Dr. Thomas Golper, MD

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Age 70
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Dr. Thomas Golper, MD
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.

Vanderbilt Nephrology/Renal Transplant Clinic

1301 MEDICAL CENTER DR Suite 2501

Nashville, TN 37232

Contact Information
Dr. Thomas Golper, MD

Dr. Thomas Golper, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Tennessee
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HealthPartners
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • POMCO Group
  • 3 More

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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.
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Dr. Golper's Experience

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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
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Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Nephrology & Hypertension
2

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
53

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

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Procedures

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

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Indiana University
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Oregon Health Sciences University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Oregon Health Sciences University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Oregon Health Sciences University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Golper's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Golper to family and friends
2.3
based on 3 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Golper's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    FAIR
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
Nashville, TN |
I saw Dr Golper over 2-3 years and I found it very difficult to develop a working relationship with him. I found it necessary to change nephrologists.
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Dr. Golper accepts 17 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Tennessee
    Coventry Health Care of Tennessee PPO
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • HealthPartners
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    PHCS Network PPO
  • POMCO Group
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • WellCare

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Hospitals where Dr. Golper has admitting privileges

Vanderbilt University Medical Center
1211 Medical Center Drive
Nashville, TN 37232
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