MD

Dr Rungee has been my orthodontist for several years. I’m having pain in my hip area and he is being very thorough to make certain he is treating my problem correctly. He is a fantastic doctor and I would recommend him highly!

Sep 21 2019

Review for Dr. James Rungee Jr, MD

Explained everything that the operation was going entail. Answered all of my questions

Sep 19 2019

Review for Dr. Russell McKissick, MD

Sep 18 2019

Review for Dr. Russell McKissick, MD

Sep 17 2019

Review for Dr. Paul Buechel, MD

Been his patient since 2008. He has replaced both knees (08 & 13). Repaired both rotator cuffs. Can't throw rockets from 3rd or shortstop as I used too. Dr. Mckissick has enabled me to continue to play softball and to do heavy work around my home even at the present age of 76.

Sep 16 2019

Review for Dr. Russell McKissick, MD

Very pleasant and very informative about my condition. As nice as they come.

Sep 14 2019

Review for Dr. Matthew Barrett, MD

Ive had one kip surg an may have to my other that was done 16 years ago an yes Dr Barrett will be doing that one as well he 10 stares in my book. If i have to have a knee well guess what he will be doing that one as well.

Sep 14 2019

Review for Dr. Matthew Barrett, MD

She is the best. She helped get my daughter playing ball again after finding the problem and helping correct it. She is very knowledgeable. I would definitely recommend her.

Sep 14 2019

Review for Dr. Shervondalonn Brown, MD

Very kind and informative. Dr. Barrett answers all questions and leaves you with a sense of assurance. I just like him!

Sep 14 2019

Review for Dr. Matthew Barrett, MD

My sister was a patient of Dr. McKissick for a hip replacement. I was very pleased with his care of her and knew I would have great care also.

Sep 13 2019

Review for Dr. Russell McKissick, MD

Dr. Brown took all the time I needed. She answered all my questions and I didn’t feel rushed

Sep 13 2019

Review for Dr. Shervondalonn Brown, MD

Sep 13 2019

Review for Dr. Jason Barnett, MD

very helpful in making the right decision for me based on my needs and his expert opinion. Made a plan for me to follow in the future.

Sep 13 2019

Review for Dr. Russell McKissick, MD

Sep 12 2019

Review for Dr. John Schneider, MD

Have seen Dr. Brown several times over the last 9 yrs. She is compassionate, a good listener and explains the condition for which you are seeing her.

Sep 11 2019

Review for Dr. Shervondalonn Brown, MD

He has the best bedside manner of any doctor we have ever had. His smile fills the room, and I know he is giving my husband, with dementia, the best care possible. Could never have picked anyone that we trust so much.

Sep 10 2019

Review for Dr. Paul Buechel, MD

Very efficient operation for ENTIRE experience. Doctor had a very good manner. Asked the right questions and provide great analysis of my problems. Have had several experiences with orthopedic doctors and this one has been the best.

Sep 09 2019

Review for Dr. Russell McKissick, MD

I highly recommend Dr Barrett, he did my moms hip surgery and she never had any problems. Now, I will soon be having hip surgery and Dr Barrett will be doing my surgery. I trust him 100%. He is the best

Sep 08 2019

Review for Dr. Matthew Barrett, MD

Dr McKissick was knowledgeable, friendly and interested in resolving in finding the solution for my pain. Will recommend and return to HIS and Dr McKissick for my bone/joint needs.

in Woodbury, TN - Aug 30 2019

Review for Dr. Russell McKissick, MD

He takes time to discuss your issues and is well versed on current treatment plans.

Aug 27 2019

Review for Dr. Gregory Stewart, MD

Aug 26 2019

Review for Dr. Alpa Nick, MD

Doctors I have encountered through the Years with other people as well as myself are all great

Aug 25 2019

Review for Dr. Robert Thompson, MD

I am a new patient. Went alone not knowing what to expect. He and Bridget put me at ease. She even held my hand when needed. They made a scary experience less scary. Very thankful he was my doctor. My news was good, but they made it easier.

Aug 23 2019

Review for Dr. James Carter, MD

Aug 23 2019

Review for Dr. Jason Barnett, MD

Dr. Brown is sincerely interested in knowing any medical concerns her patients have. She is conservative with surgery and is encouraging for her patients to contact her for any concerns.

Aug 23 2019

Review for Dr. Shervondalonn Brown, MD

World Class Service, They Really Go Out Of Their Way To Take Care Of Patients...

Aug 23 2019

Review for Dr. Mark Connolly, DDS

Aug 21 2019

Review for Dr. Shervondalonn Brown, MD

Location

Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital

1700 Medical Center Pkwy, Murfreesboro, TN 37129