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Benjamin F. Byrd MD

Director, Echocardiography Laboratory, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, and Professor of Medicine
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  • 156 ratings
  • 14 comments

Areas of Expertise

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    Adult Congenital Heart Disease
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    Cardiac Imaging
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    Cardiovascular Medicine
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    Coronary Heart Disease
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    General Cardiology
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    Heart Valve Diseases

Conditions and Treatments

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    Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
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    Acrocyanosis (fingers or toes turning red/blue/purple/pale)
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    Adult Congenital Heart Disease with Pregnancy / Maternal Fetal (MFM)
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    Amyloid Cardiomyopathy
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    Angina (chest pain)
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    Aortic Aneurysm and Dissection without Rupture
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    Aortic Atresia
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    Aortic Branch Vessel Disease
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    Cardiac Clearance for Non-Heart Procedure
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    Catherization Evaluation
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    Core Sapien or Core Valve Procedure
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    Heart Transplant
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    Minimally Invasive Valve Repair and Replacement
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    MitraClip / Mitral Stenosis
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    PCSK9 Inhibitor
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    Possible Transplant

Location

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

Languages

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    English
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    French

Education

  • Doctor of Medicine - Vanderbilt University, 1977
  • Post Graduate Training - Harvard University, 1979
  • Residency - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1981
  • Fellowship - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1983
  • Post Graduate Training - University of California San Francisco Medical Center, 1984

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine, 1981
  • Cardiovascular Disease - American Board of Internal Medicine, 1983

Patient Comments

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All the care providers presented their action and care in a very professional ways.
September 30, 2022
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I would trust *Dr. Byrd with my children/grandchildren/loved ones.
September 25, 2022
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Dr Byrd is excellent to follow up with results and questions with a phone call, which I greatly appreciate.
August 30, 2022
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He is the QUICKEST, always willing & listen and not a believe in over-_____ and over-treatment.3. ALWAYS.
August 17, 2022
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I really appreciate the amount of time Dr.Byrd spent with me to really understand my health history and medical concerns.
July 14, 2022
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*Dr. Byrd is the best doctor that I have ever had.
June 7, 2022
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I was assigned *Dr. Byrd when I came to Vandy I wish I could switch doctors because he talks over me every time I voice a concern or ask a question.
May 26, 2022
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*Dr. Byrd and his staff was excellent!! He took an extensive report & exam of me. I would definitely recommend him to anyone!!
May 3, 2022
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Dr. Byrd is great. He is very good at answering my questions and explaining my medical problem to me and explaining his recommended treatment.
April 25, 2022
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