The Department of Cardiac Surgery provides comprehensive surgical services for adults and children with cardiovascular disease. The program is a nationally recognized pioneer in minimally invasive cardiac surgery and transplantation. The Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute (VHVI) combines the services of cardiac surgery and cardiology to enhance overall patient care.

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Ashish Shah, M.D.
Professor of Cardiac Surgery
Alfred Blalock Endowed Director and Chairman
Department of Cardiac Surgery