Kim Lori Sandler, M.D.

Associate Professor
Faculty Appointments
Associate Professor of Radiology & Radiological Sciences
M.D., Medicine , Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TennesseeB.A., English, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
Clinical Description
Kim Sandler, MD, is an honors graduate from Emory University and earned her medical degree from Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She went on to complete a residency in Radiology at Vanderbilt, during which she received the Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award (2011-2012) and the Radiology Resident of the Year award (2013). After completing a fellowship in Cardiopulmonary Imaging at Vanderbilt, she joined the Vanderbilt faculty in 2015. Dr. Sandler currently serves as Co-Director of the Vanderbilt Lung Screening Program.

Section: Cardiothoracic Imaging

VUMC email:
Kapoor S, Deppen SA, Paulson AB, Haddad D, Cook JP, Sandler KL. Education Level Predicts Appropriate Follow-Up of Incidental Findings From Lung Cancer Screening. J Am Coll Radiol [print-electronic]. 2020 Jan 1/10/2020; PMID: 31930985, PII: S1546-1440(19)31477-2, DOI: 10.1016/j.jacr.2019.12.014, ISSN: 1558-349X.

Spalluto LB, Lewis JA, LaBaze S, Sandler KL, Paulson AB, Callaway-Lane C, Grogan EL, Massion PP, Roumie CL. Association of a Lung Screening Program Coordinator With Adherence to Annual CT Lung Screening at a Large Academic Institution. J Am Coll Radiol [print-electronic]. 2019 Sep 9/6/2019; PMID: 31499025, PII: S1546-1440(19)31002-6, DOI: 10.1016/j.jacr.2019.08.010, ISSN: 1558-349X.

Aldrich MC, Mercaldo SF, Sandler KL, Blot WJ, Grogan EL, Blume JD. Evaluation of USPSTF Lung Cancer Screening Guidelines Among African American Adult Smokers. JAMA Oncol [print-electronic]. 2019 Jun 6/27/2019; PMID: 31246249, PMCID: PMC6604090, PII: 2737091, DOI: 10.1001/jamaoncol.2019.1402, ISSN: 2374-2445.

Lewis JA, Chen H, Weaver KE, Spalluto LB, Sandler KL, Horn L, Dittus RS, Massion PP, Roumie CL, Tindle HA. Low Provider Knowledge Is Associated With Less Evidence-Based Lung Cancer Screening. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2019 Apr 4/1/2019; 17(4): 339-46. PMID: 30959463, PII: jnccn18158, DOI: 10.6004/jnccn.2018.7101, ISSN: 1540-1413.

Lentz RJ, Sandler KL, Miller AN. Cannulation of the Internal Thoracic Artery with a Central Venous Catheter. Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 2016 Mar 3/1/2016; 193(5): e9-11. PMID: 26652299, DOI: 10.1164/rccm.201509-1748IM, ISSN: 1535-4970.