Nurse Practitioners

  • Grace Fallin - RN, FNP-BC
  • Nora Jewell - ANP-BC
  • Mary Ann Jorissen - RN, ACNP-BC
  • Traci Marcrum - MSN, RN, NP
  • Leslie Tenpenny - RN, FNP-BC
  • Samuel J. Younger - AGPCNP-BC, MSN, MHA, FACHE

Contact US

Administrative Office
5209 Medical Center East
1215 21st Ave. S.
Nashville, TN 37232
(615) 343-6165

Adult Appointments
(615) 322-2318

Pediatric Appointments
(615) 343-6525

Faculty

Ashish Shaw

Ashish Shah, M.D.
Professor of Cardiac Surgery
Alfred Blalock Endowed Director and Chairman
Department of Cardiac Surgery

Absi

Tarek Absi, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Cardiac Surgery

Barton

Ben R. Barton, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Cardiac Surgery

Danter

Matthew R. Danter, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Cardiac Surgery

Kaiser

Clayton A. Kaiser, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Cardiac Surgery

Levack
Melissa Levack, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Cardiac Surgery

Merrill

Walter H. Merrill, M.D.
Professor, Chief of Staff
Vanderbilt University Hospital

Petracek
Michael R. Petracek, M.D.
Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair in Surgery
Professor of Cardiac Surgery
Department of Cardiac Surgery


Division of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery

Bichell

David P. Bichell, M.D.
Professor and Division Chief
Division of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery

Christian

Karla G. Christian, M.D.
Associate Professor
Division of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery

Mettler

Bret A. Mettler, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Division of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery