Hypertension Center

The Vanderbilt Comprehensive Hypertension Center is a consult team. We help referring doctors with patients who have complications of hypertension. We evaluate and manage as much or little as the primary physician wants.

We receive and treat both physician referrals and patient self-referrals to our clinic.

Conditions We Treat

Meet Your Care Team

Joshua A. Beckman
star empty iconstar empty iconstar empty iconstar empty iconstar empty iconstar iconstar iconstar iconstar iconstar icon
4.7

Joshua A. BeckmanMD, MS

    Abdominal Aortic (AAA), Aortic Center, Cardiovascular Medicine, Carotid Disease, General Cardiology, Peripheral Vascular Disease, Varicose Veins
James M. Luther
star empty iconstar empty iconstar empty iconstar empty iconstar empty iconstar iconstar iconstar iconstar iconstar icon
4.7

James M. LutherMD

    Hypertension, Nephrology
Meena Madhur

Meena MadhurMD, PhD

    Cardiovascular Medicine, General Cardiology
Allen J. Naftilan
star empty iconstar empty iconstar empty iconstar empty iconstar empty iconstar iconstar iconstar iconstar iconstar icon
4.9

Allen J. NaftilanMD, PhD

    Cardiovascular Medicine, Congestive Heart Failure, Hypertension

Why Choose Hypertension Center at Vanderbilt

  • Skilled clinicians

    Vanderbilt's hypertension physicians focus exclusively on hypertension and its complications. Your team of doctors has extensive experience treating your form of hypertension, no matter how complex it is.

  • Recognized care

    The American Heart Association designated Vanderbilt Hypertension as a Comprehensive Hypertension Center. The AHA looks for practices that follow proven, research-based treatment guidelines. So as a patient, you know that no matter how difficult your high blood pressure has been to treat, when you come to Vanderbilt Hypertension, your treatment and its outcome will be guided by the results of many patients who have gone before.

  • 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

  • Team approach

    Our designation as an AHA Comprehensive Hypertension Center recognizes our network of expertise, which includes cardiologists, vascular surgeons and hypertension specialists. This designation recognizes our depth of expertise and large patient volume. You can be assured that we will provide thorough and comprehensive care for your particular form of hypertension.

  • Comprehensive care

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

Tests, Treatments and Services

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

  • checkmark icon
    24-hour ambulatory blood pressure recording
  • checkmark icon
    Quantitative echocardiography
  • checkmark icon
    Exercise testing
  • checkmark icon
    Ankle-brachial index
  • checkmark icon
    Carotid Doppler ultrasound
  • checkmark icon
    Evaluation of autonomic function
  • checkmark icon
    Renal angiography
  • checkmark icon
    Renal vein renin sampling

Location

1301 Medical Center Drive, 2nd Floor
Nashville, TN 37232

Related Programs and Clinics