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Cheryl L Laffer, MD, PhD


Professor of Medicine; Director, Vanderbilt Comprehensive Hypertension Service

4.7 4.7 166 ratings

Insurance plans accepted

Insurance plans accepted

Areas of Expertise


Board Certificates

Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine, 1988
Clinical Hypertension - American Society of Hypertension, 1999


MD - University of Miami, 1985
PhD - University of Wisconsin, 1981
Residency - Mount Sinai Medical Center, 1988
Fellowship - University of California San Francisco Medical Center, 1983


Vanderbilt Hypertension Center
Vanderbilt Comprehensive Hypertension Center
1301 Medical Center Drive
2nd Floor
Nashville, TN 37212

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Patient Comments

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Patient | May 17, 2017

Dr. Laffer and her team are excellent
Patient | April 24, 2017

Very good.
Patient | April 18, 2017

Patient | February 22, 2017

Very good.
Patient | February 7, 2017

Knows her stuff- ex primary care package could have stroked me out over 9 months. Dr. Laffer fixed my problem in one visit.
Patient | January 24, 2017

Dr. Laffer & Sandy are wonderful. caring practitioners.
Patient | January 20, 2017

Very good.
Patient | December 2, 2016

Dr. Laffer is outstanding, she has been able to get my BP under control which makes me feel 100% better. I have all my confidence in her & very proud she is one of my medical providers.
Patient | October 28, 2016

Patient | October 14, 2016

I'm very glad that I got Dr. Laffer as my care provider. She is very knowledgeable and I feel at ease knowing she is getting my BP issues controlled.
Patient | September 1, 2016

I really trust and feel safe w/Dr. Laffer as my doc.
Patient | September 1, 2016

The best I have had the privilege or appointment.
Patient | August 24, 2016

She is outstanding, any patient would be well cared for under her care. I could not be happier.
Patient | July 28, 2016

Dr. Laffer is the best!! Knowledge.
Patient | July 28, 2016

Dr. Laffer and her staff are excellent!!
Patient | July 27, 2016

Patient | July 22, 2016

Always a very good experience.
Patient | June 1, 2016

Very sharp, very professional, excellent sense of humor, very intense.
Patient | April 28, 2016