Southern Tennessee Regional Health System
Southern Tennessee Regional Health System - Lawrenceburg, a 107-bed JCAHO accredited facility is the sole provider in Lawrence County. A total of 32 active and 60 consulting medical staff specialties represent the following specialties: Anesthesiology, Cardiology, Emergency Medicine, Family Practice, ENT/Allergy, Gastroenterology, General Surgery, Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, OB/GYN, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedic Surgery, Pathology, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Radiology and Urology.
January 2009 we moved into our new state of the art $5.4 million dollar Emergency Room. Our Emergency Room is staffed with ER physicians 24-hours per day 7-days per week. We have added many new services in the last year including 64 slice CT scanner, new Echocardiogram Ultrasound unit and digital Mammography in April 2009. Our beautiful, 13,500 sq. ft. Women's Health Center opened January 2000. In house MRI and bone densitometer were included in this project.
Lawrenceburg is 90 minutes from Nashville, TN, 70 minutes from Huntsville, AL, and 40 minutes from Florence, AL. The town population is at 17,000, the county at 40,000. There are several shopping plazas from super Wal-Mart to Goody's and Peebles Department Store and other smaller specialty stores. There are numerous antique shops and the Amish community is a unique asset to scenic and historic Lawrence County. The area is fortunate to have attracted a diversified mixture of business and industry with 37 industries providing more than 9,000 clean industrial jobs.
The school system is excellent, all public schools are certified by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Local citizens have invested in their children through the Lawrence County Education Foundation which funds classroom grants as well as college scholarships. Columbia State Community College, located adjacent to the high school campus, offers an associate degree program.
Recreational activities abound with two parks located within the city limits. David Crockett State Park is 1,000 acres of wooded, rolling hills and offers hiking, fishing, boating, swimming, tennis and other outdoor activities. Rotary Park, a project of the local Rotary Club, is a 28-acre park with baseball, softball, basketball, swimming pool with a giant water slide, picnic shelters, and a beautiful new playground. There are three golf courses and one Country Club in Lawrence County.
The old Crockett Theatre downtown hosts numerous cultural events including the Nashville Symphony as well as live dramas produced and performed by the Lawrenceburg Theater Group. Numerous street fairs, craft shows, and traditional music festivals offer a myriad of colorful activities. If you want to enjoy a thriving practice in a growing, prosperous, family-oriented community, then Lawrenceburg/Lawrence County is the ideal location. You will also enjoy the relaxed, family oriented lifestyle in our clean, safe environment.