St. Thomas Heart for Healing

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

Kimberly Honeycutt

Sep 01, 2016 at 07:09 am by bryan

Kimberly Honeycutt, the Activities Director at Sunnington Assisted Living, is compassionate about helping dreams come true and improving the "quality of life" for residents. W.... Read More

Dr. Chris Beckman

Aug 01, 2016 at 12:22 pm by bryan

A listener writes that when she visits Dr. Chris Beckman, he and his staff treat you like family. This family practice physician is a native of Murfreesboro. He opened his off.... Read More

Dr. Kyle Joyner

Jul 01, 2016 at 07:42 am by bryan

Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Kyle Joyner is this month's honoree. A listener writes that they had been having shoulder and arm pain for some time. They said the severe pain was caus.... Read More

Michelle Wenisch

Jun 01, 2016 at 11:44 pm by bryan

Michelle Wenisch is an exercise physiologist at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital's The Wellness Center. She has been giving cardiac rehab and pulmonary patients a new lease on l.... Read More

Dr. Victor Gian

May 01, 2016 at 02:27 pm by bryan

Dr. Victor Gian (pronounced G-on) with Tennessee Oncology is our Heart for Healing honoree. A patient described him as "a caring physician who takes the extra steps to care fo.... Read More

Dr. Jim Boerner

Apr 01, 2016 at 07:42 am by bryan

Dr. Jim Boerner, a local obstetrician and gynecologist, was nominated by several listeners for his caring way of bringing that new "bundle of joy" into their family. In fact,.... Read More