Dr. Eric Grogan, MD

Dr. Eric Grogan, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
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Age 46
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Dr. Eric Grogan, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine in 1999 and specializes in thoracic surgery.

1301 MEDICAL CENTER DR Ste. 1710

Nashville, TN 37232

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
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Dr. Grogan's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Lung Surgery
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Dr. Grogan performs Lung Surgery more than 78% of his peers

Dr. Grogan performs this procedure more than 78% of his peers

Pulmonary Disease
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Dr. Grogan treats Pulmonary Disease more than 67% of his peers

Dr. Grogan treats this condition more than 67% of his peers

Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Grogan performs Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy more than 62% of his peers

Dr. Grogan performs this procedure more than 62% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Lobectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Thymectomy

Dr. Grogan's conditions and procedures:

Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Esophagomyotomy
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Hernia Repair
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lung Transplant
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Vascular Disease
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Eric Grogan, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine in 1999 and specializes in thoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • 2008
    University Of Virginia/Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery Clinical Fellow
    Fellowship Hospital
    2008
  • 2005
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center/Surgical Residency
    Residency Hospital
    2005
  • 2004
    Va Medical Center Quality Scholars Research Fellowship
    Fellowship Hospital
    2004
  • 2000
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital
    2000
  • 1999
    Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1999
  • 1995
    Lipscomb University
    Undergraduate School
    1995

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • H. William Scott Student Surgery Award, Vanderbilt University, 1999
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, Vanderbilt University Medical School, 1998

Media & Publications

  • "Diagnostic characteristics of a serum biomarker in patients with positron emission tomography scans." Annals of Thoracic Surgery 2010: 89:1724-1729., 2010
  • "Thoracic operations for focal pulmonary lesions are frequently not futile in patients with a benign pathologic diagnosis." Journal of Thoracic Oncology (in press), 2011
  • "Accuracy of FDG-PET to diagnosis lung cancer in a region of endemic granulomatous disease." Annals of Thoracic Surgery (In Press), 2011
  • "Identification of small lung nodules-technique of radiotracer guided thoracoscopic biopsy." Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 2008 Feb; 85: S772-S777., 2008
  • "Radiotracer-guided thoracoscopic resection (RGTR) is a cost-effective technique for the evaluation of sub-centimeter pulmonary nodules." Annals of Thoracic Surgery 2008 Sep; 86: 934-940., 2008
  • "The relationship of patient complaints and surgical complications." Journal of Quality and Safety in Health Care. 2006 Feb: 15: 13-6., 2006
  • "Transplant pneumonectomy in a patient with an acutely thrombosed allograft". Annals of Thoracic Surgery 2010 Mar; 89:975-977., 2010
  • "Successful treatment of atrioesophageal fistula via cervical esophageal ligation and decompression." Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 2011 Jun; 91(6):e85-6., 2011
  • "Existing general population models inaccurately predict lung cancer risk in patients referred for surgical evaluation." Annals of Thoracic Surgery 2011: 91(1): 227-33., 2011
  • "Heart rate variability predicts trauma patient outcomes as 12 hours: Implications for military and civilian triage." Journal of Surgical Research. 2005 Nov; 129(1): 122-8., 2005

Dr. Grogan's Reviews

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How do u thank someone for saving your life On May 11th of this year I was transferred from Williamson Medical Center to Vanderbilt with my vital organs shutting down as a result of double peumonia and sepus .A large pus pocket had formed around my heart Long story short is that Dr Grogan...Read More
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Dr. Grogan has changed my life! Absolutely one of the most amazing, kindest and knowledgeable doctors I have met! He and his staff have truly guided me through my thoracic surgery process from day one! I pray these people are blessed beyond!
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