December 23, 2021

VUMC named “elite care center” for joint replacement by Pro Football’s Hall of Fame Health

The Pro Football Hall of Fame’s “Hall of Fame Health” entity has announced that Vanderbilt University Medical Center is one of its “elite care centers” for joint replacement.

Hall of Fame Health is an entity the Pro Football Hall of Fame formed in early 2020 to assist former NFL players address health-related issues. Joint replacement is the first area of focus to be named by Hall of Fame Health. Others, including cardiovascular care, neurosciences, women’s health, and behavioral health, are expected to follow.

“The brand of the Pro Football Hall of Fame stands for the very best to have played the game, so as we assist our football community determine where they can get the very best care, we do significant homework,” said Jeremy Hogue, CEO of Hall of Fame Health.

VUMC was one of 25 centers nationally to be named an elite care center for joint replacement.

As a resource to former players and their families, Hall of Fame Health has created a website to assist those trying to navigate to these Elite Care Centers. The site can be found at and can be accessed by the general public as well.