Dr. John Cleator MD Cardiologist

Dr. John Cleator is a cardiologist in Nashville, Tennessee. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Tennessee Valley Healthcare System and Vanderbilt Hospital and Clinics. He received his medical degree from Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine and has been in practice for 11 years. Dr. Cleator accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 32 doctors at Tennessee Valley Healthcare System and one of 78 at Vanderbilt Hospital and Clinics who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Cardiologist: General Cardiology, Interventional

Hospital Affiliation

Tennessee Valley Healthcare System

Vanderbilt Hospital and Clinics
Ranked #34 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Williamson Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1999 - 2002

Vanderbilt University
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 2002 - 2006

Vanderbilt University
Fellowship, Interventional Cardiology, 2006 - 2007

Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine
Class of 1999

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 12 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 8 years in Cardiovascular Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 7 years in Interventional Cardiology

TN State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

PAR4, but not PAR1, signals human platelet aggregation via Ca2+ mobilization and synergistic P2Y12 receptor activation.
Holinstat, M., Voss, B., Bilodeau, M. L., McLaughlin, J. N., Cleator, J., Hamm, H. E.

Routine intraoperative completion angiography after coronary artery bypass grafting and 1-stop hybrid revascularization results from a fully integrated hybrid catheterization laboratory/operating room.
Zhao, D. X., Leacche, M., Balaguer, J. M., Boudoulas, K. D., Damp, J. A., Greelish, J. P., Byrne, J. G., Ahmad, R. M., Ball, S. K., Cleator, J. H., Deegan, R. J., Eagle, S. S., Fong, P. P., Fredi, J. L., Hoff, S. J., Jennings, H. S., McPherson, J. A., Piana, R. N., Pretorius, M., Robbins, M. A., Slosky, D. A., Thompson, A.

Dichotomous effects of exposure to bivalirudin in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention on protease-activated receptor-mediated platelet activation.
Holinstat, M.,Colowick, N. E.,Hudson, W. J.,Blakemore, D.,Chen, Q.,Hamm, H. E.,Cleator, J. H.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Tennessee Network 5
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Connecticare FlexPOS
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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