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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 care in Nashville, Tennessee

When it comes to your child's health, we understand the importance of compassionate, comprehensive care.

At TriStar Centennial Hospital's affiliated pediatric hospital — The Children's Hospital at TriStar Centennial — our experienced doctors have a compassionate, kid-friendly approach. We know your child deserves gentle, age-appropriate explanations and care from kind professionals. Our providers have additional training and extensive experience with pediatrics in a range of specialties.

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.

Pediatric specialty care

From pediatric emergency treatment to sleep disorders to cardiology, we provide unparalleled pediatric care at The Children's Hospital at TriStar Centennial.

Services at The Children's Hospital at TriStar Centennial

We are conveniently located on the TriStar Centennial campus, and offer a range of services, including:

Neurological care

our neurologists diagnose and treat children and adolescents with various neurological disorders. Using an approach that is age-appropriate and unique to your child, we offer treatment for many conditions such as epilepsy, concussions, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and neuromuscular disorders, among others.

Neonatal intensive care unit (NICU)

Infants who are born critically ill or at 32 gestational weeks or less are treated in our Level III NICU. Our lifesaving medical care is delivered by highly trained professionals using advanced medical equipment that monitors your baby's health 24/7. In a calm, low-stimulation environment, infants receive the care they need to go home healthy.

Pediatric cardiology

Our dedicated pediatric cardiology team treats children and teens with both congenital and acquired heart conditions. Some cardiac conditions we diagnose and treat include heart arrhythmia, aortic stenosis and rheumatic heart disease.

Pediatric emergency care

When you have kids, you know accidents can happen. Fortunately, we provide high-quality emergency care that is specifically designed with your child in mind. Our pediatric emergency room (ER) features child-sized medical equipment and knowledgeable staff that will put you and your child at ease. We also offer a sensory-friendly waiting room if needed.

Pediatric endocrinology

Our pediatric endocrinologists treat children who may have a problem with their hormones. If your child isn't growing properly, has diabetes or has another potential problem with their hormones or glands, our specialists can develop a treatment plan that is unique to their needs.

Pediatric gastroenterology

When your child's stomach problems become painful or unmanageable, our pediatric gastroenterologists can help them find relief. We have the experience and training to diagnose and treat issues such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), celiac disease, chronic constipation and others.

Pediatric oncology

When it comes to your child's cancer care, experience and a kid-friendly approach some of the most important aspects. Our compassionate providers can treat a range of childhood cancers, including brain tumors, leukemia, lymphoma and others. Our comprehensive treatment options include blood and bone marrow transplants right in our facility.

Pediatric orthopedics

Our pediatric orthopedic doctors understand the many ways in which your child's bones and muscles differ from adults. We diagnose and treat children with temporary injuries and ongoing orthopedic conditions, including bone cancer, neuromuscular disorders, bone and joint deformities and sports injuries.

Pediatric rehabilitation

From speech delays to trouble with coordination and balance to performing daily life skills, our rehabilitation program supports children with a variety of conditions and delays. We offer physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy and feeding therapy in a positive and upbeat environment to engage children actively in their own progress.

Pediatric surgery

Our children's surgery program strives to create a calm and reassuring environment for your child and your family. We offer general surgery, ear, nose and throat (ENT) surgery, eye surgery, orthopedic surgery and urologic surgery. Our pediatric unit offers internet access, kid-friendly games and in-room sleeping accommodations for parents.

Pediatric intensive care unit (PICU)

For children who need monitoring and care 24/7, our state-of-the-art PICU is staffed by board-certified physicians and highly trained nurses. Whether your child needs post-surgical care or has a critical illness, our PICU has the latest medical technology and experienced professionals to meet their needs.

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