Saint Thomas Medical Partners is hosting a community event to welcome Murfreesboro Surgical Specialists to the Saint Thomas Medical Partners team.


The partnership between Saint Thomas Medical Partners and Murfreesboro Surgical Specialists will provide greater access to care for those we serve and will complement the existing services provided through Saint Thomas Medical Partners.

The surgeons of Murfreesboro Surgical Specialists have more than 30 years of experience serving the Rutherford County community and beyond. Murfreesboro Surgical Specialists offers a full range of surgical care, including comprehensive diagnostic and general surgical treatment, as well as bariatric, advanced laparoscopic and minimally invasive breast conserving procedures, colorectal surgical care, and thoracic surgery.


Leadership from Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital and Saint Thomas Medical Partners, along with surgeons from Murfreesboro Surgical Specialists and representatives from the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce, will be in attendance and presenting information. Speakers will include:

Yvette Doran, President and CEO, Saint Thomas Medical Partners
Gordon Ferguson, CEO of Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital, president of Saint Thomas Health Regional Hospitals
Dr. Wayne Westmoreland, M.D., General and Bariatric Surgery, Murfreesboro Surgical Specialists
Representatives from the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce


Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 4:30 p.m.


Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital

McDonald Conference Room

1700 Medical Center Pkwy

Murfreesboro, TN 37129



Saint Thomas Medical Partners, a part of Ascension Medical Group, is a physician-led medical group providing primary care, specialty services, medical imaging, outpatient services, and community-based medical practices throughout Middle Tennessee and Southern Kentucky. One of the region’s largest medical groups with more than 100 locations, 39 specialties and nearly 600 physicians and clinicians, Saint Thomas Medical Partners is part of Saint Thomas Health, one of the leading, integrated health care systems in Tennessee.


In Tennessee, Ascension’s Saint Thomas Health operates nine hospitals in addition to a comprehensive network of affiliated joint ventures, medical practices, clinics and rehabilitation facilities that cover a 68-county area and employ more than 8,000 associates. Across the state, Saint Thomas Health provided more than $92 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in fiscal year 2017. Serving Tennessee for 15 years, Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. Ascension is the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system, operating more than 2,600 sites of care – including 151 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 22 states and the District of Columbia. Visit