Luke Bryan Sponsors Massive Hospital Expansion Project In Honor Of Late Niece

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Country music star Luke Bryan, along with his family, has proudly backed a significant expansion project at Williamson Medical Center in Franklin, Tennessee.

While you won’t find the American Idol judge wearing a white doctor’s coat, his contributions mean improved medical care for the community.

A Grand Opening Celebration

On Tuesday, June 18, the community came together to celebrate the opening of the newly renovated and constructed Boyer-Bryan West Tower. The facility is named in honor of two major donors to the project’s capital campaign: the Brett Boyer Foundation and family and Luke Bryan’s family. The tower’s entrance now proudly displays their names.

The event included a ribbon-cutting ceremony and a community celebration attended by both families and hospital supporters.

Addressing the public before the ceremony, Luke Bryan’s wife, Caroline, expressed:

“For a few years now, you’ve heard us proudly support Williamson Health and the many services it offers to not only us, but each of you – and our neighbors, friends and family. We feel blessed to be part of a community that has everything we want in terms of ‘small town life’ but that also has high-quality and compassionate healthcare that retains a hometown feel.”

Grand opening of the West Tower at the Williamson Medical Center in Franklin, Tennessee.
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New Facilities & Upgrades

The Boyer-Bryan West Tower now boasts:

  • A 35-bed ICU for critical care
  • 94 medical-surgical inpatient rooms
  • 33 obstetrics rooms
  • 10 pediatric inpatient rooms
  • Two state-of-the-art cardiac catheterization labs
  • A brand-new electrophysiology lab

Additionally, the emergency department has expanded from 28 to 43 beds, and a brand-new Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) with nine private bays is set to open this fall.

Luke Bryan’s Deep Connection To Williamson Medical Center

Luke Bryan and Caroline have long supported Williamson Medical Center, where both their children were born. The Bryans also co-chaired the campaign for the new wing.

“Williamson Medical Center has played a significant role in our lives,” the “Drink A Beer” singer shared. “Our children were born here, and we’ve been in the emergency room more times than we can count. To be able to play a part in this transformational project was a no-brainer for us. We love this hospital, its talented and compassionate staff, and everything the Williamson Health system does for our community.”


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Honoring Sadie Brett Boyer

The Brett Boyer Foundation, started by Caroline’s sister Ellen Boyer and her husband Bo, honors their late daughter Sadie Brett, who passed away due to a congenital heart defect. The foundation raises awareness and funds research on congenital heart disease, a cause close to the hearts of both the Boyer and Bryan families.


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Visit their official website to learn more about their story. You can also donate to help with further research efforts.

A Vision For The Future

The expansion project added three floors to the existing west tower and a new north wing, creating a total of 175,000 square feet of new space. This brings the facility’s total to 337 beds, including 94 medical inpatient rooms and 35 ICU beds, significantly enhancing the hospital’s capacity to serve the community.

The Bryans hope that the new state-of-the-art facility will change and save lives for many years to come, solidifying their legacy in the community they love.