The Hypertension Institute brings together the very best state-of-the-art traditional western medicine with natural medicine, functional medicine and metabolic medicine. Here we integrate the whole person‚ mind, body and spirit towards healing and wellness. We educate our patients to be partners in their health care. Your health will be defined as more than the absence of disease, but as truth health and vitality where prevention is the best intervention. “A wise healer uses that which works.”
The Hypertension Institute was founded in 1995 by Dr. Mark Houston, internist and hypertension and cardiovascular specialist, and Dr. Allen Naftilin, cardiologist and hypertension specialist, at St. Thomas West Hospital and St. Thomas West Hospital in Nashville, TN. The Hypertension Institute immediately received national acclaim as one of the leading Institutes in the US for the treatment of hypertension and related cardiovascular disorders.