Vanderbilt Clinical Fellowship in Autonomic Disorders

Vanderbilt Clinical Fellowship in Autonomic Disorders

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Disorders of the autonomic nervous system are common in many areas of medicine. The clinical picture of these disorders is dominated by autonomic symptoms and signs such as orthostatic intolerance, postural tachycardia syndrome, orthostatic hypotension among others.

Autonomic disorder specialists are in high demand thanks to increased awareness and specialized testing that allowed a comprehensive evaluation of autonomic pathways. Autonomic specialists interact with other medical specialties to provide a multidisciplinary, comprehensive evaluation and management of these patients.

The Vanderbilt Autonomic Dysfunction Center located in Nashville, TN.  The program involved a one year, intensive-clinical training at Vanderbilt Autonomic Dysfunction and two years of intensive patient-oriented clinical research training.



1) Clinician Pathway: Physician Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Neurology or others

2) Research Pathway: Foreign Medical Graduate, ECFMG-certificate.


Contact Details:

Cyndya A. Shibao, MD, MSCI, FAHA

Program Director

Italo Biaggioni, MD, FAAS

Vanderbilt Autonomic Dysfunction Center