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Robert Noel Piana, MD


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

4.9 4.9 185 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.
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

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