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Shah named to lead Department of Cardiac Surgery

Ashish Shah, M.D., director of Heart Transplant and Mechanical Circulatory Support at Vanderbilt, has been named chair of the Department of Cardiac Surgery.

Heart transplant program reaches major milestone

Surgeons at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) performed five heart transplants in four days to place the institution among an elite group of transplant centers in the country — reaching 1,000 heart transplantations.


Ranking lauds VUMC’s Cardiac Surgery program

Vanderbilt University Medical Center was recognized as the No. 1 hospital in Tennessee for Medical Excellence in Major Cardiac Surgery by CareChex 2017 Hospital Quality Ratings Analysis.

Vanderbilt first in Tennessee to implant novel heart support device

Event celebrates new holders of endowed chairs at Vanderbilt

Seven faculty members of the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine named to endowed chairs were honored for their academic achievements during a celebration on Wednesday at the Student Life Center.

Vanderbilt University Medical Center offers surgical option for form of pulmonary hypertension