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John Addison McPherson, MD


Professor of Medicine

4.9 4.9 182 ratings

Insurance plans accepted

Insurance plans accepted

Areas of Expertise

Cardiovascular Medicine
Coronary Heart Disease
General Cardiology
Interventional Cardiology
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Board Certificates

Interventional Cardiology - American Board of Internal Medicine, 2000
Cardiovascular Disease - American Board of Internal Medicine, 1999
Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine, 1996


MD - University of California Los Angeles, 1993
Fellowship - University of Virginia Health System, 2000
Fellowship - University of Virginia Health System, 1999
Residency - Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System, 1996
Internship - Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System, 1994


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.
VMC very fortunate (as am I) that Dr. McPherson is on staff. My relationship has grown over the years and he has been a guiding light along the way to better health.
Patient | March 7, 2018

Dr. McPherson is an outstanding Cardiologist and a very caring person. He has been treating my CAD for over 15 years and is always there for me when I need him. I recommend him to all my family and friends and anyone I encounter needing a Cardiologist. He is A+++++!
Patient | February 27, 2018

Dr. McPherson is the greatest! I credit him with helping save my life 17 years ago.
Patient | February 26, 2018

Dr. McPherson always is attentive and helpful.
Patient | January 10, 2018

I will and have recommending this provider.
Patient | October 2, 2017

He's excellent in all areas!
Patient | September 12, 2017

Dr. McPherson rocks!! Couldn't have asked for a more professional & personable cardio caregiver!!
Patient | August 10, 2017

I have never met with a physician who truly listened to me took what I said into consideration and talked with me so attentively as Dr. McPherson. I wish they were all like him.
Patient | August 7, 2017

My mother (patient) is a dementia patient and Dr. McPherson held her hand and spoke directly to her during appointment and made sure she was comfortable during visit and worked at her speed - Just wonderful.
Patient | August 2, 2017

Respectful, friendly, concerned about my health care and well being.
Patient | July 20, 2017

Very good - My daughter is one of his patients.
Patient | June 26, 2017

Amazing physician.
Patient | June 15, 2017

Awesome dr.
Patient | June 5, 2017

All good experience.
Patient | May 30, 2017

Very patient, kind and understanding.
Patient | May 19, 2017

I feel very confident that Dr. McPherson understands my health problems and takes good care of me.
Patient | May 10, 2017

Dr. McPherson is an incredible physician, incredibly smart, incredibly thorough, and incredibly kind.
Patient | May 10, 2017

Dr. McPherson is very professional caring. He has been my cardiologist past 11-12 yrs.
Patient | May 9, 2017

He always take good care of me!
Patient | April 17, 2017

Greatest doctor ever!
Patient | April 6, 2017

Patient | April 6, 2017