Dr. Karla Christian, MD

Dr. Karla Christian, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 60
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Dr. Karla Christian, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 32 years. She graduated from University Of Washington School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

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

Nashville, TN 37232

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Insurance Accepted

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

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Christian's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Septal Defect
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Christian treats Septal Defect more than 39% of her peers

Dr. Christian treats this condition more than 39% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Atrial Septal Defect 1 (ASD 1)
  • Atrial Septal Defect 2 (ASD 2)
  • Atrioventricular Septal Defect (AVSD)
  • Congenital Septal Defect
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Truncus Arteriosus
  • Ventricular Septal Defect
Heart Defect Repair
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Christian performs Heart Defect Repair more than 36% of her peers

Dr. Christian performs this procedure more than 36% of her peers

Heart Surgery
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Christian performs Heart Surgery more than 18% of her peers

Dr. Christian performs this procedure more than 18% of her peers

Dr. Christian's conditions and procedures:

  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Shunting Procedures With or Without Aortic Repair or Coronary Anomaly Repair
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Transplant
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Surgery
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Septal Defect
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Ventricular Assist Device

About Me

Biography

Dr. Karla Christian, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 32 years. She graduated from University Of Washington School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Congenital Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

1991
Vanderbilt University
Residency Hospital
1987
University Of Washington
Residency Hospital
1986
University Of Washington
Internship Hospital
1985
University Of Washington School Of Medicine
Medical School
1991
1987
1986
1985

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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
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