Dr. Thomas Golper, MD

Dr. Thomas Golper, MD

Nephrology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 70
Dr. Thomas Golper, MD is a nephrology specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from Indiana University in 1973 and specializes in nephrology and nephrology & hypertension.

1301 MEDICAL CENTER DR Suite 2501

Nashville, TN 37232

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care of Tennessee
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
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more than 97% of peers
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more than 96% of peers
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Golper "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."

2  Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Nephrology & Hypertension

2  Board Certifications

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

49  Conditions Treated


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3  Procedures

  • 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.


  • 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
3 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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Dr. Golper's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

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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