Brentwood, TN Health Overview

Hospitals nearby include Vanderbilt Medical Center, Williamson Medical, Baptist Hospital, Centennial Medical Center, and more.

Kevin Litwin
On Thursday, April 28, 2011 - 14:28

Take a deep breath and relax. Brentwood and Cool Springs residents have convenient access to Williamson Medical Center, Vanderbilt health facilities and top clinics throughout the area.

Williamson Medical Center

The 185-bed hospital located nearby in Franklin, has nearly 1,400 employees and its physicians represent more than 53 specialties and sub-specialties. All specialists have many years of additional education after completing medical school. Services at Williamson Medical include a breast health center, cancer care, cardiac services, heartburn treatment, a joint and spine center, and a sleep center.

WMC-Vanderbilt Affiliation

In September 2011, Williamson Medical Center and Vanderbilt University Medical Center announced an  agreement to work together and broaden the scope of health-care services within Williamson County. Each party can continue to pursue individual initiatives, but overlapping and competing projects have been eliminated. They are collaborating on services that include cancer care, primary care, diagnostic imaging services, outpatient ambulatory surgery, outpatient physician practices and medical office building development.

Vanderbilt already has a significant presence within Williamson County, currently operating more than 20 specialty outpatient clinics at 17 locations. Vanderbilt has also purchased 22 acres of land at the corner of McEwen Drive and Carothers Parkway, with future plans to construct a central campus.

Specialty Clinics

Williamson County is home to a number of specialty clinics, including Elite Physical Therapy in Franklin, NeighborMD Urgent Care in Brentwood, Oasis In-Home Care in Brentwood, and Vanderbilt Bone & Joint Clinic in Franklin.

Hospitals in Nearby Nashville

Centennial Medical Center, Saint Thomas Hospital and Vanderbilt University Medical Center all have campuses in Nashville, within 30 minutes of Brentwood. Centennial has 615 licensed beds and more than 1,200 physicians, and Saint Thomas has 541 acute-care beds and 1,800 employees. Vanderbilt has 600 beds and is home to the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital.

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Kevin Litwin is the author of Crazy Lucky Dead and a freelance feature writer with a career spanning more than 20 years.