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Vanderbilt Peripheral Artery Disease Program

If you have peripheral artery disease, you know what it’s like to have painful legs, difficulty walking or a sore that won’t heal. The vascular specialists at Vanderbilt University Medical Center can help. Our Peripheral Artery Disease Program offers a variety of treatments to help your legs feel better, so you can be more active.

Conditions We Treat

We treat peripheral artery disease (PAD) and its symptoms and related conditions, including:

  • Atherosclerosis
  • Carotid artery disease
  • Painful legs
  • Trouble walking
  • Sores that don’t heal

Peripheral Artery Disease Care Team

Vascular Medicine

Vascular Surgery

Interventional Cardiology

Peripheral Artery Disease: Why Choose Vanderbilt

  • Recognized care: Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular is among the top heart programs in the nation and the only top-ranked program in Tennessee, according to U.S. News & World Report.
  • Expert doctors: Our cardiologists and vascular surgeons include leaders of national vascular organizations and peripheral artery disease councils. We have the only dedicated vascular medicine program in the region — including a nationally accredited vascular laboratory to ensure your accurate diagnosis. Their vast experience means expert care for you.
  • Personalized care: Our cardiovascular team works to tailor your treatment to you and your life. We are available for all of your questions or concerns.
  • A responsive team: We want to make your experience as stress-free as possible. You can use our secure online portal, My Health at Vanderbilt, to send a message to your care team, schedule appointments, manage your medications and access your medical records 24/7.
  • Research and clinical trials: As part of an academic medical center, we are always looking for new and better ways to treat peripheral artery disease. At Vanderbilt, you have access to promising new treatments as part of clinical trials — before they are widely available.

Tests, Treatments and Services

  • Angiography
  • Angioplasty
  • Angioplasty with stenting
  • Ankle-brachial index
  • Arterial duplex ultrasonography
  • Atherectomy
  • Computed tomography angiography (CTA)
  • Exercise rehabilitation
  • Exercise testing
  • Magnetic resonance angiography (MRA)
  • Medication
  • Thermal testing
  • Vascular bypass


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1215 21st Ave S., 5th Floor
Nashville, TN 37232
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Vanderbilt Heart Clarksville
800 Weatherly Drive, Suite 201
Clarksville, TN 37043
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719 Thompson Lane, Suite 22100
Nashville, TN 37204
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For Referring Physicians

To refer a patient to the Peripheral Artery Disease Program, call (615) 343-9188.