Cookeville Regional Medical Center

Cookeville Regional Medical Center is a 247-bed regional referral center serving more than 300,000 residents in the Upper Cumberland region of middle Tennessee. With over 200 physicians in 40 different medical and surgical specialties, Cookeville Regional offers patients here the same kind of care that they could expect in a larger metropolitan area including specialty care such as cardiology, electrophysiology, cardiac and thoracic surgery, vascular surgery, pulmonology, cancer treatment, orthopedics, physical rehabilitation and neurosurgery. Cookeville Regional now houses a 32-bed behavioral health hospital operated by Ten Broeck Tennessee.

Quality and patient safety continue to be major focuses for Cookeville Regional Medical Center. We strive to not only compare with, but to exceed national standards and benchmarks by improving not only the outcomes for the patients who enter our doors, but also their entire experience. Coordination from one setting to another, as well as engagement of the patients and their families in their care, is vital to overall quality measurement. Please see below the ways in which we strive to ensure safe, quality care for every patient we serve.


Cookeville Regional is accredited by The Joint Commission, an independent, not-for-profit organization. The Joint Commission accreditation and certification is recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to meeting certain performance standards.


  • American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Breast Imaging Center of Excellence, American College of Radiology
  • Breast MRI Accreditation, American College of Radiology
  • Chest Pain Center with PCI accreditation, Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care
  • Commission on Cancer, American College of Surgeons
  • Comprehensive Bariatric Surgery Program Accreditation, American College of Surgeons
  • CT Accreditation, American College of Radiology
  • Diabetes Education Recognition, American Diabetes Association
  • Hip Fracture Repair Certification, The Joint Commission
  • Laboratory Accreditation, College of American Pathologists
  • Mammography Accreditation, American College of Radiology
  • MRI Accreditation, American College of Radiology
  • National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers, American College of Surgeons
  • Nuclear Medicine Accreditation, American College of Radiology
  • PET (positron emission tomography) Accreditation, American College of Radiology
  • Safe Sleep Hospital Certification Bronze Certification, Cribs for Kids® 
  • Sepsis Certification, The Joint Commission
  • Stereotactic Breast Biopsy Accreditation, American College of Radiology
  • Storm Ready® Designation, National Weather Service
  • Ultrasound Accreditation, American College of Radiology


  • 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospital, Truven Health Analytics™ (2017)
  • 100 Great Community Hospitals, Becker’s Hospital Review (2014, 2015)
  • Gold Performance Award, National Cardiovascular Data Registry, American College of Cardiology (2015)
  • NSQIP Initiative National Recognition for Meritorious Outcomes, American College of Surgeons (2017, 2016, 2015)
  • Pink Ribbon Facility, Hologic, Inc.
  • Aetna Institute of Quality® – Bariatric Surgery Facility, Total Joint Replacement Surgery Program, Spine Program (2017)
  • Advanced Wound Care Center of Distinction Award, Healogics (2017)
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Blue Distinction Center – Spine Surgery (2016)