Dr. Benjamin Franklin Byrd MD Cardiologist

Dr. Benjamin Byrd is a cardiologist in Nashville, Tennessee and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Vanderbilt Hospital and Clinics and Williamson Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 37 years. He is one of 85 doctors at Vanderbilt Hospital and Clinics and one of 74 at Williamson Medical Center who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Cardiologist: Interventional

Hospital Affiliation

Vanderbilt Hospital and Clinics
High performing in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Williamson Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

Mass Mental Health Center
Residency, Psychiatry, 1978–1979

Vanderbilt University
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1977–1978

Vanderbilt University
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1979–1981

University of California at San Francisco
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1983–1984

Vanderbilt University
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1981–1983

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Class of 1977

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
2011

Elected Member, The American Society for Clinical Investigation
2005

Publications & Presentations

Mixed aortic stenosis and regurgitation demands our attention.
Byrd, B.,Baker, M.

Right ventricular plasticity and functional imaging.
Brittain, E. L., Hemnes, A. R., Keebler, M., Lawson, M., Byrd, B. F., Disalvo, T.

Prevalence of valvular heart disease in a cohort of patients taking cabergoline for management of hyperprolactinemia.
Devin, J.K., Lakhani, V.T., Byrd, B.F., Blevins, L.S.

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