Dr. Tracy Callister, MD

Dr. Tracy Callister, MD

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66 y/o
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Dr. Tracy Callister, MD is a cardiology specialist in Hendersonville, TN and has been practicing for 39 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

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicaid of Tennessee
  • One Health
  • PHCS
  • Private HealthCare Systems

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Top Care Areas

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

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

Dr. Callister'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. Callister's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Callister "Dr. Tracy Callister formed Tennessee Heart in Hendersonville in 1984 and has served many Nashville-area hospitals with cardiac care during that time. He is a graduate of UCLA School of Medicine, completed his cardiology fellowship training at the University of Vermont and is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology.Dr. Callister is board certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Diseases.Dr. Callister is an internationally recognized leader in the field of CT, having been trained well beyond the ACC requirements for all levels. He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medicine/Cardiovascular Disease and a member of The American College of Chest Physicians, The American Society of Nuclear Cardiology and The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions. Dr. Callister also serves on the Board of Directors of the Society of Atherosclerosis Imaging (Austin, TX) and the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT).Dr. Callister has been published in numerous medical journals on topics related to cardiovascular disease including the progression of heart disease and the use of new technologies to diagnose and treat heart disease. His work has been published in noted medical journals such as The New England Journal of Medicine, Chest, Circulation, Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC) and Radiology."
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2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

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

56  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • 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
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
  • 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
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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34  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

  • University of California
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • LDS Hospital Salt Lake City UT
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • LDS Hospital Salt Lake City UT
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of Vermont Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Callister has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Danish
  • Finnish
  • Swedish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Callister does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Callister and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Callister's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Callister to family and friends
56 total reviews (27 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (56)

  • 5
    (50)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Callister'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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (27)

Dr Callister took plenty of time with me and educated me. I think he is what all doctors should be. Now I can assist in my healthcare.
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Dr. Callister is very helpful to us. I am completely responsible for caring for my husband's health. Dr. Callister and his staff are very good about caring for my husband and explaining things to me. I would definitely recommend him to family and friends to be their cardiologist.
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Dr. Callister truly listens to me when I visit. He is easy to talk to and answers my questions. I never feel rushed as I have with other doctors. Thanks Dr. Callister for caring about your patients.
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Dr. Callister is a handsome doctor who is easy to talk with and you can tell that he cares about his patients.
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I have had Dr. Callister for my heart doctor for over 35 years. He has always" been there "for me, through stents and open heart surgery and now pace maker times. I appreciate his taking time each visit to ask questions and listen patiently to my (some times) fumbling answers. He always...more
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