Adjunct Professor of Medicine
Nephrology and Hypertension

Professor of Medicine

Professional Bio

Thomas Golper, MD, is a Professor of Medicine on the Clinician-Educator track within the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension and has been at Vanderbilt University Medical Center for over 20 years.

He was the medical director for the VUMC Home Dialysis Unit for 20 years and is currently the associate medical director for the home dialysis program. Dr. Golper also attends clinic at the One Hundred Oaks in-center dialysis unit and The Vanderbilt Clinic. He lectures to the nephrology fellows, teaches immersion courses to students and provides countless other education opportunities to division, department and surrounding community throughout the year.


MD - Indiana University School of Medicine - 1973
Internship - University of Oregon - 1974
Residency - Internal Medicine - University of Oregon - 1976
Fellowship - Nephrology - University of Oregon - 1978