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Clayton Kaiser, MD


Saint Thomas Heart - Cardiovascular Surgery

Saint Thomas Heart - Heart, Lung and Vascular Surgery

Saint Thomas Heart - Valve and Structural Heart Center


  • Medical School
    Doctor of Medicine Vanderbilt University Medical School Nashville, TN
  • Residency
    Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency Stanford Hospital and Clinics Stanford, CA


Clayton Kaiser, MD, is a cardiovascular surgeon with Saint Thomas Heart, part of Ascension. Dr. Kaiser is board-certified in thoracic surgery. He provides surgical management of cardiac diseases to all adults.

Dr. Kaiser has a special interest in aortic surgery, endovascular aortic treatment, minimally invasive valve surgery, and coronary artery disease. He strives to establish a strong relationship with patients and their families to help guide them through their surgical care.

Outside of the office, Dr. Kaiser enjoys spending time with family, listening to music and working on device innovation.