Heart specialists at Vanderbilt University Medical Center provide expert care for a full range of aortic disorders. This includes Marfan syndrome, a genetic condition affecting connective tissue that often causes problems with the aorta, the main vessel carrying blood from the heart. We help you manage your heart condition so you can live a full, active life.
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.
Our cardiologists, heart surgeons and vascular surgeons have vast experience in caring for patients with Marfan syndrome and other aortic disorders. They are uniquely skilled to treat your condition, no matter how routine or complex.
If you have Marfan syndrome, we provide comprehensive care, including genetic evaluation and counseling. Our patient care coordinator guides you through your diagnosis and treatment. You also have direct access to top Vanderbilt doctors in orthopedics, ophthalmology and other specialties.
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.
Our surgeons use the least-invasive procedures to get the best outcomes. We have a history of pioneering innovative techniques, such as minimally invasive aneurysm repair, and have trained surgeons across the country. We can offer advanced treatment even to some patients who have been told their condition is inoperable.
As part of an academic medical center, we offer access to some of the most promising new approaches being tested in clinical trials. Find a clinical trial.
We want to make your experience as seamless and stress-free as possible. You can use our secure online portal, My Health at Vanderbilt, to contact your care team 24/7, schedule appointments, manage medications and access your medical records.
We offer a full range of tests, treatments and services, including: