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    John A. McPherson, MD, FACC, FSCAI - Interventional Cardiology

    John A. McPherson, MD, FACC, FSCAI - Interventional Cardiology

    Dr. John McPherson reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. McPherson is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, at Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute in Nashville, Tennessee.

    Education and Training

    MD: University of California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, Ca, 1993

    Internship and Residency: The Osler Medical Service, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, 1993-1996

    Fellowship in Cardiovascular Medicine: University of Virginia Health Systems, Charlottesville, VA, 1996-1999

    Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology: University of Virginia Health Systems, Charlottesville, VA, 1999-2000

    Certifications

    American Board of Internal Medicine

    Interventional Cardiology, American Board of Internal Medicine

    Cardiovascular Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine

    Academic Appointments

    Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN:

    • Associate Professor of Medicine, School of Medicine, 2011-present
    • Assistant Professor of Medicine, School of Medicine, 2006-2011
    • Clinical Instructor, Nurse Practitioner Program, School of Nursing, 2003-2006

    Clinical Instructor, Travecca Nazarene University, Physician Assistant Program, Nashville, TN, 2000-2001

    University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA:

    • Clinical Instructor, Cardiovascular Division, 1999-2000
    • Instructor, Physical Diagnosis, 1998-1999

    Financial Disclosure

    This reviewer reported no financial conflicts.

    Last Revised: March 15, 2012

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