Nashville, Tenn., (January 18, 2012) - Centennial Heart & Vascular Center is pleased to welcome Dr. Seenu Reddy, cardiovascular surgeon, to its medical staff.

Dr. Reddy received his medical degree with honors from the University of Alabama School of Medicine in Birmingham, Ala. He completed a general surgery internship and residency at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, followed by a cardiac and thoracic surgery residency and endovascular aortic fellowship at Emory University Medical Center in Atlanta. In addition, Dr. Reddy has a MBA with a focus on Healthcare from the Owen School at Vanderbilt. Dr. Reddy joins Centennial from San Antonio where he served as Associate Professor of Surgery and Director of Thoracic Aortic Surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center.

'Dr. Reddy brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to Centennial's team of cardiovascular surgeons,' said Jim Drumwright, administrator of Centennial Heart & Vascular Center. 'He expands the services available to Nashville and our surrounding communities and will be pivotal in the future of Centennial's heart care team.'

Dr. Reddy is now accepting new patients at his office in Nashville, located at 2400 Patterson Street, Suite 307. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call TriStar MedLineSM at (615)342-1919 or visit and click on Centennial Medical Center.

Centennial Medical Center, part of HCA/TriStar Health System, is a 657-bed facility accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. One of Tennessee's most complete medical facilities, the hospital campus is also home to The Sarah Cannon Cancer Center at Centennial, Women's & Children's Hospital at Centennial, Centennial Heart & Vascular Center, as well as Parthenon Pavilion, one of the oldest and largest full-service psychiatric facilities in the region. Round-the-clock care is also available at Centennial Medical Center at Ashland City, a critical access hospital in nearby Cheatham County. To learn more, visit and click on Centennial Medical Center or call (800)242-5662.