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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  • 86 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


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


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  • 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

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I very much appreciated him taking notes, and explaining the different things that can/have been tried as treatments as well as the things that are being tested and what is best for now and what may need to happen on the future.
August 17, 2020
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A very good experience, thank you.
August 17, 2020
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May 20, 2020
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Very friendly and shows concern for my health issues.
April 29, 2020
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Very thorough on explaining care.
Februray 27, 2020
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*Dr. Linton & staff are great! I had to wait a little longer, but it was well worth it. VMC provides GREAT medical care. *Dr. Linton is #1.
January 10, 2020
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He was very supportive and concerned. Explanations were very clear and concise.
November 12, 2019
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Very personable and caring.
September 27, 2019
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I have already recommended VMC and program to others, especially family members with similar problems.
September 10, 2019
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