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Ashish S. Shah MD

Professor of Cardiac Surgery, Surgical Director, Heart Transplant Program, Alfred Blalock Endowed Director and Chairman, and Department of Cardiac Surgery
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  • 167 ratings

Areas of Expertise

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    Aortic Center
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    Cardiac Surgery
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    Cardiac Tumors
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    Cardiac Valve Disease
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    Heart Assist Devices
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    Heart Transplant
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    Heart Valve Center
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    Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy & Inherited Disease
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    Pulmonary Endarterectomy for Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension


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


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  • Doctor of Medicine - University of Pittsburgh, 1995
  • Internship - Duke University Health System, 1996
  • Research Fellowship - Duke University Health System, 1999
  • Residency - Duke University Health System, 2002
  • Residency - Duke University Health System, 2005

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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. Shah was wonderful and fully assessed my situation along with my family history. I feel very competent that he will help me develop a plan & assist me where I need it. I feel very lucky to have him as my doctor.
January 7, 2021
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Although Dr. Shah did not ultimately do my surgery, I would still recommend him to others
January 6, 2021
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The doctor and nurses answered questions I had and was very kind.
October 30, 2020
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Everyone who provided a service was exceptional
October 28, 2020
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Very good - they listened to our questions and answered completely.
October 27, 2020
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Never had a better experience in a hospital.
October 1, 2020
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I am very pleased with my consultation with Dr. Shah.
September 7, 2020
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They spent as much time as it took to get my questions answered, and me to understand the answers.
September 4, 2020
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August 18, 2020
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