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Vanderbilt Heart Disease Prevention Program

If you are at risk for heart disease, or have already had a heart attack or stroke, we can help you live your healthiest. Our Heart Disease Prevention Program includes a risk assessment and support services, such as nutrition counseling and weight management.

Conditions We Treat

  • Carotid artery disease
  • Coronary artery disease (CAD), whether or not you’ve already had a heart attack or stroke
  • Diabetes
  • High blood pressure (hypertension)
  • High cholesterol
  • Peripheral artery disease (PAD)

Heart Disease Prevention Team

Heart Disease Prevention: Why Choose Vanderbilt

  • Recognized care: Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute is among the top 20 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.
  • A team approach: Our team includes cardiologists, endocrinologists, vascular specialists, weight loss specialists, program coordinators and nurses. They work together to help you lower your risk or recurrence of heart disease. We also work with your primary care doctor. If you need advanced heart care, you have access to some of the top heart and vascular specialists in the U.S.
  • Support services: We have experts ready to help you quit smoking or plan an exercise routine, if needed. Our registered dietitian can help you plan heart-healthy, delicious meals.
  • Personalized care: We will review your family history, current health and lifestyle and create a health plan customized for you. Your treatment may include nutrition counseling, weight management or other support services.

Tests, Treatments and Services

  • Blood pressure control
  • Carotid artery ultrasound
  • Cholesterol reduction
  • Coronary artery calcium score
  • Diabetes management
  • Electrocardiogram
  • Exercise planning
  • Exercise stress test
  • Nutrition counseling
  • Smoking cessation
  • Weight management


Vanderbilt Heart
1215 21st Ave S., 5th Floor
Nashville, TN 37232
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Vanderbilt Heart One Hundred Oaks
719 Thompson Lane, Suite 22100
Nashville, TN 37204
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For Referring Physicians

To refer a patient to the Heart Disease Prevention Program, call (615) 343-9188.