Doctor Directory

Robert Noel Piana, MD


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

4.9 4.9 235 ratings

Insurance plans accepted

Insurance plans accepted

Areas of Expertise

Interventional Cardiology and Peripheral Vascular Disease
Interventional Cardiology

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

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.
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

Have been seeing Dr. Piana since 2009. I think he is one of or is the BEST.
Patient | January 9, 2017

Dr. Piana is one of the best doctors--and human beings--on planet earth! He is truly exceptional in his ease, his perceptiveness, his awareness, his sensitivity, and his attentiveness. Clone him.
Patient | December 28, 2016

He is wonderful! Knowledgeable, caring & personal.
Patient | December 20, 2016

Great always professional care.
Patient | December 16, 2016

I have a very good relationship with my cardiologist.
Patient | December 2, 2016

Dr. Piana is the best doctor I've ever been to.
Patient | November 18, 2016

Always very good w/Dr. Piana & staff. Dr. Piana is a outstanding person and provider (doctor). #10. OUTSTANDING.
Patient | November 11, 2016

Dr. Piana is excellent!
Patient | November 10, 2016

Dr. Piana is tops in my book & so is his staff.
Patient | November 7, 2016

Wonderful provider.
Patient | October 28, 2016

Just the waiting time to be seen.
Patient | September 27, 2016

Dr. Piana and his entire staff treat me like family so glad to have him for my Dr.
Patient | September 26, 2016

Dr Piana is an amazing doctor! Will spend as much time as needed with the patient.
Patient | September 26, 2016

Dr. Diana is an outstanding physician!
Patient | September 22, 2016

Dr. Piana took his time with me as if I was his only patient that visit.
Patient | September 21, 2016

I feel very confident in Dr Piana. He seems genuinely caring, knowledgeable, capable, and experienced. There may be other cardiologists that are just as good, but I am comfortable with him and hope not to have to change doctors before my heart and I 'kick the bucket'!
Patient | September 3, 2016

this is the first provider that really listened to my fears and concerns about my heart condition
Patient | September 2, 2016

Dr. Piana & his nurse gets a 10.
Patient | August 30, 2016

Provider was to the point, courteous and very knowledgeable.
Patient | August 9, 2016

Dr. Piana is the best doctor I have ever had great!! _______.
Patient | July 25, 2016

Dr. Piana has provided care for me for several years. Kind, compassionate, and highly skilled, he is the consummate professional. I have great respect for him, and a very high level of trust in him.
Patient | July 22, 2016

I love this doctor!
Patient | July 18, 2016

Excellent experience
Patient | June 27, 2016

Very quick answering question that have been emailed.
Patient | June 22, 2016

Dr. Piana is the best doctor I've ever had.
Patient | June 9, 2016

Dr. Piana is an outstanding physician both at the bedside & his surgical skill. He practices evidence based medicine & is very thoughtful in his decisions. I receive top notch care from him. OUTSTANDING CARDIOLOGIST!
Patient | June 1, 2016

Professional & personality caring made me feel totally at ease.
Patient | May 20, 2016

Dr. Piana is so down to earth, easy to ask questions off, and made me feel very comfortable. He is a great physician! #10. - Outstanding.
Patient | May 11, 2016

Always have had an excellent experience with Dr. Diana.
Patient | May 6, 2016

He was good provider and understanding.
Patient | April 7, 2016

Dr. Piana has seen both my parents and his been so good to them. That is why I wanted to switch to him. I have all the confidence in the world with him.
Patient | April 1, 2016

I have always been treated in the best manner by all I have been in contact with especially Dr. Piana and his staff.
Patient | March 15, 2016

Dr Piana always explains my condition so I can understand everything he is doing and why he is doing it. He asks me and my wife if we have any questions and explains them to us.
Patient | March 11, 2016

Dr. Piana does a wonderful job of listening to my concerns and addressing any questions.
Patient | March 9, 2016

Dr. Piana and his staff are great. They show concern for all care, I brought my sister to meet him.
Patient | March 8, 2016

Dr. Piana and his staff are top-notch -- everything I want in medical care -- they are caring and super-competent.
Patient | February 22, 2016

Probably the best provider I have ever encountered.
Patient | January 6, 2016