Same Day Surgery - 931-783-2190

*** Due to COVID-19, Same day patients (surgery and GI procedures) will enter through the North Tower main entrance for COVID-19 screening.  For more information, please visit to review the current elective procedures protocol and COVID-19 updates.***

The Surgery Department at Cookeville Regional is a comprehensive department of more than 135 staff and 40 surgeons offering surgical services in the areas of ENT, general surgery, vascular, thoracic, open heart, orthopedics, podiatry, plastics, urology, neurosurgery, gynecology, bariatric surgery and oral surgery. We also offer navigation technology used in minimally invasive neurosurgery.



Cookeville Regional has 12 fully equipped operating rooms, performing procedures from each of these services Monday through Friday. In addition, a qualified team of nurses and technicians are on call for emergencies seven days a week. More than 8,000 surgeries are performed at Cookeville Regional each year.

Our surgery department continues to grow as we support the 40 exceptionally trained and committed surgeons on staff at Cookeville Regional. Cookeville Regional also has dedicated teams for daVinci robotic surgeries in the specialties of urology, gynecology, ENT, general surgery and cardiothoracic surgery. Our surgical teams work closely with the surgeons in a continuous effort to improve the surgical care we provide all of our patients. Cookeville Regional has completed an expansion of the Surgery Department with six state-of-the-art, fully integrated OR suites and two new state-of-the-art cardiovascular OR suites.

The Same Day Surgery Unit at Cookeville Regional is a 31-bed unit, with all private rooms for outpatient surgeries and/or procedures. Hours of operation are 5:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday through Friday. The Same Day area serves an average of 35 outpatient surgery patients each day.

More than 135 licensed professionals serve the surgical needs of our patients in the Department of Surgical Services. The skills and experience of our nursing staff and their ability to adapt to new physicians and procedures assures patients of consistent quality care. Our staff is committed to give quality care to every patient we see.

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