Deborah M. Payne


Deborah M. Payne, MSN, ACNP-BC
Director of Advanced Practice
Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute


Deborah brings over 20 years of experience as an Acute care Nurse Practitioner specializing in Cardiovascular Medicine. She obtained her Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing in 1996. Deborah began her clinical experience at Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute in 2007 where she focused her clinical practice in Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology. Since 2014, she has served as a Nurse Practitioner on the Page Campbell Cardiology inpatient service and was the team lead for two years prior to becoming director.