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Ashish S. Shah MD

Professor of Cardiac Surgery, Surgical Director, Heart Transplant Program, and Alfred Blalock Endowed Director and Chair, 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

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.
The doctor provided the most excellent and professional care, even though I was 30 mins. late, and she had an appt. commitment following mine. She covered every topic and then some. I was extremely pleased with her thoroughness and true care for my well being.
September 24, 2021
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Dr.Shah was excellent in my opinion
September 11, 2021
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Thanks *Dr. Shah & staff and rest of the "team" that fixed my aneurysm. Most appreciative of you all!
August 31, 2021
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Dr. Shah , the best I've meet since beginning my search for a cardiac surgeon. Awesome meeting I have hope .
August 21, 2021
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Very happy
July 28, 2021
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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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