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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

Meet Your Care Team

Jessica M. Duran

Jessica M. DuranMD

    Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiovascular Medicine, Coronary Heart Disease, Coronary Microvascular Disease, Preventive Cardiology, Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection (SCAD), Women's Heart Disease
Kathryn Lindley

Kathryn LindleyMD, FACC

    Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiovascular Medicine, Congenital Heart Disease, Hypertension, Maternal Cardiac Disease in Pregnancy, Preventive Cardiology

Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection (SCAD): Why Choose Vanderbilt

  • diploma, award, ribbon, Recognized care, quality
    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. 

  • physician, doctor, stethoscope, Skilled clinicians
    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.

  • conference, Team approach, people, staff, partners
    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.

  • microscope, Advanced care
    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.

  • survey, clipboard, Clinical trials
    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

  • lightning bolt, Innovation, advanced

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

Tests, Treatments and Services

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


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