Eric E McClendon, MD

Specializing in Cardiology, Internal Medicine

Eric McClendon, MD, PhD, is a board certified physician who specializes in cardiology and treating cardiovascular disease. He has special interest in transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) and structural heart, and extensive experience in cardiac catheterization, transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiograms, and nuclear, echo, exercise, and pharmacological stress testing. A native of Jackson, MS, he earned undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees in chemistry from Jackson State University. Dr. McClendon has worked as a clinician educator to student physicians in the division of cardiovascular disease at the University of Mississippi Medical Center School of Medicine and as a staff physician at the G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center in Jackson. He joined Baptist Medical Group in 2021.



Bachelor of Science in chemistry; Jackson State University, Jackson, MS: 2003

Graduate School

  • Master of Science in chemistry; Jackson State University; 2005
  • Doctor of Philosophy in chemistry; Jackson State University; 2008

Medical School

University of Mississippi School of Medicine; 2012


Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center; Winston-Salem, NC; 2013


Internal medicine; Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center; 2015


  • General cardiology; University of Mississippi Medical Center; 2018
  • Interventional cardiology; The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center; 2020

Awards, Certifications & Memberships

Board Certifications

Board certified in cardiovascular disease by the American Board of Internal Medicine

Professional Organizations

  • American College of Cardiology
  • American Heart Association
  • American College of Physicians

Primary Location

Baptist Medical Group - Columbus Cardiovascular Care

520 Willowbrook RD
Columbus,MS 39705-2015

Hospital Affiliations

Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle