Keith Churchwell, MD

Keith Churchwell, MD

Cardiology Nashville, TN

Executive Director/Chief Medical Officer, Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute

Office Address

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  • 1215 21st Avenue N
    Rm 4150
    Nashville, TN 37232
    Phone: (615) 936-2402

Dr. Churchwell's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Cardiology: Nuclear, Non-Invasive Cardiology, General Cardiology
  • Clinical Interests: Myocardial Ischemia; Valvular Heart Disease; Nuclear Cardiology

Dr. Churchwell's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • Associate ProfessorVanderbilt University Medical School/center
    Nashville, TN

Dr. Churchwell's Education & Medical Training

  • Emory UniversityEmory UniversityFellowship, Cardiovascular Disease
  • Emory UniversityEmory UniversityChief Residency, Internal Medicine
  • Emory UniversityEmory UniversityResidency, Internal Medicine
  • Washington Univ Sch of MedWashington University School of Medicine in St. LouisMedical School
  • Harvard UniversityHarvard UniversityOther Training, AB, Biology

Dr. Churchwell's Certifications & Licensure

  • KY State Medical LicenseKY State Medical License2002 - 2015
  • TN State Medical LicenseTN State Medical LicenseActive through 2013
  • American Board of Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineInternal Medicine, 1990, Current
  • American Board of Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineCardiovascular Disease, 1995

Dr. Churchwell's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid ServicesMeaningful Use Stage 1 CertificationCenters for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 2012
  • Best DoctorsBest Doctors in AmericaBest Doctors, 2012
  • Castle and Connelly Top Doctors in AmericaTop DoctorsCastle and Connelly Top Doctors in America

Dr. Churchwell's Publications & Presentations

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  • Greater Southeastern Affiliate of the American Heart AssociationPresident - Elect2012 - 2013
  • Greater Southeastern Affilate of the American Heart AssociationVice-President2011 - 2012
  • Diversity Leadership CommitteeAmerican Heart Association2012 - Present
  • Science Advisory and Coordinating CommitteeAmerican Heart Association2012 - Present
  • Greater Southeastern Affiliate of the American Heart AssociationPresident2013 - Present

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • Anthem PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Tennessee Network 5
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Rocky Mountain Group/Indiv - HMO/Private Pay
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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