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Kelly H. Schlendorf MD, MHS

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Director, Heart Failure and Transplant, and Medical Director, Adult Heart Transplant Program
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  • 133 ratings
  • 13 comments

Areas of Expertise

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    Cardiovascular Medicine
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    Congestive Heart Failure
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    Heart Transplantation
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    Mechanical Circulatory Support

Conditions and Treatments

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    Advanced Heart Failure
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    Amyloid Cardiomyopathy
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    Atrial Fibrillation (afib)
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    Cardiomyopathy
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    Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
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    Diastolic Heart Failure
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    Dilated Cardiomyopathy
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    Dyspnea on Exertion (shortness of breath, shortness of air)
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    Heart Transplant
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    Mechanical Circulatory Support
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    Milrinone Drip
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    Possible Ventricular Assist Device (VAD evaluation)

Locations

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

Languages

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    English

Education

  • Doctor of Medicine - Emory University, 2005
  • Residency, Internal Medicine - Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System, 2008
  • Master of Health Science - Johns Hopkins University, 2011
  • Fellowship, Cardiovascular Medicine - Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System, 2011
  • Fellowship, Heart Failure & Transplantation - Duke University Health System, 2012

Board Certifications

  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology - American Board of Internal Medicine, 2014

Related Stories

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Born with a congenital heart defect, a heart transplant at 19

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.
Because I live 300 miles from the hospital, it's good I can use telehealth and drive to the hospital once a year.
August 16, 2022
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I was gratified to have Dr. Kelly see me on this visit. I look forward to visits with her.
August 16, 2022
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Dr Schlendorf is a great dr
August 12, 2022
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Dr, Schlendorf is always knowledgeable and on point when explaining your condition and or medications.
April 19, 2022
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Great
February 22, 2022
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We tell everyone how professional and nice everyone at Vanderbilt has been.
February 19, 2022
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Very friendly and informed of my condition before even coming into the room.
February 18, 2022
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Dr. Schlendorf is an exceptional physician. She very intelligent, wise, astute, very good listener, compassionate and well rounded lady/physician. She makes her high pressured position look easy to navigate and manage. My wife and I are very thankful for her guidance and care.
February 11, 2022
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Doctor actually took the time to speak with me as a human being with feelings very caring positions knowledge is an a+
February 3, 2022
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