Tennessee Down Syndrome Medical Care Centers


There is currently 1 Down syndrome medical care center in Tennessee:


Down Syndrome Clinic at Vanderbilt – Nashville

Affiliation: Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt
Summary: The Down Syndrome Clinic at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is a place that serves all the health needs of a person with Down syndrome. The clinic works with families and gives care in the fields of: developmental pediatrics, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech & language therapy, nutrition counseling, educational and behavioral counseling. The clinic also helps put together a care plan with other medical areas that your child may need such as genetics, cardiology, ophthalmology, otolaryngology, neurology, audiology, orthopedics, psychiatry, and hematology and oncology. We help families get specialized and personal care, give information on health services, link families with resources in their community, and teach parents and communities about the strengths and abilities of children with Down syndrome. Patients must be referred to our clinic from their Primary Care Physician or other medical professional.
Ages Served: Up to 18
Hours and Days of Operation: Thursdays 8:00AM-5:00PM
Fridays 8:00AM-12:00PM
Address: Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, 2200 Children’s Way, 10111 DOT, Nashville, TN 37232
Website: www.childrenshospital.vanderbilt.org/downsyndrome
Appointments: 615-343-3696
General Phone Number: 615-343-3696
Clinical Director: Angela C. Maxwell-Horn, M.D.
Services provided:
Behavioral MD
Psychologist
Nutritionist
Registered Dietician
Physical Therapist
Occupational Therapist
Family Practitioner
Apraxia Specialist
Speech and Language Pathologist
Audiologist
Social Worker
Education/Inclusion Specialist
Nurse Practitioner
Genetic Counselor
Clinical Care Coordinator
Geneticist/Pediatrician
Feeding Specialist
Year Established: 2003
Down Syndrome Patients Seen Annually: ~600
Length of Waitlist: 4-6 months
Medicaid Accepted? Yes
Insurance accepted? Yes

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