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Pediatrics

Pediatrics is the medical care of infants, children and adolescents. Pediatricians are specially trained to treat diseases, behavioral problems and mental health issues as they relate to children. Pediatric care includes well check-ups, vaccinations and much more.

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Pediatric specialists in Nashville, Tennessee

Unsurpassed specialty healthcare for children from experienced providers.

Children and teenagers have different bodies and emotional needs than adults. That's why we offer dedicated medical equipment, a low-stimulation environment, child-friendly bedside manners and a care team that understands pediatrics at The Children's Hospital at TriStar Centennial.

Need a physician referral?

TriStar MedLine can help. We are available by phone Monday through Friday from 7:00am to 7:00pm CST.

TriStar MedLine can help. We are available by phone Monday through Friday from 7:00am to 7:00pm CST.

Our pediatric treatments and services

Our board-certified physicians and specialists provide children with healthcare of the highest quality.

Cardiology

Our pediatric cardiologists treat infants, children and adolescents for congenital and acquired heart conditions using the latest medical technology.

Emergency care

Our 24/7 pediatric emergency room (ER) is equipped to handle life-threatening and illnesses and injuries such as high fever or trouble breathing. We also see patients with serious but not life-threatening health issues such as broken bones or cuts requiring stitches.

Endocrinology

Our pediatric endocrinologists are experienced in treating endocrine issues for children including growth hormone deficiency, diabetes and other conditions.

Gastroenterology

If your child is dealing with an ongoing digestive problem, they might benefit from seeing one of our skilled physicians. From ulcers to acid reflux to Crohn's disease, we can treat a range of conditions affecting your child's gastrointestinal (GI) tract.

Neurological care

We treat a range of neurological disorders and injuries in children including seizures, concussions and epilepsy. Children with neurobehavioral disorders such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or an autism spectrum disorder can receive treatment in our neurobehavioral clinic.

NICU (neonatal intensive care unit)

Our Level III NICU provides acute care for infants who are born prematurely (32 weeks gestation or fewer) or are born with a critical illness. Our NICU is equipped with advanced medical technology to help your baby get well.

Oncology

Our pediatric oncology program treats different cancers affecting children including leukemia and brain tumors. Our blood and bone cancer program offers blood and marrow transplants and access to clinical trials.

Orthopedics

Our pediatric orthopedists can help children with bone and joint injuries, as well as other orthopedic conditions and illnesses. Conditions we treat include fractures, bone deformities and neuromuscular disorders.

Rehabilitation

In our pediatric rehabilitation program, children with a range of conditions can get the help they need to improve their functioning in daily life. Rehab offerings include physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy and feeding therapy.

Surgery

From ear, nose and throat (ENT) surgery to eye procedures, our pediatric surgery program provides a wide range of surgical procedures for children.

PICU (pediatric intensive care unit)

If your child needs critical medical care or is recovering from surgery, they will receive high-quality care in our PICU. Using the latest advancements in medical technology, our doctors, nurses and specialists give your child the treatment they need to fully recover.

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