Dr. John Cleater

NASHVILLE, TN —  TriStar Skyline Medical Center is proud to welcome interventional cardiologist John Cleator, M.D., to the hospital’s medical staff.  

Dr. Cleator is a graduate of The Citadel, Charleston, S.C., with a bachelor’s degree in Biology.  He earned both a medical degree and pharmacy degree at Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, and completed an internship and medical residency in Internal Medicine at Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio. 

“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Cleator to our growing medical staff and the Skyline community,” said Steve Otto, CEO of TriStar Skyline Medical Center. “Dr. Cleator is an expert in the field of cardiology, with extensive experience in clinical medicine and teaching.  We are fortunate to have him joining us to care for patients at TriStar Skyline.”

Upon completion of his medical residency, Dr. Cleator completed a research fellowship in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn., and completed both General Cardiology Clinical and Interventional Cardiology fellowships at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tenn.  Dr. Cleator is board certified by the American Academy of Internal Medicine, the Board of Cardiovascular Disease and the Board of Interventional Cardiology.

Dr. Cleator is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and is a member of the American Heart Association’s Council on Basic Cardiovascular Science. He also holds several academic appointments at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, including an assistant professorship in the Department of Pharmacology and a directorship of both the Experimental Angiographic Laboratory and Interventional Cardiology Research programs.

Dr. Cleator is now accepting patients at Centennial Heart at Skyline, located at 3443 Dickerson Pike Suite 430, Nashville, Tenn.  For more information or to make an appointment, please visit on TriStarSkyline.com or call 615.868.0352.

For more information on TriStar Skyline and learn how they are becoming a destination hospital, visit TriStarSkyline.com or contact Anna-Lee Cockrill, North Regional Director of Marketing and Public Relations at TriStar Health, at 615.354.7775 or annalee.cockrill@hcahealthcare.com

TriStar Skyline Medical Center, a 286-bed facility with an ACS Verified Level II Trauma Center, is nationally recognized for its Neuroscience Center, is Middle Tennessee’s only CARF accredited inpatient rehabilitation center and offers cancer care through Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute with ACR accreditation in Radiation Oncology, part of HCA’s global network of cancer experts. Additionally, TriStar Skyline is the first hospital in Tennessee named a Comprehensive Stroke Center by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. As an Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI, TriStar Skyline is a leading provider of emergency heart and stroke care for people throughout Middle Tennessee and Southern Kentucky. TriStar Skyline also provides psychiatric services at TriStar Skyline Madison Campus, a 121-bed behavioral health facility offering treatment for substance abuse and mental health issues among adolescents, adults and seniors. TriStar Skyline Mission:  Above all else, TriStar Skyline is committed to the care and improvement of human life.  We strive to deliver quality cost-effective healthcare in the communities we serve. 

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