Providing Quality Healthcare to Memphis, Tennessee and the Mid South Region
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare, serving Memphis, Tennessee, the Mid South and beyond, is one of the largest hospital systems in the country and has been named as one of the Top 100 Integrated Healthcare Networks by SDI, the nation’s premier rating system. Our specialty areas include The Brain and Spine Institute, The Transplant Institute, The Cancer Center, and The Cardiovascular Institute.
Brain surgery, minimally invasive back surgery, and the diagnosis and treatment of concussions are just a few of the ways Methodist’s neuroscience experts are making a significant contribution to the study and treatment of neurological conditions.
Nationally recognized for its success with organ transplantation, Methodist University Hospital’s Transplant Institute has been a leader in the field for more than 30 years. One of the 12 largest programs in the country, the Transplant Institute serves Memphis, Tennessee, the Mid South and beyond. Partnering with the University of Tennessee Transplant Surgery Division, the program is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the life expectancy for its transplant patients through research breakthroughs, excellence in surgical techniques and meticulous post-operative care.
The organ transplant team offers hope to patients with conditions such as kidney failure, end-stage liver diseases such as cirrhosis, Hepatitis C and diabetes. Procedures include:
- Liver transplant
- Living donor liver transplant
- Kidney transplant
- Pancreas transplant
- Kidney-pancreas transplant
Methodist Healthcare uses a multidisciplinary team of radiation oncologists, radiation therapists, nurses and other healthcare professionals to meet the physical, emotional, spiritual and social challenges that come with a diagnosis of cancer and its subsequent treatment. Committed to providing the best cancer care available in the Memphis, Tennessee, region and beyond, Methodist Healthcare offers state-of-the-art treatments and services, including:
- Radiation therapy, such as breast brachytherapy (SAVI), at the Radiation Oncology Center
- BMT treatment at the University of Tennessee Blood and Marrow Transplant Center
- Gamma Knife therapy at the Memphis Regional Gamma Knife Center
- Eye plaque radiation therapy at Methodist University Hospital to treat choroidal melanoma
Methodist Healthcare also offers numerous cancer support groups to patients and their families.
The Cardiovascular Institute at Methodist University Hospital partners with Columbia University Medical Center and The University of Tennessee Health Science Center to provide the best overall cardiac care possible for Memphis and the Mid South. Our cardiac experts use Cardioscans to diagnose heart conditions and wireless heart monitors to care for cardiology patients at their bedsides. Our Certified Chest Pain Centers offer a variety of treatments for heart attack patients, including heart surgery.
Methodist Healthcare is on the forefront of minimally invasive surgery, offering endoscopic, laparoscopic and robotic-assisted surgery techniques. Patients who undergo minimally invasive surgery often experience fewer complications, less pain and blood loss, quicker recovery times and shorter hospital stays. Available procedures include:
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare offers a variety of maternity services to women in Memphis and the surrounding Mid South area. The Germantown Women and Children’s Pavilion offers labor and delivery services, Board-certified neonatologists, a Level III NICU (neonatal intensive care unit), and prenatal education including childbirth classes.
Methodist Healthcare is dedicated to delivering the highest quality orthopaedic care to the Mid South. The Total Joint Center at Methodist North is the only center in Memphis that provides a dedicated orthopaedic unit focused on patients undergoing total knee replacement and total hip replacement. Orthopaedic surgery procedures such as ACL repair and knee arthroscopy are offered on an outpatient basis.