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Walter K Clair, MD, MPH


Associate Professor of Medicine; Medical Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology; Executive Director/Chief Medical Officer, Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute

4.8 4.8 176 ratings

Insurance plans accepted

Insurance plans accepted

Areas of Expertise

Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology
Atrial Fibrillation
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Implantable Defibrillator Insertion
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Board Certificates

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology - American Board of Internal Medicine, 1996
Cardiovascular Disease - American Board of Internal Medicine, 1993
Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine, 1984


MD - Harvard University, 1981
MPH - Harvard University, 1985
EP Fellowship - Duke University Health System, 1993
Cardiology Fellowship - Duke University Health System, 1992
Fellowship - Harvard University, 1985
Chief Residency - Brigham and Women's Hospital - Harvard Medical School, 1984
Residency - Brigham and Women's Hospital - Harvard Medical School, 1984
Internship - Brigham and Women's Hospital - Harvard Medical School, 1982


Vanderbilt Heart
Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute
1215 21st Avenue South
5th Floor
Nashville, TN 37232

Vanderbilt Heart One Hundred Oaks
Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute
719 Thompson Lane
Suite 22100
Nashville, TN 37204

Vanderbilt Heart at Williamson Medical Center
Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute
4323 Carothers Parkway
Suite 405
Franklin, TN 37067

Patient Comments

Patient Comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in full. Patients are not identified in order to respect patient privacy.
Very, very good care provide. Make you feel good when you don't. Smiles, smiles jokes & etc.!! I love my Dr. Clair. I followed him from St. Thomas.
Patient | December 12, 2016

I have always liked and trusted Dr. Walter Clair in the 14 years I have been under his care.
Patient | November 17, 2016

Everything great.
Patient | November 10, 2016

Dr. Claire is a wonderful physician - He takes care of the problems - #9. 40 minutes or so. #10. Dr. Claire is wonderful.
Patient | October 7, 2016

I was very impressed with Dr. Clair & the entire staff.
Patient | September 8, 2016

This was a pacemaker check. No medications.
Patient | September 6, 2016

I saw Dr. Clair only briefly as he had been over booked but I had no questions or concerns about my health so I was ok with everything!
Patient | September 2, 2016

Clair is a caring and fun person to know. Too bad I had to have an implant to meet him.
Patient | September 2, 2016

Everything was very good.
Patient | August 31, 2016

My interactions w/ Dr. Clair has always been very positive, I rather enjoy my office visits with him. Informative.
Patient | August 23, 2016

Put medical information in terms that were understood and down to earth.
Patient | August 20, 2016

I am well satisfied with my care.
Patient | August 15, 2016

Patient | August 1, 2016

Nothing but good.
Patient | July 21, 2016

I have been Dr. Clair's patient since 2002. He is a fine person and doctor.
Patient | July 18, 2016

I have no negative comments.
Patient | June 24, 2016

Dr. Clair is the best! Drive from Knoxville to see this doctor -
Patient | June 10, 2016

No meds required.
Patient | June 1, 2016

My first visit with Dr. Clair was most enjoyable and I left his office feeling I was in good hands.
Patient | June 1, 2016

Dr. Clair is very professional, knows his patience, very thorough, a great dr.
Patient | June 1, 2016

All very good experiences. Ihave not had any bad experiences.
Patient | April 5, 2016

Dr. Clair is an excellent doctor - wish I had him for all my care!
Patient | April 1, 2016

Dr. Clair's explanations were clear, concise and pertinent. Listened & answered all my concerns. MORE than excellent!
Patient | March 11, 2016

Very good.
Patient | February 18, 2016

all good
Patient | January 25, 2016