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Spontaneous Coronary Artery Disease (SCAD)

Vanderbilt University Medical Center offers compassionate, comprehensive care for patients with spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD). As one of the only specialized SCAD programs in the nation, we can give you an accurate diagnosis and a personalized care plan so you can get back to a normal life

Conditions We Treat

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    Spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD)
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    Cervical artery dissection
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    Arterial aneurysm

Meet Your Care Team

Soo H. Kim
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Soo H. KimMD, MPH

    Abdominal Aortic (AAA), Cardiovascular Medicine, Carotid Disease, General Cardiology, Peripheral Vascular Disease, Varicose Veins, Vascular Surgery

Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection (SCAD): Why Choose Vanderbilt

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    Recognized care

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

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    Skilled clinicians

    Our doctors have specialized training in diagnosing and treating complex arterial disorders. As leading experts, our doctors also serve in the organizations responsible for establishing national guidelines for patient care.

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    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.

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    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.

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    Clinical trials

    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

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    We created an imaging process specifically for SCAD to improve the accuracy of your diagnosis. Our team also offers full vascular ultrasound imaging.

Treating Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection

Tests, Treatments and Services

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

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    Coronary angioplasty and stenting
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    Coronary bypass
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    Heart transplant
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    Cardiac rehabilitation


1215 21st Avenue South, 5th Floor
Nashville, TN 37232