Clinical Activities in Internal Medicine and Nephrology

Professor Volker H. Haase is a physician-scientist with clinical training and board certification in Internal Medicine and Nephrology. He received his medical degree from the Johann-Wolfgang Goethe University Faculty of Medicine in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, completed his medical internship and residency at Emory University in Atlanta, GA and trained in Renal Medicine at The Beth Israel Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA, where he also served as an attending physician and Instructor in Medicine. After spending 7 years on the Medicine faculty at the University of Pennsylvania he joined Vanderbilt University as the Krick-Brooks Chair in Nephrology.

In addition to directing his research group, Professor Haase is clinically active and provides patient care and clinical education in Internal Medicine and Nephrology. He supervises and teaches medical students, interns and residents in Internal Medicine as well as Fellows in Nephrology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the Nashville VA Hospital.

Clinical teams

February 2022, Medicine Team 2

Medicine Team 2

February 2022
Still wearing masks; (from left to right) Valentine Uche Chukwuma, M.D. (Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation); Sheila Sandberg, Pharm.D. (Pharmacy Services); Volker H. Haase, M.D. (Internal Medicine/Renal); Page Madison Chase, M.D. (Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation); Paul Parisot, M.D. (Internal Medicine).

Medicine Team 1

January 2022
From “Soft Paws” to “Snow Angels”; (from left to right) A J Jordan De Witte, M.D. (Internal Medicine); Julie Ann Holt, M.D. (Internal Medicine); Kaitlyn Reasoner, M.D. (Internal Medicine); Volker H. Haase, M.D. (Internal Medicine/Renal); Veera Venkata Naga Monahar Devarasetty, B.S. (MSII, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine).

Medicine Team 1 and Renal Consults

December 2021
HAPPY NEW YEAR; (from left to right) Devon Thomas Shannon, M.D. (Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation); Mackenzie Nicole Samson M.D. (Internal Medicine); E. Wilbur Woodhouse, M.D. (Internal Medicine/Infectious Disease); Volker H. Haase, M.D. (Internal Medicine/Renal); Jennifer Bergeron, M.D. (Internal Medicine/Renal).

Medicine Team 1

November 2021
Another COVID-THAKSGIVING; (from left to right) Kristina Alton, M.D. (Psychiatry); Volker H. Haase, M.D. (Internal Medicine/Renal); Jonathan Davis, M.D. (Internal Medicine); Abi Rabiat Amadin, M.D. (Internal Medicine).

Medicine Team 1, Dec 2020-2

Medicine Team 1

December 2020-2
COVID-CHRISTMAS; (from left to right) Terra C. Swanson, M.D. (Internal Medicine); Nicholas E. King, M.D. (Internal Medicine); Garren S. Montgomery, M.D. (Internal Medicine); Volker H. Haase, M.D. (Internal Medicine/Renal).

Medicine Team 1, Dec 2020-1

Medicine Team 1

December 2020-1
COVID-CHRISTMAS; (from left to right) Matthew T. Villaume, M.D.-Ph.D. (Internal Medicine/Heme-Onc); Brandon Tyler Emerson, M.D. (Internal Medicine/Cardiology); Volker H. Haase, M.D. (Internal Medicine/Renal); Zack Watson, M.D. (Internal Medicine/Pediatrics).

Medicine Team 1 and Renal Consult

Medicine Team 1 and Renal Consults

November 2020
COVID-THANKSGIVING – now with more distancing (from left to right) Nicholas S. Abramson, M.D. (Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation); Briana Creith, Pharm.D.; Garren S. Montgomery, M.D. (Internal Medicine); Volker H. Haase, M.D. (Internal Medicine/Renal); Laura Anne Binari, M.D. (Renal); Steven B. McKenzie, M.D. (Anesthesia).

MEDICINE TEAM 2 September 2020

Medicine Team 2

September 2020
COVID times; (from left to right) Carlos Lynes, M.D. (Internal Medicine/Cardiology); Jared Freitas, M.D. (Internal Medicine); Jan A. Niec, B.S. (Vanderbilt School of Medicine, 2nd year); Tami Feng, M.D. (Psychiatry); Volker H. Haase, M.D. (Internal Medicine/Renal).

Team 2 and Renal Consults, Feb 2020

Medicine Team 2 and Renal Consults

February 2020
Highly effective; (from left to right) Chidiebube Egwim, M.D. (Renal); Jessica Louthan, Pharm.D., Ayoda Werede, M.D. (Infectious Disease/Global Health); Hannah Lomzenski, M.D. (Internal Medicine); Judd Heideman, M.D. (Pulmonary/Critical Care); Volker H. Haase, M.D. (Internal Medicine/Renal).

Medicine Team 1, December 2019

Medicine Team 1

December 2019
Christmas team; (from left to right) Shelby Allen, Pharm.D., Tracey Hong, M.D., M.S. (Anesthesiology); Kyle Kidwell, M.D. (Hematology/Oncology); Christian Roehmer, M.D. (Physical Medicine/Rehabilitation); Volker H. Haase, M.D. (Internal Medicine/Renal); Michelle Izmaylov, M.D. (Internal Medicine); Casey Smiley, M.D. (Internal Medicine/Global Health).

Medicine Team 1 October 2019

Medicine Team 1

October 2019 
Team fantastic; (from left to right) Barrington Hwang, M.D. (Psychiatry); Christopher Coe, M.D. (Internal Medicine); Volker H. Haase, M.D. (Internal Medicine/Renal); Nicholas Pietrini, M.D. (Internal Medicine); Nicole Northcutt, Pharm.D. student, Lipscomb University College of Pharmacy; Alex Bragg, Pharm.D. student, Lipscomb University College of Pharmacy; Brian Figler, Pharm.D. (Pharmacy Services). 

Medicine Team 2

December 2018-2 
Serving our patients over the Christmas holidays; (from left to right) Drs. Maryam Ehtsham M.D. (Internal Medicine); Warren Tai, M.D. (Internal Medicine/Cardiology); Volker H. Haase, M.D. (Internal Medicine/Renal); Earllondra Brooks, M.D. (Neurology)

Medicine Team 2

December 2018-1 
Serving our patients over the Christmas holidays; (from left to right) Drs. Stephen Neu, Pharm.D. (Pharmacy Services); Mengyao Tang, M.D., M.P.H. (Internal Medicine/Renal); Volker H. Haase, M.D. (Internal Medicine/Renal); Casey Smiley, M.D. (Internal Medicine/Global Health) and Alexandra Petrakos, M.D. (Internal Medicine)

Medicine Team 1 and Renal Consults

November 2018
(from left to right) Ann Herron, M.D. (Medicine/Renal); Gerald Obinna Onuoha, M.D., M.S. (Inpatient-Internal Medicine); Annie Apple, B.S., VUMSII; Volker H. Haase, M.D. (Internal Medicine/Renal); Kevin Buell, M.B.B.S. (Internal Medicine); Silas Pierson Trumbo, M.D. (Internal Medicine); Monica Walsh, Pharmacy Student, Lipscomb University; Jessica Wallace, Pharm.D. (Pharmacy Services); Zeke Wei, M.D.-Ph.D. (Neurology)

Team 2 General Internal Medicine

Medicine Team 2

August 2018
(from left to right) Drs. Volker H. Haase, M.D. (Internal Medicine/Renal); Daniel Cook, M.D.-Ph.D. (Pulmonary/CC); Misty Dawn Shields, M.D.-Ph.D. (Hematology/Oncology) and Edward Misulis, M.D. (Neurology)

Internal Medicine team 2 and Nephrology May 2018

Medicine Team 2 and Renal Consults

May 2018
(from left to right) Drs. Anthony Grecco, M.D. (Pulmonary/CC); Kim Lee M.D. (Neurology); Volker H. Haase, M.D. (Internal Medicine/Renal); Angelina Cords, M.D. (Radiology) and Matthew J. Day, M.D. (Renal)

Case reports

Clinical Activities in Internal Medicine and NephrologyBuell KG, Trumbo SP, Haase VH. Diagnostic Dilemma: A Unilateral Facial Rash with Eye InvolvementAm J Med. 2019, Jul;132(7):823-825. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2019.02.007. Epub 2019 Mar 5. No abstract available. PMID:30849384.

(click on image to download case report)