St. Thomas Heart for Healing

Dr. Robert Knox, Gastroenterologist

May 01, 2018 at 12:00 am by bryan

A listener nominated Dr. Robert Knox and said, "I just had my last colonoscopy and upper GI. Since I am a high risk patient, the professional demeanor of the doctor and his en.... Read More

Pam Keating, RN and the Cath Lab manager at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital

Apr 01, 2018 at 12:00 am by bryan

A patient nominated Pam Keating to be the HEART FOR HEALING recipient. "I was there for an operation. Nurse Keating calmed and put me at ease. Her warm smile melts your fears..... Read More

Dr. Kimberly Shannon, Internal Medicine Specialist

Mar 01, 2018 at 12:15 am by bryan

The March Heart for Healing honoree is Internal Medicine Specialist Dr. Kimberly Shannon. A listener writes, "Dr. Shannon has guided me to good health, since we moved her 17-y.... Read More

Pat Phillips, a nurse in Dr. Gresham's office

Feb 01, 2018 at 12:00 am by bryan

Pat Phillips, a nurse in Dr. Gresham's office, is this month's HEART FOR HEALING honoree. A listener writes, "She is the nurse who has been with Dr. Gresham for the entire tim.... Read More

Dr. John Zubkus

Jan 01, 2018 at 07:03 pm by bryan

Dr. John Zubkus with Tennessee Oncology is the January HEART FOR HEALING recipient. A listener writes that they are undergoing treatments for prostate cancer, noting that Dr..... Read More

Dr. Charles Wendt

Dec 01, 2017 at 07:23 am by bryan

A listener writes, "I was always tired, and that was unusual for me. My family doctor did a complete physical and discovered a prostate issue. In the weeks ahead, I talked w.... Read More

Dr. Theodore Shepard

Nov 01, 2017 at 02:42 pm by bryan

A listener writes, "I went to see my family doctor about some unbearable pain. He did an x-ray and quickly sent me to see Dr. Theodore Shepard at Middle Tennessee Urology. Wit.... Read More

Elbert Malone

Oct 01, 2017 at 12:00 am by bryan

A listener nominated Elbert Malone, the custodian in the Seton building at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital. They said, "I was leaving after a checkup that was not filled with g.... Read More

Dr. Victor Gian

Sep 01, 2017 at 07:56 am by bryan

A listener writes, "Learning that I had cancer was one of the most frightening moments in my life. I am blessed to have Dr. Victor Gian as my oncologist. The fear of the unkno.... Read More

Tina Gresham, MD

Aug 01, 2017 at 12:15 am by bryan

Cardiologist Dr. Tina Gresham is our Heart for Healing recipient for August. A patient says, "Several relatives have died from heart disease, and it was frightening when Dr. G.... Read More

Andy Jandrokovic, LPN

Jul 01, 2017 at 12:15 am by bryan

A listener had a bad fall and ended-up in the hospital where nurse Andy J. made the difference. She said, "He took care of my every need in a caring and professional manner.".... Read More

Dr. Elizabeth Laroche

Jun 01, 2017 at 03:45 am by bryan

This month we salute local Obstetrician and Gynecologist Dr. Elizabeth Laroche. Several patients nominated Dr. Laroche. One person said that not only was Dr. Laroche a caring.... Read More

Dr. Jim Rungee

May 01, 2017 at 12:15 am by bryan

A listener writes that they had been enduring much pain with what turned out to be rotator problems. She notes that Dr. Jim Rungee at Tennessee Orthopedic Alliance in Murfrees.... Read More

Ellen Throneberry, RN

Apr 01, 2017 at 03:15 am by bryan

A patient said they were in the hospital and in much pain, when Nurse Ellen Throneberry compassionately helped them through several challenges. The woman noted, "I am proud th.... Read More

Tony Mitchell

Mar 01, 2017 at 07:19 am by bryan

Exercise Physiologist Tony Mitchell is the March "Heart for Healing" honoree. A patron of St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital's Wellness Center said that Tony is not only knowledge.... Read More

Dr. Matthew Barrett

Feb 01, 2017 at 12:15 am by bryan

A listener writes that there may be several knee replacement operations every day, but one physician does not treat patients like "every day". Throughout the procedure Dr. Mat.... Read More

Dr. Johann Brandes

Jan 01, 2017 at 12:15 am by bryan

Dr. Johann Brandes at Tennessee Oncology is our January HEART FOR HEALING recipient. A patient says that he takes time with them and their families to answer questions--going.... Read More

Dr. Wayne Murphy

Dec 01, 2016 at 12:15 am by bryan

Dr. Wayne Murphy practices Internal Medicine. He received several nominations from patients. One told us that Dr. Murphy always takes the time to answer my questions and liste.... Read More

Charles Wendt, MD

Nov 01, 2016 at 07:50 am by bryan

Dr. Charles Wendt with Tennessee Oncology was nominated by a listener who said, "To put it mildly cancer sucks". When I was first diagnosed, I was scared out of my mind. Dr. W.... Read More

ER Nurse Deana McMahon, RN

Oct 01, 2016 at 12:49 pm by bryan

A listener was rushed to the ER with chest and arm pains. Nurse Deana McMahon, RN, calmed the patient and admitted her quickly to the Emergency Room at St. Thomas Rutherford H.... Read More