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R Christopher Jones, MD, FACC

Cardiac Electrophysiology

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Centennial Heart Physicians Park

2400 Patterson St, Suite 502
Nashville, TN 37203

About R Christopher Jones

Dr. Jones is a native of Oak Ridge, TN. He is an alumnus of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville where he graduated summa cum laude and received Bachelor's and Master's degrees in nuclear engineering. He attended Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, graduating in 1998, earning induction to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and receiving the Medical Student Award for Research in Nuclear Imaging. He subsequently served as intern and resident on the Osler medical service at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. He later completed a fellowship in cardiovascular disease at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Jones furthered his cardiology training by completing an electrophysiology fellowship at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana under the tutelage of Dr. Eric Prystowsky. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Cardiovascular Diseases and Cardiac Electrophysiology. Dr. Jones is a member of the American College of Cardiology and the Heart Rhythm Society. He has served as Department Chair of the Cardiovascular Center at Centennial Medical Center since 2008, and director of electrophysiology research for Sarah Cannon Research Institute since 2009. Dr Jones was named to the Nashville’s Best Doctors list by the Nashville Business Journal in 2013 and 2014.

Dr. Jones provides a complete array of cardiac electrophysiology services, including evaluation of syncope and palpitations, medical management of arrhythmias, device implantation and follow-up, and catheter ablation of tachy-arrhythmias, including ablation for atrial fibrillation (AFib) and ventricular tachycardia (VT).

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Medical School
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 1994 - 1998

The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland 1998 - 2001

Fellow in Cardiovascular Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 2001-2004; Fellow in Electrophysiology, St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis, Indiana 2004-2005

Certifications & Memberships

Board Certified, American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiac Electrophysiology




Cardiac Electrophysiology

Office Locations

Centennial Heart Physicians Park
2400 Patterson St
Suite 502
Nashville, TN 37203
Phone: (615) 515-1900
Fax: (615) 292-4633

Office Hours

Mon - Fri: 7:00am - 5:00pm

Additional Locations

Centennial Heart - Hendersonville

353 New Shackle Island Rd, Suite 300C
Hendersonville, TN 37075

Centennial Heart - Gallatin

300 Steam Plant Rd, Suite 100 A
Gallatin, TN 37066
Phone: (615) 515-1900
Fax: (615) 292-4633