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Total joint replacement surgeries in Middle Tennessee have increased by 23 percent during the last five years, and projections indicate that they will continue to increase another 18 percent over during the five years. To meet this need, our $25 million investment on the Saint Thomas Midtown campus will create Saint Thomas Joint Replacement Institute, the premier joint replacement program in Middle Tennessee.


Construction Update: May, 2015

From the pictures you can see that a good portion of the framework is currently in place with dry wall set to be installed very soon, especially in the OR suite area.  We’ll be sending out bi-monthly updates to the progress as we move forward.

The final picture is of the completed POMC (Pre-Operative Medicine Clinic) in the 1st floor of the North Tower (HSS building), note that most of the design work and finishes will mirror that of the POMC.


​PACU / Pre-Op/Rec
  • Completed spray insulation at exterior walls
  • Electrical rough-in in progress
  • Framing in progress
​Central Sterile
  • Running domestic water line from basement to penthouse
  • Spray insulation work complete
  • MEP over-head rough-in


OR Suite
  • Hanging drywall throughout
  • Framing for drywall ceiling



POMC (Pre-Operative Medicine Clinic)
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"Wall-Breaking" Event at Saint Thomas Midtown: August, 2014

On Friday, August 30th, 2014, the first visible steps were taken to prepare for the creation of the Saint Thomas Joint Replacement Institute's permanent home. A "wall-breaking" was held in place of a groundbreaking, as a portion of an 8th floor wall was demolished to kick off the 94,000 square foot renovation project.

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Announcement of Saint Thomas Joint Replacement Institute Project

Bernie Sherry, CEO of Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital, announces $25 million expansion and renovation of the Saint Thomas Joint Replacement Institute on the Midtown Campus in Nashville, TN.



Renovating 94,000 square feet that will result in 8 dedicated operating rooms which will be larger and better equipped for the requirements of advanced total joint replacement procedures.

The Saint Thomas Joint Replacement Institute will enhance the patient and physician experience by creating a “single floor experience” to enhance staff collaboration and care coordination throughout patient’s entire stay.

Construction on the Midtown project is expected to begin late this summer and take approximately a year and a half to complete.

Saint Thomas Health's orthopedic program is ranked number one in Tennessee and among the top five for orthopedics nationally.


Artistic Renderings of Saint Thomas Joint Replacement Institute


Entry View

Reception Area

Waiting Room View

Prep Receiving View
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