Heart Disease Prevention

If you are at risk for heart disease — or have already had a heart attack or stroke — we can help you live your healthiest. Our Heart Disease Prevention Program includes risk assessment and support services, such as nutrition counseling and weight management.

Conditions We Treat

We treat all heart diseases, including:

Meet Your Care Team

Sharmin Basher
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4.8

Sharmin BasherMD, MS

    Cardiovascular Medicine, General Cardiology, Preventive Cardiology, Women's Heart Disease
Barbara G. Carranza Leon
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4.8

Barbara G. Carranza LeonMD

    Cardiovascular Medicine, Diabetes, Diabetes and Endocrinology, Endocrinology and Metabolism, General Surgery, Lipid Disorders
Amanda C. Doran

Amanda C. DoranMD, PhD

    Cardiovascular Medicine, General Cardiology, Hypercholesterolemia and/or Dyslipidemia, Preventive Cardiology
Jennifer C. Kelley
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4.9

Jennifer C. KelleyMD, MSCE

    Diabetes, Diabetes and Endocrinology, Lipid Disorders, Pediatric Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Type 2 Diabetes and Type 1 Diabetes
Macrae F. Linton
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4.7

Macrae F. LintonMD

    Cardiovascular Medicine, Hypercholesterolemia and/or Dyslipidemia, Internal Medicine, Preventive Cardiology
Beth P. Meador
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4.9

Beth P. MeadorMSN

    Heart and Vascular

Why Choose Heart Disease Prevention 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. 

  • 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.

  • Support services

    We have experts ready to help you quit smoking or plan an exercise routine, if needed. Our registered dietitian can help you plan heart-healthy, delicious meals.

  • Personalized care

    We tailor your treatment plan to meet your unique needs and health goals. We help you navigate your treatment options to ensure that you receive the best possible care.

Tests, Treatments and Services

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

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    Blood pressure control
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    Cholesterol reduction
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    Coronary artery calcium score
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    Diabetes management
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    Electrocardiography (ECG or EKG)
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    Exercise planning
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    Exercise stress test

Locations (2)

1215 21st Avenue South, 5th Floor
Nashville, TN 37232
Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks
719 Thompson Lane, Suite 22100
Nashville, TN 37204