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Douglas M. Brinkley MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, and Director, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Program
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  • 73 ratings

Areas of Expertise

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    Cardiovascular Medicine
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    Congestive Heart Failure
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    Heart Transplantation
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    Mechanical Circulatory Support

Locations (2)

1215 21st Avenue South, 5th Floor
Nashville, TN 37232
11440 Parkside Drive, Suite 205
Knoxville, TN 37934


  • Doctor of Medicine - Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 2007
  • Residency, Internal Medicine - Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University Medical Center, 2010
  • Fellowship, Cardiovascular Medicine - Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 2015
  • Fellowship, Heart Failure & Transplantation - Brigham and Women's Hospital - Harvard Medical School, 2016

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease - American Board of Internal Medicine, 2015
  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology - American Board of Internal Medicine, 2016

Patient Comments

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Great service.
January 22, 2021
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both physician and physician assistant involved in discussion.
December 20, 2020
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She was thorough about prescriptions.
October 27, 2020
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He kept me calm with all that I'm dealing with, and helped my understanding of what we are doing.
October 8, 2020
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*Dr. Brinkley is an excellent Dr. Always listens & makes good decisions regarding my health.
September 11, 2020
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Very good exp.
September 1, 2020
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I wish all of my doctors were this good.
August 4, 2020
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He took time to explain my virus risks.
June 18, 2020
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Very good dr.
June 9, 2020
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