Quick Facts about Vanderbilt Health

Vanderbilt Health is a growing health system, anchored by Vanderbilt University Medical Center, one of the largest and most prominent academic medical centers in the Southeast, with 7 hospitals and more than 200 clinics across Tennessee and in neighboring states.

Some quick facts

  • 1,709 licensed beds and 7 hospitals
     
    • Vanderbilt University Hospital
    • Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital
    • Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital
    • Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital
    • Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital
    • Vanderbilt Bedford Hospital
    • Vanderbilt Tullahoma-Harton Hospital
       
  • Nearly 3 million patient visits* 
  • 88,000+ surgical cases* 
  • 75,000 hospital discharges*
  • 161,000+ emergency department visits*
  • $4.7 billion net patient services revenue** 
  • Nearly 40,000 employees*
  • Nearly 2,000 Vanderbilt Medical Group employed physicians*
  • More than 1,000 resident physicians each year*
  • $829 million in charity care and other community benefits**

* Fiscal Year 2022
** Fiscal Year 2021

Key Centers of Excellence

  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Cancer
    • Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center is one of 51 National Cancer Institute Designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers
  • Eskind Diabetes Center
  • ENT
  • Heart and Vascular Institute
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Ophthalmology 
  • Pediatrics
    • Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital is ranked No. 1 in the Southeast by US News and World Report
    • 12 designated centers of excellence and 30 subspecialties
    • Level IV (highest designation) neonatal intensive care unit 
  • Transplant
    • No. 1 in the world for heart transplants
    • No. 5 in the country for all transplants
    • No. 1 donor hospital in the county
  • Trauma
    • Only Level 1 (highest designation) trauma center for adults and children in Middle Tennessee
    • Vanderbilt Lifeflight air and ground transport does more than 3,000 flights each year (8 helicopters, 1 airplane and 14 ground ambulances) 
  • Undiagnosed Diseases Center
  • Urology

Vanderbilt Health Affiliated Network

  • 6,400+ providers
  • 70+ hospitals
  • 13 health systems
  • 100s of physician practices and clinics

Learn more about the Network.

Awards and Distinctions

  • U.S. News and World Report, "Best Hospitals" Honor Roll
  • U.S. News and 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 and Vanderbilt Tullahoma-Harton Hospital
  • Healthcare Equality Index, leading in LGBTQ+ health care equality
  • MAGNET designation

Last updated Oct. 6, 2022