HCMA Centers of excellence

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

Phone: (615) 322-2318

Website: Vanderbilt Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Clinic

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy:
Why Choose Vanderbilt
  • Recognized care

    Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute is among the best heart programs in the nation and the top-ranked program in Tennessee, according to U.S. News & World Report. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is ranked the No. 1 adult hospital in Tennessee.

  • Skilled clinicians

    Our cardiologists are trained and board-certified in adult cardiology. Our specialists have additional board certifications in advanced heart disease, advanced imaging, cardiopulmonary exercise testing, arrhythmias, congenital heart disease, structural catheter-based intervention and cardiac surgery.

  • Seamless care, pediatrics to adult

    Our team works closely with your doctors at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt to help you transition from pediatric care to adult care. We work with your doctors to create a care plan that meets your unique health goals and needs.

  • Team approach

    We follow over 300 patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Our heart specialists work closely with your primary care physician, local cardiologist and other specialists. Our specialist nurse navigator ensures that all of your providers are up-to-date to help you achieve and enjoy your best total health.

  • National referral center for complex arrhythmias

    Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and other genetic heart muscle diseases are associated with risks for atrial and ventricular arrhythmias. Our electrophysiology specialists perform complex catheter ablation for many arrhythmias that cannot be treated elsewhere. They are experts in the implantation and management of pacing and defibrillation devices.

  • Access to transplant

    If heart or multi-organ transplant is the next step in your care, you’re already at the right place. We perform more heart transplants than any other program in the world, providing patients with outstanding outcomes.

  • Clinical trials

    As part of an academic medical center, we offer access to some of the most promising new approaches being tested in clinical trials.

Marshall Brinkley, MD – Director

Lynne W. Stevenson, MD – Co-director

Quinn Wells, MD, PharmD – Cardiovascular Genetics

Robert Piana, MD – Interventional Cardiology

Kashish Goel, MD – Interventional Cardiology

Rebecca Hung, MD, PhD -- Cardiomyopathy

Sean Hughes, MD – Cardiac MRI

Michael Baker, MD – Echocardiography

Ashish Shah, MD – Cardiac Surgery

Jay Montgomery, MD – Electrophysiology

Mark Wigger MD – Cardiomyopathy Outreach

Katherine Anderson, MS, CSG – Genetic Counselor

Becky King, RN – Nurse Navigator

Teresa Strickland, RN, BSN – Research Nurse

Mary Sharpe – Scheduling