Dr. Nicholas Lippolis, MD

Dr. Nicholas Lippolis, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
60 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Nicholas Lippolis, MD is a cardiology specialist in Hendersonville, TN and has been practicing for 32 years. He specializes in cardiology and interventional cardiology.Read his story

Tennessee Heart and Vascular Institute

353 New Shackle Island Rd Ste 300C

Hendersonville, TN 37075
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Insurance Accepted

  • 1st Medical Network
  • AARP
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Alliant Health Plans
  • American General
  • American International Group (AIG)
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

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

very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 98% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Lippolis'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.

Dr. Lippolis' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lippolis "Dr. Lippolis graduated from the American University School of Medicine before completing an internship and residency at St. Vincent's Medical Center of Richmond in New York. He completed his cardiology fellowship also at St. Vincent's and an additional year of fellowship at Providence Hospital in Southfield, Michigan. Dr. Lippolis completed his Interventional Cardiology Fellowship at The Henry Ford Heart and Vascular Institute in Detroit, Michigan where he also served as an Associate Professor of Medicine.He is licensed to practice medicine in Tennessee, Michigan, Kentucky, New York, Virginia and Maryland. Dr. Lippolis is a member of the American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association, The Society of Atherosclerosis Imaging, and is the associate director of the EBT Research Foundation (Nashville, TN).Dr. Lippolis has been published in numerous medical journals including The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), Chest, Circulation, Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC) and Radiology. He is also co-director of the Cardiovascular Cath Lab at NorthCrest Medical Center (Springfield, TN) as well as a trainer of the THVI CT program."
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2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

1  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

54  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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20  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.


  • America University - British West Indies
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • St. Vincent's Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • St. Vincent's Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lippolis has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lippolis' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lippolis to family and friends
40 total reviews (22 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (40)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Lippolis' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (22)

I couldn't ask for a better heart doctor!
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I just Love Dr. Lippolis because he is straight forward with me.
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Dr Lippolis takes his time with his patients, listens and wants to understand what is going on by asking pertinent questions so he can access and resolve the problem. He is very knowledgeable and the best cardiologist I've had. I am thankful that I moved to and live in this area. Using his...more
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Really liked Dr. Lippolis. He was very friendly and made me feel comfortable.
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I am very happy with the care that Dr. Lippolis has provided. He always takes the time to go over any issues that may be of concern and answers all my questions fully. I cannot recommend him highly enough.
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