Dr. Keith B Churchwell MD Cardiologist

Dr. Keith Churchwell is a cardiologist in Nashville, Tennessee. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Vanderbilt Hospital and Clinics and Williamson Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and has been in practice for 27 years. Dr. Churchwell accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 78 doctors at Vanderbilt Hospital and Clinics and one of 71 at Williamson Medical Center who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Cardiologist: General Cardiology, Nuclear, Non-Invasive Cardiology

Clinical Interests: Myocardial Ischemia, Valvular Heart Disease, Nuclear Cardiology

Hospital Affiliation

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

Williamson Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

Emory University
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1987 - 1990

Emory University
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1990 - 1994

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
Class of 1987

Emory University
Chief Residency, Internal Medicine, 1991 - 1992

Harvard University
Other Training, Biology, 1979 - 1983

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 24 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 19 years in Cardiovascular Disease

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

CO State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

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

Best Doctors in America, Best Doctors

Publications & Presentations

Maximum carotid artery wall thickness and risk factors in a young primary prevention population.
Callahan, A. S., Szarek, M., Patton, J. W., Sillesen, A. S., Jones, A., Churchwell, K., Holliday, H. D.

Acute coronary syndrome pathways: alignment with a bundled care reimbursement model.
Fong, P.P., Jackson, E.B., Churchwell, K.B., Steaban, R., Starmer, J.M., Johnson, D.C., McNeil, J.D., Klint, Z.W., Scalf, S.L., Parsons, C.M., Cortez, S., Christensen, D., French, T., McPherson, J.A.

Myocardial viability assessment by PET: (82)Rb defect washout does not predict the results of metabolic-perfusion mismatch.
Stankewicz, M.A., Mansour, C.S., Eisner, R.L., Churchwell, K.B., Williams, B.R., Sigman, S.R., Streeter, J., Patterson, R.E.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group HMO/Open Access
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • ODS Network
  • Premera BCBS Heritage & Heritage Plus 1
  • Regence Washington - Preferred Provider Network
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • United - River Valley Neighborhood Health Partnership
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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