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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

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Surgery - American Board of Thoracic Surgery, 2007

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Patient Comments

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*Dr. Shah was very kind, polite, interested in my concerns and questions. He is remarkable!
July 20, 2021
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*Dr. Shah was wonderful, I feel as if I were in the best hands in us. He was thorough, kind, brilliant, amazing.
July 16, 2021
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Ask us what was discussed with other doctors! Was almost an hour late & consultation lasted less than 15 minutes
July 6, 2021
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It was a very good Visit with Dr. Shah he's very good at what he does..very Professional.
June 15, 2021
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Highly recommended.
June 1, 2021
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Dr Shah was great, explained everything and answered all of my questions.
May 25, 2021
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Dr. Shah is very kind and informative. He put me at ease about the whole situation.
March 31, 2021
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A great place for serious health issues.
March 18, 2021
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Dr. Shah took time to answer our questions and concerns. He explained and helped me understand my test results and health condition.
Februray 18, 2021
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