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Walter K. Clair MD, MPH

Professor of Medicine, and Vice Chair for Diversity and Inclusion, Department of Medicine
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  • 183 ratings
  • 26 comments

Areas of Expertise

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    Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology
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    Arrhythmias
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    Atrial Fibrillation
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    Cardiac Electrophysiology
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    Cardiovascular Medicine
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    Implantable Defibrillator Insertion
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    Pacemaker Insertion

Locations (3)

1215 21st Avenue South, 5th Floor
Nashville, TN 37232
Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks
719 Thompson Lane, Suite 22100
Nashville, TN 37204

Programs and Clinics

Languages

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    English

Education

  • Doctor of Medicine - Harvard University, 1981
  • Internship - Brigham and Women's Hospital - Harvard Medical School, 1982
  • Chief Residency - Brigham and Women's Hospital - Harvard Medical School, 1984
  • Residency - Brigham and Women's Hospital - Harvard Medical School, 1984
  • Master of Public Health - Harvard University, 1985
  • Fellowship - Harvard University, 1985
  • Cardiology Fellowship - Duke University Health System, 1992
  • EP Fellowship - Duke University Health System, 1993

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine, 1984
  • Cardiovascular Disease - American Board of Internal Medicine, 1991
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology - American Board of Internal Medicine, 1996

Patient Comments

Patient Comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Experience Survey and displayed in full. Patients are not identified in order to respect patient privacy.
Such a caring physician
October 11, 2021
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Took the time to get my perspective and worked through with reasonable solutions and the way ahead to gain a full understanding of the issue I am dealing with.
September 29, 2021
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Love Dr. Claire. He was referred to me by my Memphis electrophysiologist. He's met every expectation. I feel lucky to be under his care!
September 22, 2021
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Dr Clair is excellent and I am grateful he is one of my caring physician at Vanderbilt
September 21, 2021
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Veryprofessional
August 26, 2021
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No one in the USA could have a better cardiologist than *Dr. Walter Clair. This includes the president of our country.
August 23, 2021
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Dr Clair is a wonderful, personable physician.
August 18, 2021
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Dr Clair was very through in his approach, explained my condition to both me and my spouse and offered explanations and paths forward to ensure the best outcomes for my health. I am very thankful for having Dr Walter Clair as a key player on my team of health care providers.
August 14, 2021
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Outstanding care, concern and advice.
July 12, 2021
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