Cookeville Regional Medical Center


About Cookeville Regional Medical Center

Serving the area since 1950, Cookeville Regional Medical Center (CRMC) has grown to be the region’s health care provider of choice and is a progressive 247-bed regional referral center serving more than 350,000 residents in the Upper Cumberland region of middle Tennessee.  With over 200 physicians in 40 different medical and surgical specialties, CRMC 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. The medical center’s Rehabilitation Center is located within a block of the hospital, offering both outpatient services and a 20-bed inpatient unit. CRMC also houses a 32-bed behavioral health hospital operated by Ten Broeck Tennessee.


Accredited by the Joint Commission including specialty certification for sepsis treatment and hip fracture repair, CRMC also boasts the following achievements:

  • Designated TN’s only hospital to be named among the nation’s top 10% for cardiac surgery for three years in a row by Healthgrades.
  • Designated TN’s only hospital to receive ranking as one of the America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery™ for nine years in a row as well as in the nation’s top 5% for overall orthopedic services for four years in a row by Healthgrades
  • Accredited cancer program by the American College of Surgeon’s Commission on Cancer
  • Region’s only accredited chest pain center with PCI by the American College of Cardiology Accreditation Services
  • Accredited comprehensive bariatric surgery program by the American College of Surgeons


Cookeville is located centrally on the Cumberland Plateau between Knoxville, Nashville and Chattanooga in Putnam County.  We have two area recreational lakes, Center Hill and Dale Hollow, as well as numerous golf courses for the amateurs and the pros.  With low crime rate, low property taxes, no state income taxes and an area full of friendly caring people, Cookeville is one of the best places in the country to live and raise a family.  Putnam County offers the best in educational opportunities including quality K-12, Tennessee Technological University, Vol State Community College and Tennessee College of Applied Technology.