Faculty Highlight: John C. Thomas, M.D.

John C. Thomas, M.D. is an Associate Professor of Pediatric Urologic Surgery in the Department of Urology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. He completed his medical degree at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He completed a General Surgery internship and a Urology residency (Chief Resident) at the Cleveland Foundation. He also completed a Pediatric Urology fellowship at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

Faculty Highlight: John C. Pope, IV, M.D.

John C. Pope, IV, M.D.  is an Professor of Pediatric Urology in the Department of Urologic Surgery at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. He completed his medical degree at the University of Tennessee in Memphis and multiple surgery and urology residencies at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He also completed a Pediatric Urology fellowship at James Whitcomb Hospital for Children and Indiana University Medical Center.

Faculty Highlight: Robert P. Naftel, M.D.

Robert P. Naftel, M.D. is an Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery in the Department of Neurological Surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. He completed his medical degree and his residency at the University of Alabama School of Medicine in Birmingham. He also completed a Pediatric Neurosurgery fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh. In his clinical practice, Dr. Naftel focuses on pediatric hydrocephalus, epilepsy surgery, spasticity, spine surgery, and endonasal treatment of brain tumors.

Faculty Highlight: Amy Whigham MD

Amy Whigham., M.D., is an Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology in the Department of Otolaryngology at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. She completed her medical degree at Emory University School of Medicine and her residency at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She completed a Pediatric Otolaryngology Fellowship at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, DC, as well as a General Surgery Internship and a Research Fellowship at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.

SOCKs Research Fellow Nominated for Vanderbilt Outstanding Senior Award

SOCKs research fellow, Zackary Brown, was nominated for Vanderbilt's outstanding senior award. Read more here.
 
 Zack's ​Most Outstanding Vanderbilt Memory: My best memory at Vanderbilt has truly been the amazing friends I have made along the way. I would not be who I am and where I am if it were not for the amazing and strong support system that I have.