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Macrae F. Linton MD

Stephen and Mary Schillig Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology, Director, Vanderbilt Lipid Clinic, and Co-Director, Atherosclerosis Research Unit
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  • 70 ratings

Areas of Expertise

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    Cardiovascular Medicine
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    Hypercholesterolemia and/or Dyslipidemia
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    Internal Medicine
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    Preventive Cardiology

Locations (2)

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


  • Doctor of Medicine - University of Tennessee Memphis, 1985
  • Internship - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1986
  • Residency - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1988
  • Fellowship - University of California San Francisco Medical Center, 1991

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine, 1988

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.
The care provider gave us all kinds of negative feedback of things that we need to do to help our child instead of helping & encouraging us.
May 16, 2022
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Smart doctor!
April 6, 2022
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My provider is well established and very professional.
March 24, 2022
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*Dr. Linton is very professional and caring. He is a GREAT physician. "Always helpful" - all other staff is very professional, I am always impressed with the service & care I receive.
March 22, 2022
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I go to *Dr. Linton because of a specific issue... and he is a Lipid specialist. So, I would recommend him if someone had a similar concern.
January 2, 2022
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I think it was just one of those days. I've been going to him for years & have always had good in & out times & time spent with physician has been very good.
November 23, 2021
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*Dr. Linton sat down and explained my concerns and treatment very well and was not rushed to get to the next patient.
November 10, 2021
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October 26, 2021
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*Dr. Linton is a very good listener. He is "always" professional and caring. He actually scheduled an additional test for me to check for possible blockages in my arteries.
August 31, 2021
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