Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Badge: nationally ranked Nationally Ranked Hospital

Ranked #1 in Tennessee

Recognized in Middle Tennessee

Ranked #1 in Nashville metro area

Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN is ranked nationally in 11 adult and 9 pediatric specialties. It was also high-performing in 1 adult specialty, as shown below. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is a 909-bed general medical and surgical facility with 49,174 admissions in the most recent year reported. It performed 22,246 annual inpatient and 25,650 outpatient surgeries. Its emergency room had 109,987 visits. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is a teaching hospital.

U.S. News included the following facilities in evaluating Vanderbilt University Medical Center:

Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt in pediatrics.

Adult Specialties

This hospital was among 147 facilities—roughly 3 percent of the 4,806 analyzed for the latest Best Hospitals rankings—to be ranked in even one of the 16 specialties.

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Pediatric Specialties

This hospital was one of 87 facilities that made the rankings in at least one of the 10 specialties analyzed for the 2013-14 Best Children's Hospitals.

Nationally Ranked

Patient Satisfaction

Under a federal program, most U.S. hospitals now sample recently discharged patients and ask them about their stay. In a year's worth of surveys, here's how this hospital's patients responded to a key question, along with averages within the state and nationally.

Good

Whether patients would recommend the hospital to friends and family:

Definitely
81%
State Average
70%
National Average
71%
Probably or definitely not
4%
State Average
5%
National Average
5%

See complete patient satisfaction survey results

Details

For more about this hospital, see hospital details. The information shown is provided by the American Hospital Association, which compiles data on all U.S. hospitals through an annual survey and from other sources. Hospital ownership, number of doctors and nurses, volume of births and ER visits, and available services such as sports medicine are just a few examples of data collected by the AHA. Find out more at www.ahadata.com.

See complete hospital details (provided by AHA)

Affiliated Hospitals or Services

Location & Contact Information

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

1211 22nd Avenue North

Nashville, TN 37232-2102

(615) 322–5000

www.mc.vanderbilt.edu


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