Dr. Tracy Callister, MD

Dr. Tracy Callister, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
65 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Tracy Callister, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Hendersonville, TN. He is 65 years old and has been practicing for 38 years. Dr. Callister is affiliated with Tristar Hendersonville Medical Center, Northcrest Medical Center, Sumner Regional Medical Center and Macon County General Hospital.

Tennessee Heart and Vascular Institute

353 New Shackle Island Rd Ste 300C

Hendersonville, TN 37075
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Accepted insurance

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

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  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

Board Certifications

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

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 Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney 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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  • 24-Hour Ambulatory Electrocardiogram
  • Angiography
  • Angioplasty
  • Balloon Angioplasty
  • CT Scan (Computed Tomography)
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Stenting
  • Echocardiogram Interpretation
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Nuclear Cardiac Imaging
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pacemaker Monitoring
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Stenting
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Ultrasound
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Volume CT Scan


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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.


  • 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

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Dr. Callister's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Callister to family and friends
based on 48 total reviews (24 with comments)
Dr. Callister's 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 (24)
in Hendersonville, TN |
I was recommended by a friend to see Dr Callister when I moved here from TX. He is compassionate, concerned and very friendly, His bedside manner is A+ you can’t find a better Cardiologist in my option.
in Nashville, TN |
i would refer all my family to Dr. Callister. he is a very patient man and explains things on a patients level not above your head. He does not rush through the appointment seems very kind and very knowledgeable.
in Hendersonville, TN |
As far as I am concerned he is the best heart doctor in TN and is very caring ,he also tells you how things are he doesn't sugar coat it but is very kind in telling you the truth .My husband hs been a patient since "02 and I have been a patient for a few years now.I would tell anyone to see him if they want the best care he can give but most of all he is such a caring person.All the things below are true of the office and staff,they know me by name
in Hendersonville |
I've been going to Dr Callister for many years. He is an amazing Dr and I trust him 100% with my life. I recommend him to everyone Who needs a great cardiologist. He is amazing. Thank you Dr Callister, GODs blessings on u, always. Donna Albin
in Hendersonville, TN |
100% likely
Springfield, TN |
Dr. Callister took time to listen to my complains/experience. He presented himself to have all the time to listen to me. Proceeded to explain symptoms using current popular phrases . He showed empathy and expressed assurance. provided detailed explanation of options available in case of further deterioration of symptoms.
in Cedar Hill, TN |
Dr. Callister is my husband's and my cardiologist. Dr. Callister represents what is best in a doctor/patient relationship. Thorough exams, concise and clear explanations and the ability to listen and understand what the patient does and hopes to do. Dr. Callister is definately the cardiologist we recommend and see for our cardiology needs.
in Westmoreland, TN |
Dr. Callister is one of the best Doctors I have ever had. He takes time to explain things clearly. He is very clear with his instructions to his patients. He is openly concerned about his patients as well as his patients concerns. He is also a very intelligent man. I would (and have) recommend him to anyone.
in Hendersonville, TN |
Dr Callister just inserted my pacemaker which appears to be working well.. No pain, incision healing nicely. Dr Callister is a very knowledgeable, patient centered cardiologist whom I would highly recommend .for problems of the heart or vascular system..
Portland, TN |
Dr. Callister is very compassionate and listens to my concerns.
in Ashland City, TN |
Dr Callister, is absolutely fantastic. He takes the time to listen to you and puts you at ease!
in Hendersonville, TN |
I highly recommend Dr. Callister. His brilliance and experience are second to none. He listens to his patient's concerns and has a gift for putting their minds at ease. When you leave his office you leave with confidence that you have a physician that cares about your well being.
Franklin, KY |
Dr. Callister has been my cardiologist since 2012. I highly recommend him to anyone who needs a cardiologist. His staff is vey friendly, helpful, ad customer oriented.. Dr. Callister shows concern for his patients, taking time to answer their questions, ensuring they completely understand their diagnosis. My family was also quite impressed with him when I was evaluated and had be sent for a bypass. He is also the cardiologist for my 90 year young uncle I take to appointments.
in Hendersonville, TN |
Dr. Callister provides information about your condition in a professional manner with firmness yet with a personal touch.
in Springfield, TN |
I will definitely be recommending Dr. Callister to my family and friends. He is kind knowledgeable and thorough.
Hendersonville, TN |
Dr. Callister explains things very well and succinctly. I have all confidence in him.
Hendersonville, TN |
Doctor Callister is a great guy and knowledgeable Doctor.He is direct and to the point.
in Portland TN. |
Dr. Callister is great person, and I believe in him! He was the one that keep me alive when I had my heart attach, and sent me to Nashville for bay pass surgery!
in Gallatin, TN |
Dr. Callister is the first cardiologist I have ever seen. Naturally I was concerned about the symptoms that led to my appointment with him. From the beginning, our discussions made me feel I was in good hands. His explanation of my condition and of the tests results were thorough and at a level that I could understand. His recommendation of a change in my medication has already resulted in a significant improvement in my situation. I am fortunate that I was referred to Dr. Callister.
in Gallatin, TN |
Dr. Callister is a superior cardiologist, concerned and always on top of my situation. I have complete confidence in him.
Springfield, TN |
Dr. Callister provides excellent professional and personal care for me at his Springfield office. He gives clear medical advice as to my treatment plan and is a willing listener. I appreciate the professionalism of all staff in this office. I have expressed my satisfaction with him to all my family and friends.
in Gallatin, TN |
my wife and i feel blessed to have this dedicated careing man for our doctor, he has successfully treated our health problems where others had not been so successful , he is attentive and reassuring and we couldn't be more pleased.
in Gallatin, TN |
Dr. Callister is the VERY best in this field! He is so down to earth, kind, easy to talk to and professional. Jeanie & Scott Sircy
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Dr. Callister accepts 17 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna POS
    Choice PPO
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card
    Network C
    Network P
    Network S
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
    Choice Care
  • Medicaid
  • Medicaid of Tennessee
  • One Health
    One Health HMO
    One Health POS
    One Health PPO
  • PHCS
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • Signature Health Alliance
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
    United Healthcare HMO
    United Healthcare POS
    United Healthcare PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Callister has admitting privileges

Tristar Hendersonville Medical Center
355 New Shackle Island Rd
Hendersonville, TN 37075
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Northcrest Medical Center
100 Northcrest Dr
Springfield, TN 37172
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Macon County General Hospital
204 Medical Dr
Lafayette, TN 37083
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Sumner Regional Medical Center
555 Hartsville Pike
Gallatin, TN 37066
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