Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute

Driven by passion and persistence, Kim Arnold goes above and beyond to help patients

“Her service and love for our patients translates directly with her quality of work.”

Congenital Heart Program gains accreditation from ACHA

The Adult Congenital Heart Association (ACHA) has awarded the Vanderbilt Adult Congenital Heart Program status as an Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ACHD) Accredited Comprehensive Care Center — the first in Tennessee.

Freedman named director of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Jane Freedman, MD, will join Vanderbilt University Medical Center as director of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and the physician-in-chief of the Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute, effective Aug. 1.

Muñoz named to key VHVI leadership role

Daniel Muñoz, MD, MPA, associate professor of Medicine, has been named the new executive medical director of the Patient Care Center (PCC) at Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute (VHVI), effective Jan. 1, 2021.

VHVI’s Brown, Agrawal receive American Heart Association awards

Two Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute researchers are receiving awards from the American Heart Association.

Christopher Ellis, MD, is studying a minimally invasive procedure to treat patients with longstanding atrial fibrillation.

Minimally invasive treatment option for AFib studied

A minimally invasive procedure that combines ligation of the left atrial appendage (LAA) with hybrid epicardial-endocardial ablation is a feasible, safe and effective method of treating patients with longstanding atrial fibrillation (AF or AFib), according to a new Vanderbilt-led study.

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