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Douglas M. Brinkley MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, and Director, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Program

Areas of Expertise

  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy & Inherited Disease
  • Mechanical Circulatory Support


1215 21st Avenue South, 5th Floor
Nashville, TN 37232
11440 Parkside Drive, Suite 205
Knoxville, TN 37934
1215 21st Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37232
11440 Parkside Drive, Suite 205
Knoxville, TN 37924


  • English


  • Doctor of Medicine - Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 2007
  • Residency, Internal Medicine - Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University Medical Center, 2010
  • Fellowship, Cardiovascular Medicine - Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 2015
  • Fellowship, Heart Failure & Transplantation - Brigham and Women's Hospital - Harvard Medical School, 2016

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease - American Board of Internal Medicine, 2015
  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology - American Board of Internal Medicine, 2016

Patient Comments

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Dr Brinkley is awesome
May 15, 2024
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Informative, kind, prepared, knowledgeable, Professional and receptive.
February 23, 2024
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Everything was very nice
January 8, 2024
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Yes Yes Yes!!!
November 21, 2023
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Excellent experience!
November 16, 2023
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Great Care!
October 21, 2023
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Dr. Brinkley is very concerned with my Health! He is really Great at what he does! Very nice person!
October 20, 2023
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I wish everyone was as lucky as I am to have been referred here
August 17, 2023
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Picked the right Doctor to see
June 22, 2023
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