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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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  • 145 ratings

Areas of Expertise

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    Cardiovascular Medicine
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    Congestive Heart Failure
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    Heart Transplant
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    Heart Transplantation
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    Mechanical Circulatory Support

Locations (2)

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


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  • 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

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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.
Dr, Schlendorf is always knowledgeable and on point when explaining your condition and or medications.
April 19, 2022
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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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Dr Schlendorf consistently listens, asks relevant questions, and explains any changes to course of treatment using evidence based medicine as her guide.
December 22, 2021
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She is always very caring and attentive
November 22, 2021
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Awesome, caring, attentive, informative, knowledgeable
October 28, 2021
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