​Offering renewed hope to those with conditions related to the brain and nervous system

        Nothing Shall Be Impossible
 Anita Pirtle
Anita Pirtle, double aneurysm survivor
In the medical world, when a person suffers two hemorrhagic aneurysms, their chances of living diminish to less than 10%.  Anita Pirtle of Murfreesboro, TN is living proof you can beat the odds.   Find out how she did it at
 Monisa Angell
Monisa Angell, UNITY brain tumor patient and violist
In the summer of 2014, concert violist Monisa was diagnosed with a large benign brain tumor. After going to to see Drs. Steven Abram and Paul Rosenblatt of the multidisciplinary UNITY team at Saint Thomas West in Nashville, Saint Thomas gave Monisa her life and career back. Read more of Monisa's story:

 Sarah Curlee
Sarah Curlee, stroke survivor27-yr-old Sarah Curlee was having a normal day at work, but the stroke she suffered that morning was anything but normal. An undiscovered hole in her heart was the culprit, but she didn't let it beat her. Read more of Sarah's story:

  Carolyn Rose
Carolyn Rose, stroke survivorImagine waking up one morning and the entire right side of your body was paralyzed. That happened to Carolyn Rose, but her spirit is soaring and her journey back to health is inspiring. Read more of Carolyn's story at:
Nothing Shall Be Impossible
At Saint Thomas Health, our team of nationally recognized neurologists and neurosurgeons deliver compassionate, individualized care to patients and families affected by neurological conditions, such as stroke, brain tumors, Parkinson's disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Alzheimer's, sleep disorders, headaches, epilepsy and more. We deliver renewed hope and improved quality of life for our patients by utilizing the most advanced technologies for diagnosis and treatment and providing access to comprehensive rehabilitation programs and clinical research.

Dedicated to providing integrated, individualized care, our team works to facilitate communication among caregivers and streamline access to specialists, therapists and resources in our hospitals and throughout the community. More importantly, we view patients and families as integral members of the health care team. We encourage their active involvement in both care delivery and long-term planning for improved outcomes.

Saint Thomas Health Neurosciences specializes in the treatment of:


At Saint Thomas West Hospital, our Unity System offers the first fully-integrated neurosurgical center of its kind in the United States for treating brain tumors. Unity includes the newest imaging and treatment technologies to seamlessly create a virtual operating room where physicians can join together and work in real-time as a unified team to determine the best treatment plan for the patient, even the most complicated brain cancer and tumor cases.


The Joint Commission has recognized Saint Thomas West, Saint Thomas Midtown and Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospitals for their treatment of stroke by awarding each of them Primary Stroke Center Certification.

SAINT THOMAS WEST Accomplishments

  • 5 Star Rated for the Treatment of Stroke
  • #2 in Tennessee for the Treatment of Stroke
  • Top 10% in Nation for Treatment of Stroke
  • Joint Commission Certified Primary Stroke Center
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Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital Offers:
  • 24/7 Neurohospitalist Coverage
  • 24/7 Interventional Neuroendovascular Coverag
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Our Locations

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(615) 222-STNI (7864)

Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital
2000 Church Street
Nashville, TN 37236
Phone: (615) 284-5555
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Saint Thomas West Hospital
4220 Harding Road
Nashville, TN 37205
Phone: (615) 222-2111
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Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital
1700 Medical Center Parkway
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Phone: (615) 396-4100
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