Dr. Thomas A. Golper, MD

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Specializes in Nephrology • Male • Age 68

Vanderbilt Nephrology/Renal Transplant Clinic
1301 MEDICAL CENTER DR Suite 2501
Nashville, TN 37232
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Dr. Golper's Experience

Dr. Golper's Care Philosophy


  • Nephrology
  • Nephrology & Hypertension

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hemodialysis and IV Access Surgery
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Amyloidosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Failure
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stones
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Hypertension
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Small Kidney
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

Background Check for Dr. Golper

0 Malpractice Claims

  • No malpractice history found for Tennessee.
  • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

  • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Awards & Recognitions


Media & Publications

  • Urea Kinetics During Sustained Low-Efficiency Dialysis Am J Kid Dis, 2002
  • Sustained Low Efficiency Dialysis for critically ill patients requiring renal replacement therapy::clinical experience Kid Intern, 2001
  • Should we treat patients with incremental dialysis prescriptions?, 2000
  • Noncompliance in hemodialysis: predictors and patient survival, 1998
  • Impaired Biological Activity of Erythropoietin by Cyanate Carbamylation., 2000
  • Plasma iohexol clearance reflects total solute removal in automated peritoneal dialysis-its role in adequacy determinations., 1998
  • Methods Used to Evaluate the Quality of Evidence Underlying the National Kidney Foundation - Dialysis Outcomes Quality Initiative Clinical Practice Guidelines: Description, Findings, and Implications., 2000
  • Adult peritoneal dialysis-related peritonitis treatment recommendations:, 2000
  • Pre-Dialysis blood pressure and mortality risk in a national sample of maintenance hemodialysis patients, 1999
  • Quality of life during and between hemodialysis treatments: the role of L-carnitine supplementation, 1998
  • Cefazolin as empiric therapy in hemodialysis-related infections: Efficacy and blood concentrations., 1998

Education & Training

Medical School

Indiana University
Graduated in 1973

Internship Hospital

Oregon Health Sciences University
Complete in 1974

Residency Hospital

Oregon Health Sciences University
Complete in 1976

Fellowship Hospital

Oregon Health Sciences University
Complete in 1978

Languages Spoken by Dr. Golper & Staff

  • English
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