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Harold Helderman, MD


Chief, Renal Transplant Medicine; Medical Director, Vanderbilt Transplant Center; Professor of Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology

4.8 4.8 211 ratings

Insurance plans accepted

Insurance plans accepted

Areas of Expertise

Kidney and Pancreas Transplant
Kidney Transplantation

Board Certificates

Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine, 1974


MD - State University of New York at Brooklyn, 1971
Fellowship - Human Development of the National Institutes of Health
Fellowship - Brigham and Women's Hospital - Harvard Medical School
Residency - Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System, 1974
Internship - Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System, 1972


Vanderbilt Kidney Transplant Program
Vanderbilt Nephrology/Renal Transplant Clinic
1301 Medical Center Drive
Suite 2501
Nashville, TN 37232

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Patient Comments

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Good experience.
Patient | February 1, 2017

IT's good experience to me so far so good. Thank you for taking care of my health.
Patient | January 27, 2017

Dr. Helderman is very knowledgeable in his field, I trust his decision made on my care 100 percent
Patient | January 23, 2017

Dr. Helderman is very friendly and down to earth. He is very professional and knowledgeable. I trust him to make the right decisions concerning my health and my kidneys.
Patient | January 23, 2017

I feel so relaxed when I am in the care of Dr. Helderman he is the greatest.
Patient | January 6, 2017

Dr Helderman is the best Dr I've ever had.
Patient | December 19, 2016

Dr. Helderman has been outstanding in the past 19+ years of dealings.
Patient | December 14, 2016

That's very good experience to me.
Patient | December 7, 2016

Dr. Helderman is a wonderful man and doctor.
Patient | October 25, 2016

Reasonable, professional.
Patient | October 12, 2016

Excellent doctor!
Patient | October 11, 2016

Always friendly & ready to talk or listen, very concerned.
Patient | October 7, 2016

Dr. Helderman is a fabulous dr. and the only reason I still visit Vanderbilt.
Patient | September 7, 2016

very satisfied with provider
Patient | August 16, 2016

Dr. Helderman is the best. I simply cannot say enough good about him. I have been under his care for 15 years. Now, since receiving my kidney transplant 15 years ago. Everything is excellent. This man deserves anything & everything good.
Patient | July 24, 2016

Dr. Helderman is as good as it gets! Excellent.
Patient | June 16, 2016

Love Dr. Helderman.
Patient | June 6, 2016

Dr. Helderman is awesome.
Patient | June 1, 2016

That's what I like about everyone. They seem to enjoy their job and the patient/customer/client can feel it. Your companies spokespersons are the employees. Happy employees lead to satisfied customers which in the long run leads to a successful company. I recommend Vandy to everyone.
Patient | April 27, 2016

No bad experience.
Patient | April 1, 2016

Dr. Helderman is hands-down the best!!!
Patient | April 1, 2016

Great care provides.
Patient | March 3, 2016

Dr. Helderman is very good with me, he explains everything in a manor that I can easily understand
Patient | February 29, 2016

Dr Helderman has provided excellent care and has made my entire transplant experience very comfortable.
Patient | February 22, 2016

Dr. Helderman is very personable and takes his time to explain things.
Patient | February 19, 2016

Dr. Helderman is a great respectful doctor! He's taken very good care of me in the last 15 yrs.
Patient | January 6, 2016