Justin Bachmann, MD, MPH, FACC, FAHA

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Biomedical Informatics and Health Policy

Dr. Bachmann is a cardiologist and Assistant Professor of Medicine with a joint appointment in the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC). He obtained his MD at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, followed by a Medicine residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital and Cardiovascular Disease fellowship at University of Texas-Southwestern Medical Center. Dr. Bachmann was subsequently a Research Associate with Professor Michael Porter at the Institute of Strategy and Competitiveness at Harvard Business School (HBS). A specialist in cardiac rehabilitation, Dr. Bachmann is the Medical Director of the Vanderbilt Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Program where he uses data science methods to study national cardiac rehabilitation utilization patterns. He has also studied operational interventions to increase cardiac rehabilitation enrollment, including a group enrollment and open gym system. Dr. Bachmann has a longstanding interest in implementing patient-reported outcomes measures in routine clinical practice. His work has been funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute and has been published in Circulation and Journal of the American College of Cardiology. He received the American College of Cardiology Presidential Career Development Award in 2019.