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Robert Noel Piana, MD


Director, Adult Congenital Heart Disease Interventional Program; Professor of Medicine

4.9 4.9 310 ratings

Insurance plans accepted

Insurance plans accepted

Areas of Expertise

Cardiovascular Medicine
Interventional Cardiology
Interventional Cardiology and Peripheral Vascular Disease

Board Certificates

Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine, 2002
Cardiovascular Disease - American Board of Internal Medicine, 2002
Interventional Cardiology - American Board of Internal Medicine, 1999


MD - University of Pennsylvania, 1987
Fellowship - Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 1994
Fellowship - Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 1993
Residency - Massachusetts General Hospital, 1990
Internship - Massachusetts General Hospital, 1988


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

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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.
I had good experience.
Patient | January 6, 2018

Very good.
Patient | January 4, 2018

Dr. Piana called me at home that same evening with a critical lab value.
Patient | January 3, 2018

He made sure I understood and agreed with the plan for the next visit.
Patient | January 1, 2018

I had an excellent appointment and have great confidence in the provider.
Patient | December 30, 2017

This survey needs higher numbers to rate Dr. Piana. The very best!
Patient | December 28, 2017

very much pleased
Patient | December 25, 2017

Dr Piana is a very caring and compassionate physician and excellent at what he does.
Patient | October 30, 2017

As always Dr. Piana provides the information you need to understand your condition and what needs to be done for treatment of that condition. I am very thankful for doctors like him. I thank God for him every day and what he did for me and my condition. Thanks Dr.Piana for the care you have provided me. You saved my life. Thanks again for your effort and your care.J.C.Mills
Patient | October 30, 2017

Dr. Piana is the most caring and sensitive doctor I've ever had. He pays close attention & is intentional about finding answers for me as an individual.
Patient | October 24, 2017

He was very patient with me & has always answered all my questions & never tried to hurry me out. A great bedside manner.
Patient | September 21, 2017

The care and attention that Dr. Piana and his staff have given me has been exceptional.
Patient | September 11, 2017

6. We did not go over medication on that visit.
Patient | September 6, 2017

I would still wait 1 hour to see Dr. Piana even though I don't like it, but I like him.
Patient | August 28, 2017

I feel he did his best to treat me. He didn't know or understand why my electrolytes were so low - I feel very grateful to have Dr. Piana for my cardiologist.
Patient | August 28, 2017

Dr. Piana is an excellent doctor. During a very stressful time in my life I was diagnosed with an ASD, and he has not only worked with my very difficult schedule, but has always been very through, patient and attentive to my concerns.
Patient | August 28, 2017

I highly recommend Dr. Piana to any heart patient.
Patient | August 24, 2017

Dr. Piana was an excellent doctor.
Patient | August 24, 2017

Patient | August 21, 2017

Dr. Piana always listens - very important to me.
Patient | August 9, 2017

Fantastic doctor.
Patient | July 11, 2017

The best.
Patient | May 27, 2017

Very good -
Patient | April 27, 2017

Dr. Piana is down to earth, very intelligent, and easy to communicate with. He has a calming presence that reduces ones anxiety when seeing him. He is one in a million.
Patient | April 25, 2017

Patient | April 24, 2017

I drive over 160 miles because of my confidence in Dr. Piana.
Patient | April 21, 2017

I will all doctors spend the amount of time Dr. Piana spends with me! Thanks!
Patient | March 24, 2017

All my fears and concerns was put to ease with such loving care as if it was family. #11. Definitely!
Patient | February 27, 2017

Helpful & caring.
Patient | January 31, 2017

Would recommend to everyone with similar issues.
Patient | January 23, 2017

My care provider is wonderful. We are always "reassured" during our visit!
Patient | January 18, 2017

I look forward to seeing him. I love Dr. Piana - he is the best doctor I have ever had have a this time. When I leave I never feel discouraged. I leave with a smile.
Patient | January 18, 2017