Saint Thomas to acquire Sumner Medical Group

Thirty-two physicians and providers will join Nashville, Tenn.-based Saint Thomas Medical Partners, a physician-led medical group that serves Tennessee and Kentucky, with its acquisition of Gallatin, Tenn.-based Sumner Medical Group.

When the agreement becomes effective this spring, four Sumner Medical Group practice sites in Gallatin and Hendersonville, Tenn., will be rebranded with Saint Thomas Medical Partners. The group will be part of Nashville-based Saint Thomas Health, a member of St. Louis-based Ascension's nonprofit health system.

Saint Thomas Medical Partners has 360 physicians and providers and serves patients across nearly 90 different practice sites.

"This partnership will allow us to better provide patient-centered, population-based wellness and chronic disease management for the people of Sumner County by creating a fuller scope of practice, better coordinated throughout the spectrum of care," Sid King, MD, managing partner of Sumner Medical Group, said in a prepared statement. "Saint Thomas Health is a proven and respected healthcare leader in Middle Tennessee. We believe in their vision and mission for a regional network of high-quality physician practices, local and tertiary hospitals, and we look forward to becoming a fully integrated, dynamic part of Saint Thomas Medical Partners."


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