Dr. Grayson Wheatley III, MD

Dr. Grayson Wheatley III, MD

Cardiovascular Surgery  ·  
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Age 50
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Dr. Grayson Wheatley III, MD is a cardiovascular surgery specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University in 1994 and specializes in cardiovascular surgery, cardiac surgery, and more.Read his story

123 Main St

Nashville, TN 37203

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Wheatley III performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Aortic Valve Surgery
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more than 74% of peers
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
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more than 69% of peers
Vascular Disease
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more than 68% of peers

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Dr. Wheatley III's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Wheatley III "Dr. Wheatley received his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and completed his Cardiovascular Surgery Residency at The University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas, Texas in addition to completing a Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Fellowship at The Arizona Heart Institute in Phoenix, Arizona. Previously, he served as Director of Aortic and Endovascular Surgery and Surgical Director of the TAVR Program at Temple University Hospital and Associate Professor of Surgery at Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Wheatley also was an attending Cardiovascular Surgeon at The Arizona Heart Institute in Phoenix. Dr. Wheatley, an internationally recognized expert in aortic treatments, specializes in open and endovascular repair of complex aortic diseases along with the surgical treatment of coronary artery disease and valvular heart disease. He performs open aortic repair along with percutaneous aortic interventions including TEVAR (Thoracic Endovascular Aneurysm Repair) and EVAR (Endovascular Aneurysm Repair) for both aortic aneurysms and dissections. Dr. Wheatley treats both aortic aneurysms and aortic dissections by performing ascending aortic replacements and aortic root replacements, open arch replacements, open abdominal aneurysm repair, and thoracoabdominal aneurysm repair. He also performs TAVR procedures and surgery and percutaneous interventions for peripheral vascular disease."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Wheatley III "My goal is to provide exceptional care for patients in a compassionate manner, while at the same time offering cutting-edge therapies that few surgeons are qualified to provide."

6  Specialties

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Adult Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracoabdominal Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

62  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Sinus of Valsalva
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Arch Thoracic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Ascending Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Bacterial Endocarditis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bicuspid Aortic Valve
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Descending Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • Dissecting Aneurysm
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • False Aneurysm
  • Femoral Aneurysm
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Iliac Aneurysm
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Postoperative Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Ruptured Aneurysm
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Saccular Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Suprarenal Aneurysm
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thromboembolism
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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47  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Florida State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • University Of Florida College Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Ohio State University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Arizona Heart Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wheatley III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wheatley III's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wheatley III to family and friends
47 total reviews (35 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (47)

  • 5
    (46)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Wheatley III's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Wheatley III Says:
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Thank you in advance for your valuable feedback.  It is both an honor and a privilege to take care of patients that need my professional expertise.  I take your comments very seriously and do my best to incorporate feedback from patients and their family members into constantly improving my practice and the care I provide for my patients.  - Dr. Wheatley

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Patient Comments (35)

Great surgeon with super personality and superior bedside manner.
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500 characters are not NEARLY enough to describe my experiences with Dr. Grayson Wheatley. Having said that, the 'short version' is that I firmly believe there is no better vascular surgeon on the planet than Dr. Wheatley! I have posted a more 'definitive' review online which can be found...more
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There is so very much I could say about Dr Wheatley but it only lets you say so much so Ill say this ... He is the best doctor/Surgeon that I have ever encountered in my life! He has been so patient with me and truly earned my trust over time! I would recommend Dr Wheatley over anyone he is the...more
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Dr. Wheatley is extremely generous with his time. He is knowledgeable and patient. He speaks precisely and has an intuition about the right amount of detail that he should provide in layman's terms so I can easily understand the disease state and remediation that he is recommending. He has...more
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Dr. Wheatley is fantastic! He takes the time to explain exactly what the issue is and what he is going to do to resolve it. You will never feel like a number with him.
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