About Us

A Rich Tradition of Heart and Vascular Surgical Programs

Since 1925 Vanderbilt's Cardiac and Thoracic Surgical services have provided patients the best heart and vascular care for almost 100 years. Many innovative techniques, tools and procedures were developed right here. These surgeon-researchers have contributed positive changes in patient care throughout the decades and especially today.

Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Care

Vanderbilt’s highly skilled physicians offer the most advanced heart treatments available. Our board-certified physicians receive extensive training in their specialties, making them uniquely qualified to offer you effective, personalized care. That’s why U.S. News & World Report ranks us among the top 20 programs in the country for heart care, and we are the only top-ranked cardiology and cardiac surgery program in Tennessee. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is ranked the #1 adult hospital in Tennessee and metropolitan Nashville.

Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Programs

Vanderbilt is a recognized leader regionally and nationally for heart care programs. If you are seeking expert care for a heart condition, the dedicated specialists at Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute can provide you with the personalized treatment you need.

Our experienced team collaborates to offer you the best possible heart and vascular care, so you can continue to live an active, healthy life. Our multiple locations mean that you are always close to advanced heart care.