Rene G. VanDeVoorde III, MD

Rene G. VanDeVoorde III, MD

Assistant Residency Director
Pediatric Residency Program
Program Director
Pediatric Nephrology and Hypertension Fellowship
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Nephrology
Doctors' Office Tower
2200 Children's Way
Room / Suite
10111
Nashville
Tennessee
37232-9560
(615) 322-7416

Specialty
Nephrology, Pediatric
M.D.
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, 1996
Internship
Pediatric Internship-Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth, VA
Residency
Pediatric Residency-Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH
Fellowship
Pediatric Nephrology Fellowship-Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

Dr. VanDeVoorde completed both undergraduate and medical education at Vanderbilt University. After pediatric internship and service as a General Medical Officer with the U.S. Navy, he finished his residency training, chief residency and fellowship in Pediatric Nephrology at Cincinnati Children's Hospital. Dr. VanDeVoorde returned to Vanderbilt in 2016. He serves as a preceptor to medical students, residents, and subspecialty fellows rotating through the Pediatric Nephrology clinic and in-patient service. He looks forward to optimizing pediatric subspecialty educational experiences for trainees of all levels, in addition to continued work with recruitment and curriculum oversight.

Outside of the hospital, he enjoys time with his wife, Nicole, and their two sons, following Vanderbilt and Nashville sports teams.

Clinical Interests

Chronic Kidney Disease, Hemodialysis, Peritoneal Dialysis, Acute Kidney Injury,  Hypertension, Nephrolithiasis, Plasmapheresis

Research Information