TriStar Summit Medical Center
Summit Medical Center is a medical and surgical facility known for emergency care, cardiac services, oncology services, orthopedic surgeries, diabetes management and obstetric services. Equally important is the emphasis that Summit places on Outpatient Services. The facility is constructed to truly respond to the way healthcare is delivered today—primarily to outpatients. Great care has been taken to ensure convenience and quality service to all patients.
The Emergency Department at Summit is ready and equipped to handle any emergency and all physicians are board certified in Emergency Medicine. In 2011, more than 44,000 patients were treated in Summit’s Emergency Department.
One of the busiest suburban maternity centers in Middle Tennessee with nearly 1,600 deliveries in 2011. The Special Care Nursery offers round-the-clock neonatology coverage that enables us to care for babies with special needs. Summit also offers 4D Ultrasound, the latest in ultrasound technology.
Diabetes Center with national recognition for participation in clinical trials of the MiniMed implantable insulin pump study and for a study regarding hepatic activation's role in halting diabetic kidney disease.
Cancer Services are a part of The Sarah Cannon Cancer Center network of the TriStar Health System. This network is the area's most comprehensive cancer program, offering the latest in research-based treatment with multiple locations in Middle Tennessee and Southern Kentucky. Cancer services at Summit currently include surgery, radiation oncology and medical oncology. Summit's Radiation Therapy Services department has invested $5.1 million in IMRT, which enables precise targeting of cancerous tumors with radiation.
Named one of the nation's top performing hospitals according to the 100 Top Hospitals Benchmark for Success study conducted by HCIA, Inc., and William M. Mercer, Inc.
Summit has an Ambulatory Surgery Center as well as an Outpatient Rehabilitation Center, which contains three floors of medical office space. Summit’s Medical Imaging services include Radiology, CT, MRI, Ultrasound, Nuclear Medicine, a Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory and Digital Mammography.
Summit Medical Center is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.