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Erin A. Gillaspie MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Thoracic Surgery, and Head, Thoracic Surgery Robotics
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  • 107 ratings

Areas of Expertise

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    Lung Conditions
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    Lung Transplant
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    Lung Transplantation
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    Lung/Thoracic Cancer
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    Surgery for Diseases of the Lung
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    Surgery for Diseases of the Rib Cage and Diaphragm
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    Surgery for Lung Cancer and Esophageal Cancer
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    Thoracic Surgery

Locations (2)

1301 Medical Center Drive, B817
Nashville, TN 37232
1301 Medical Center Drive, Suite B817
Nashville, TN 37232


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  • Doctor of Medicine - University of Miami, 2008
  • Internship - Spartanburg Regional Medical Center, 2009
  • Residency - Bassett Medical Center, 2013
  • Fellowship - Mayo Clinic, 2016
  • Master of Public Health - Vanderbilt University, 2018

Board Certifications

  • Surgery - American Board of Surgery, 2014

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.
She not only cares for my well-being as a patient, but as a person.
March 4, 2022
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Always do!THE BEST.
March 2, 2022
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I recommend everyone to Vanderbilt.
Februray 2, 2022
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Erin was very thorough and very caring,. We left there feeling like we had come to the right place.
January 28, 2022
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The video call was so easy. My provider is always wonderful and attentive to me and my questions.
January 18, 2022
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Unrelated to my visit to this doctor, she helped me with a recent broken toe. By ordering an x-ray for my foot then followed up with a call to make sure I had found treatment.
October 12, 2021
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The absolute best Dr ever. I cannot say enough kind words about her. She saved my life and continues to care about my life. A wonderful woman and outstanding Dr.
September 13, 2021
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Clearly knew how to communicate expectations, ease concerns, and inform me about my case
August 31, 2021
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*Dr. Gillaspie was very friendly, very attentive (listened to all my questions & answered them); explained the reason for my visit fully & in a manner I fully understood. She showed that she cared about me & what course of treatment would be best!
August 27, 2021
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