Wilson County Archives
Dec. 27, 2022—Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital (VWCH) is one of the 2022-2023 Best Hospitals for Maternity Care (Uncomplicated Pregnancy), according to U.S. News & World Report.
Oct. 6, 2022—Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital has added an epilepsy monitoring unit (EMU), with a neurologist onsite seeing patients in the hospital.
Apr. 28, 2022—Shaan Patel, MD, has joined Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital as an assistant professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and is the hospital's the only full-time hand surgeon dedicated to VWCH.
Mar. 24, 2022—Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital's Jacob Woodard, MAE, ATC, NASM-CES, has been named the Tennessee Athletic Trainers’ Society Sandy Sandlin High School Athletic Trainer of the Year.
Oct. 12, 2021—Scott McCarver, MHA, Interim President for Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital, has been named as the hospital’s new President.
Sep. 2, 2021—Cmdr. Lance LeClere, MD, former orthopaedic surgeon for the U.S. Navy Seals and current head team physician for the U.S. Naval Academy, is joining Vanderbilt Orthopaedics Lebanon at Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital (VWCH) beginning Sept. 7.
Apr. 22, 2021—Julian “Jay” Hinesley III, MHA, President of Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital (VWCH), is leaving his role with Vanderbilt University Medical Center to join the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) as Chief Executive Officer for MUSC Health’s Florence Division in Florence, South Carolina, where he will lead three hospitals located in Florence and adjacent communities. He will depart VWCH and VUMC on April 30.
Apr. 13, 2021—In May 2020, dangerously high blood pressure put 44-year-old Kristian Wernet in the hospital, a tipping point that led him to become one of the first individuals to have gastric bypass surgery at Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital (VWCH) as a patient of the new Vanderbilt Weight Loss Center in Lebanon, Tennessee.