• Hours

    Monday – Thursday | 8:00-4:00

    Friday 8:00-12:00

  • Office Number


James Gaume, M.D.

Dr. Gaume was born in rural Kansas in 1950. He graduated with a BS in Biology from Loyola University of Los Angeles in 1972 and received his MD from the University of Southern California in 1976.

Dr. Gaume completed his training in Internal Medicine and in Endocrinology and Metabolism at the Los Angeles County-USC-Medical Center in 1981. He practiced endocrinology from 1981-1990 in the Los Angeles area before moving to Nashville to join Endocrinology-Diabetes Associates. Dr. Gaume practices full time at our St. Thomas office. He sees patients Monday THROUGH friday from 8-4

He is presently an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at Vanderbilt. Dr. Gaume is board certified in Internal Medicine and in Endocrinology and Metabolism.

Click link below to make a clinic appointment: if you need to be seen sooner than the listed available appointments, please call the office at +1 (615) 386-3067 and we will do our best to accommodate you.

Dr. James Gaume now offers telemedicine visits for routine follow up, sick, and new patient visits. Call our office at +1 (615) 386-3067 for additional details or join the virtual waiting room below by clicking the link

Enter the campus from WEST END AVE and proceed past the Emergency Room, Admitting and the Heart Institute Parking. Enter the garage on the right, which reads “Parking for Doctor’s Appointments.” This garage is located under the Medical Plaza Building. If you need special help, proceed to the blue level of the garage. Wheelchairs are available. Proceed to plaza elevators, go to the 4th floor and follow signs to Suite 400.  Additional parking is located in the Harding Garage with a cross walk on the 3rd level.