Patients and Visitors go to:

Ashish S. Shah, MD

Professor of Cardiac Surgery
Alfred Blalock Endowed Director and Chairman
Department of Cardiac Surgery


  • M.D., University of Pittsburgh Medical School, Pittsburgh, PA 1995
  • B.S.E., Biomedical Engineering Duke University, Durham, NC 1991

Post Graduate Training

  • General and Thoracic Surgery Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 1995-2005

Research Studies:

  • Ex vivo reconditioning
  • Clinical outcomes research
  • Congestive heart failure.

Clinical Interests:

  • Adult cardiac Surgery

  • Heart Transplant

  • Mechanical Circulatory Support

  • Aortic aneurysms

  • Minimally invasive cardiac surgery.

  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

  • Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Disease

See Dr. Shah's CV here in PDF format.

Contact Info:

Ashish S. Shah , M.D.
Department of Cardiac Surgery
1215 21st Avenue South
MCE-North Tower, Suite 5025
Nashville, TN 37212
Phone: (615) 343-7363

Fax: (615) 343-5234