NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 23, 2014) — Southern Joint Replacement Institute and TriStar Centennial Medical Center announced today the relocation of Southern Joint Replacement Institute's practice to the TriStar Centennial Medical Center campus.
Orthopaedic surgeons Michael J. Christie, M.D., David K. DeBoer, M.D., Jeffrey T. Hodrick, M.D., and J. Craig Morrison, M.D., will establish their practice at TriStar Centennial Medical Center. The move was seen by the group as an opportunity to align its patient care goals with the community's growing needs. "We're incredibly grateful for the support of our colleagues at St. Thomas over the last seven years and look forward to our future with TriStar Centennial," said Michael Christie, M.D.
"We are honored that Southern Joint Replacement Institute is joining our team of highly qualified and established orthopaedic surgeons and that they share an outstanding commitment to provide exceptional patient care," said Heather Rohan, president and CEO for TriStar Centennial. "This partnership further enhances TriStar Centennial as the patient destination center for total joint care and supports our mission to improve human life in all that we do."
The practice, which currently performs joint replacements on more than 2,000 patients annually, plans to relocate by the end of the year.
About Southern Joint Replacement Institute
Southern Joint Replacement Institute is devoted to the treatment of patients needing primary and revision total joint replacement of the hip, knee, and shoulder. Our mission is to provide state-of-the art care in a professional and compassionate environment while honoring a commitment to research and education in the field of joint replacement. The Southern Joint Replacement Institute is comprised of a team of nationally recognized joint replacement surgeons that have created a unique surgeon-owned practice committed to providing state-of-the-art orthopaedic care. With more than 65 years of combined experience, SJRI surgeons continue to be committed to excellence in their field, keeping a strong focus on research to ensure that their patients receive the most advanced, progressive medical treatment available. Southern Joint Replacement Institute is fully committed to providing personalized care and developing lasting relationships with patients and their families. For more information about the services offered by the Southern Joint Replacement Institute, call (615) 342-0038 or visit SJRI.com.
About TriStar Centennial Medical Center
Celebrating 45 years of providing quality healthcare to Nashville, Middle Tennessee and the surrounding region, TriStar Centennial Medical Center is a 657-bed comprehensive facility offering medical and surgical programs including behavioral health, 24-hour emergency, heart and vascular, imaging, neurosciences, oncology, orthopaedics, pediatrics, rehabilitation, sleep disorder, and women's services. An affiliate of TriStar Health, TriStar Centennial Medical Center is home to TriStar Centennial Sarah Cannon Cancer Center, The Children's Hospital at TriStar Centennial, TriStar Centennial Women's Hospital, TriStar Centennial Heart & Vascular Center as well as TriStar Centennial Parthenon Pavilion, one of the oldest and largest full-service psychiatric facilities in the region. Round-the-clock care is also available at TriStar Ashland City, a critical access hospital in nearby Cheatham County. The new TriStar Emergency Room located in Spring Hill provides 24-hour emergency care for nearby Spring Hill, Tenn., and surrounding communities. For more information about the services offered and health plans accepted by TriStar Centennial Medical Center or TriStar Health, call TriStar MedLine at (615) 342- 1919 or (800) 242-5662, or visit TriStarHealth.com and choose TriStar Centennial Medical Center. TriStar Centennial Medical Center is located at 2300 Patterson Street in Nashville.