Dr. Karla Christian, MD

Dr. Karla Christian, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 59
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Dr. Karla Christian, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 31 years. She graduated from University Of Washington School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

2200 CHILDREN'S WAY Suite 5247, Doctor's Office Tower

Nashville, TN 37232

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care of Tennessee
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Septal Defect
normal
more than 12% of peers
Heart Disease
normal
more than 10% of peers
Heart Surgery
normal
more than 4% of peers

Dr. Christian's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Congenital Cardiac Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

12  Conditions Treated

  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Heart Disease
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Vascular Disease

14  Procedures

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

  • University Of Washington School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • University Of Washington
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University Of Washington
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Vanderbilt University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Christian has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Christian's Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Christian to family and friends
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Dr. Christian's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Over 45 minutes
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