Adult Cystic Fibrosis Clinic
The Adult Cystic Fibrosis Clinic at Vanderbilt University Medical Center offers the most advanced care available in Tennessee for this chronic, progressive disease. Our team of experts will help you manage cystic fibrosis symptoms and any challenges along the way.
Meet Your Care Team
Susan V. EastmanNP
- Allergy / Pulmonary and Critical Care, Cystic Fibrosis, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Why Choose Adult Cystic Fibrosis Clinic at Vanderbilt
- Recognized care
Vanderbilt is among the top 20 programs in the country and the top-ranked pulmonology program in Tennessee, according to U.S. News & World Report. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is ranked the No. 1 adult hospital in Tennessee.
- Access to clinical trials
As the only academic medical center in the region, we offer you the opportunity to participate in research that is investigating new approaches to care. Our participation in the largest cystic fibrosis clinical trial network gives you access to new, innovative treatment options before they are widely available.
- Coordinated care
Our dedicated cystic fibrosis patient coordinator can help you schedule appointments and gather medical records and test results. We guide you through your care plan.
- Access to specialists
We work closely with other specialists at Vanderbilt to ensure that you receive comprehensive care for your unique needs. We can quickly refer you to an otolaryngologist, endocrinologist, gastroenterologist or allergist, if needed.
- A team approach
Our pulmonologists, nurse practitioners, respiratory therapists and nurses work with specialty pharmacists, social workers and dietitians to provide you personalized care.
- Cystic Fibrosis Foundation accredited
We are one of only a few clinics in Tennessee to be accredited by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. In 2018 we received the foundation’s Quality Care Award for our commitment to improving patient care.
Tests, Treatments and Services
We offer a full range of tests, treatments and services, including:
- Airway clearance techniques
- Ciliary biopsy
- Genetic testing
- Lifestyle changes, such as diet and exercise