University of Nebraska Medical Center

Whitney Goldner, MD

Professor, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology & Metabolism


Whitney Goldner, MD

Dr. Goldner is an endocrinologist in the Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism Division at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. She specializes in endocrine tumors including thyroid cancer and thyroid nodules, parathyroid tumors, adrenal tumors, and other neuroendocrine tumors. She is the medical director of the multidisciplinary Thyroid and Endocrine Tumor Program for Nebraska Medicine.

Dr. Goldner is also involved in clinical research and is the PI of the Buffett Cancer Center bioinformatics and biospecimen registry: ICaRe2. She is active in the Endocrine Society, the American Thyroid Association, The National Cancer Collaborative Network and the ABIM.


  • Medical school: University of Nebraska Medical Center, 1998
  • Residency: University of Utah School of Medicine, 2001
  • Fellowship: University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, 2003
  • Board certifications: Internal Medicine; Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism

Dr. Goldner does clinical research on thyroid nodules and thyroid cancer. She has an interest in molecular testing of thyroid nodules as well as thyroid cancer treatments and outcomes. She also has an interest in environmental exposures and thyroid disease and thyroid cancer.