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

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Insurance Accepted

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

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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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normal

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
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Shunting Procedures With or Without Aortic Repair or Coronary Anomaly Repair
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
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 Surgery
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Septal Defect
Tetralogy of Fallot
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Congenital Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

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

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
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