Cardiac Arrhythmia

If you have atrial fibrillation or another type of cardiac arrhythmia, Vanderbilt University Medical Center knows how to care for your unique heart. With our innovation and leading research, we have the expertise to treat all heart rhythm problems, from the most basic to the most complex.

Conditions We Treat

We treat all types of cardiac arrhythmia, including:

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    Atrial fibrillation
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    Atrial flutter
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    Atrial tachycardia
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    Heart block
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    AV block
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    Long QT syndrome

Meet Your Care Team

Robert L. Abraham
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4.8

Robert L. AbrahamMD

    Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, Arrhythmias, Cardiovascular Medicine
Walter K. Clair
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4.9

Walter K. ClairMD, MPH

    Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, Arrhythmias, Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiac Electrophysiology, Cardiovascular Medicine, Implantable Defibrillator Insertion, Pacemaker Insertion
George H. Crossley
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4.7

George H. CrossleyIII, MD

    Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, Arrhythmias, Cardiovascular Medicine
Jeffrey M. Dendy

Jeffrey M. DendyMD

    Cardiac Imaging, Cardiovascular Medicine, General Cardiology
Christopher R. Ellis
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4.8

Christopher R. EllisMD, FACC

    Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, Arrhythmias, Arrhythmias - Ablation, Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiac Electrophysiology, Cardiovascular Medicine, Implantable Defibrillator Insertion
JC Estrada
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4.6

JC EstradaMD, MPH

    Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, Arrhythmias, Cardiovascular Medicine

Why Choose Cardiac Arrhythmia at Vanderbilt

  • Recognized care

    Vanderbilt is consistently ranked among the nation’s best by leading authorities on healthcare quality. People from throughout the Southeast and across the country rely on us for the best and most innovative care possible. 

  • Knowledge and experience

    Because we are one of the busiest heart programs in the U.S., we have more experience than most. That means quality care for you. We have special expertise in atrial fibrillation, ventricular tachycardia and left atrial appendage closure. We welcome patients with even the most complex heart arrhythmias, including those who haven’t had successful treatment at other hospitals.

  • Team approach

    We work together to ensure that you receive the comprehensive care you need. Our team members collaborate with each other, as well as with experts in other medical disciplines, to provide you with individual care that addresses your unique needs.

  • Innovation

    At Vanderbilt you may have access to advanced treatments before they are widely available. We have worked with manufacturers to introduce new medical devices to treat cardiac arrhythmia. Our doctors have helped develop new surgical techniques for closing the heart’s left atrial appendage, reducing stroke risk for patients with atrial fibrillation.

  • Advanced care

    As part of an academic medical center, we are leaders in caring for the most complex conditions. Our commitment to research means that you receive the most current, advanced treatment available.

Tests, Treatments and Services

We offer a full range of tests, treatments and services, including:

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    Electrocardiography (ECG or EKG)
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    Electrophysiology testing, including visual evoked potentials and ERG
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    Exercise stress test
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    Holter monitoring
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    Implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD)
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    Implanted loop recorder
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    Left atrial appendage closure

Locations (7)

4323 Carothers Parkway, Suite 405
Franklin, TN 37067
300 Steam Plant Road, Suite 460
Gallatin, TN 37066
1370 Gateway Boulevard, Suite 200
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
1215 21st Avenue South, 5th Floor
Nashville, TN 37232
Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks
719 Thompson Lane, Suite 22100
Nashville, TN 37204