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The Division of Nephrology specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of kidney disease. We offer a full range of services to help our patients prevent or delay kidney failure, and to live healthier, more satisfying lives while managing a kidney disorder.

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Dr. Thomas Golper, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in Nashville, TN. He is 70 years old and has been practicing for 44 years. Dr. Golper is affiliated with Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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    Dr. Golper's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      EXCELLENT
    • Explains condition(s) well
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    • Answers Questions
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    • Time well spent
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    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      VERY GOOD
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    • Average wait time
      10 to 15 minutes
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    Dr. Golper's Care Philosophy

    The Division of Nephrology specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of kidney disease. We offer a full range of services to help our patients prevent or delay kidney failure, and to live healthier, more satisfying lives while managing a kidney disorder.

    Dr. Golper's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Nephrology
    •  Board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

    Awards & Recognition

    • Awards & Honors
      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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    • 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

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    • Internal Medicine
    • Nephrology

    Conditions Treated

    • 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
    • Limb Swelling
    • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
    • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
    • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
    • Nephritis and Nephropathy
    • Nephrotic Syndrome
    • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
    • Proteinuria
    • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
    • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
    • Renal Hypertension
    • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
    • Small Kidney
    • Systemic Vasculitis
    • Ureteral Stones
    • Vascular Disease
    • Vasculitis
    • Vitamin D Deficiency
    • Wegener's Granulomatosis

    Education

    • Medical School
      Indiana University

      Graduated in 1973

    • Internship Hospital
      Oregon Health Sciences University

      Completed in 1974

    • Residency Hospital
      Oregon Health Sciences University

      Completed in 1976

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Oregon Health Sciences University

      Completed in 1978

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Nephrology
    • Nephrology & Hypertension

    Procedures Performed

    • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
    • Hemodialysis
    • Hemodialysis and IV Access Surgery
    • Peritoneal Dialysis