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Ashish Suresh Shah, MD


Professor of Cardiac Surgery; Surgical Director, Heart Transplant Program; Alfred Blalock Endowed Director and Chairman; Department of Cardiac Surgery

4.5 4.5 61 ratings

Insurance plans accepted

Insurance plans accepted

Areas of Expertise

Cardiac Surgery
Cardiac Transplantation
Cardiac Tumors
Cardiac Valve Disease
Heart Assist Devices
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Board Certificates

Surgery - American Board of Surgery, 2003
Thoracic Surgery - American Board of Thoracic Surgery, 2007


MD - University of Pittsburgh, 1995
Internship - Duke University Health System, 1996
Residency - Duke University Health System, 2002
Research Fellowship - Duke University Health System, 1999
Residency - Duke University Health System, 2005


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

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Patient Comments

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Dr. Shah is exceptional. He is also very busy because of this. Some doctors spend more time with me. But with Dr. Shah, I have no doubt I am receiving exceptional care.
Patient | October 1, 2018

We communicate very well with Dr. Shah. He is excellent on phone and e-mail!!
Patient | September 18, 2018

Very nice & easy to relate to.
Patient | September 11, 2018

We have another appointment for tests and procedure.
Patient | August 7, 2018

Very good.
Patient | July 10, 2018

Dr. Shah - was very nice and I believe he is top in his field - very comfortable with him -
Patient | May 15, 2018

On a scale of 10 - he gets a 10. Best of the best.
Patient | April 16, 2018

Loved Dr. Shah!!!
Patient | March 9, 2018

Dr. Shah and all his staff were excellent.
Patient | March 6, 2018

Dr. Shah is amazing! I would 100% recommend him & I myself would return. His entire staff is also great. Open heart surgery has never been more fun!!
Patient | February 14, 2018

Extremely pleased with care I received. Dr. Shah saved my life.
Patient | February 11, 2018

overall good experience with all personnel. Superb care by highly professional people.
Patient | December 8, 2017

Care provider was great.
Patient | November 15, 2017

Dr. Shah came into office after I had chest pains & 3 Nitroglycerin tablets and said admit him now. Understandable for surgeon to be direct & to point.
Patient | October 24, 2017

The entire surgery staff and Dr. SHGH were great.
Patient | September 27, 2017

He is the very best.
Patient | September 27, 2017