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Anna Marie Burgner M.D.

Department: Medicine


I am an Assistant Professor of Medicine and the Associate Program Director for the Nephrology Fellowship Training Program at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, Tennessee and a member of the division of nephrology. I received my M.D. at Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, Indiana in 2003 and completed my internal medicine residency in 2010 and nephrology fellowship in 2013 at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN, before joining the faculty. I have a a strong interest in improving medical education and I just recently received my Masters of Education in the Health Professions through Johns Hopkins in Baltimore, Maryland. I have many clinical areas of interest including the treatment of kidney disease during pregnancy, fibromuscular dysplasia, and glomerular diseases.

I am an active participant in the Nephrology Clinical Trials Center at Vanderbilt participating in both NIH sponsored and industry sponsored clinical trials. She is currently the CO-PI for the NIH sponsored SPRINT trial. She has particular interest in clinical trials in diabetic nephropathy, polycystic kidney disease, and hypertension in chronic kidney disease.

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