Quick Facts about Vanderbilt Health

Vanderbilt Health is a growing health system, anchored by Vanderbilt University Medical Center. We are one of the largest and most prominent academic medical centers in the Southeast, with seven hospitals and more than 180 clinics across Tennessee and in neighboring states.

The facts

1,741 licensed beds across seven hospitals

  • Vanderbilt University Hospital
  • Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
  • Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital
  • Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital
  • Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital
  • Vanderbilt Bedford Hospital
  • Vanderbilt Tullahoma-Harton Hospital

3.2 million patient visits* 

Over 79,000 surgical cases*

78,000 hospital discharges*

204,000 emergency department visits*

$5.9 billion net patient services revenue** 

40,000 employees*

Nearly 2,400 Vanderbilt Medical Group employed physicians*

More than 1,200 resident physicians each year*

$919 million in charity care and other community benefits**

* Fiscal Year 2023
** Fiscal Year 2022

Key Centers of Excellence

Autonomic Disorders

Cancer – Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center is one of 56 National Cancer Institute Designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers

Eskind Diabetes Center


Heart and Vascular Institute

Inflammatory Bowel Disease



Monroe Carell is ranked No. 1 in the Southeast by US News & World Report.

  • 12 designated centers of excellence and 30 subspecialties
  • Level IV (highest designation) neonatal intensive care unit 


  • One of the top heart transplant programs in the world
  • No. 5 in the country for all transplants
  • No. 1 donor hospital in the country


Only Level 1 (highest designation) trauma center for adults and children in Middle Tennessee

Vanderbilt Lifeflight air transport does more than 5,000 flights each year. The integrated patient transport program includes 9 helicopters, 1 airplane, 28 ALS ground ambulances and 4 large critical care ambulances.

Undiagnosed Diseases Center


Vanderbilt Health Affiliated Network

  • Over 7,000 providers
  • Over 70 hospitals
  • 13 health systems
  • Nearly 400 physician practices and clinics

Learn more about VHAN.

Awards and Distinctions

  • U.S. News & World Report, "Best Hospitals" Honor Roll
  • U.S. News & World Report, "Best Children's Hospitals" No. 1 in the Southeast
  • Forbes Best-in-State Employers (2021)
  • Becker's Healthcare "100 Great Hospitals in America"
  • Leapfrog, Letter Grade A (top designation), Vanderbilt University Hospital, Vanderbilt Tullahoma-Harton Hospital and Vanderbilt Bedford Hospital
  • Healthcare Equality Index, leading in LGBTQ+ health care equality
  • Four consecutive Magnet Nursing designations

Last updated Nov. 2, 2023