McKenzie Vater, MD
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Dr. McKenzie Vater is a Pediatric Rheumatology Fellow at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She attended medical school at the University of Louisville School of Medicine while maintaining her devotion to the Kentucky Wildcats. She completed her residency, chief residency and worked as a pediatric hospitalist for a year at Vanderbilt prior to starting rheumatology fellowship. In addition to clinical rheumatology, she hopes to continue her scholarly work in medical education and health equity. Her hobbies include biking, running, reading, and spending time with her husband, Lee, their 1-year-old daughter, Adelaide, and their rescue cat, Scratch.