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Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital Vanderbilt Surgery and Clinics Murfreesboro is a hospital-based location that offers specialty care, select outpatient surgeries, urgent care and imaging, all in a conveniently located building with street-level parking and spacious, comfortable and safe waiting area.

We have short wait times, a child life specialist on site, as well as a dedicated surgical discharge area so you can get your child home and the road to recovery with less stress.


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Urgent Care

Make an Appointment: (615) 895-4040

Urgent care with evening and weekend hours

Vanderbilt Children’s is here for you with pediatric urgent care when you need it most. Board-certified pediatricians are here nights and weekends, treating everything from flu and fevers to cuts and rashes. No appointment necessary — just walk right in or skip the wait and reserve a time online. 

MondayFriday: 2:30 p.m.–9:30 p.m.
SaturdaySunday: 12:30 p.m.–9:30 p.m.

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Why choose Vanderbilt Children’s Urgent Care

  • Highly Skilled Staff: Our clinics are staffed by board-certified Vanderbilt pediatricians who have expertise in providing urgent care for children of all ages, including infants.
  • Convenient Care: We are open seven days a week with evening and weekend hours. When your child’s pediatrician is not available, you can rest assured that your child can still be treated by a pediatrician from Children’s Hospital. 
  • Coordination and Communication: To ensure your child receives consistent care, we send your child’s pediatrician a report of your child’s visit.
  • Access to Ongoing or Advanced Care: If your child needs follow-up or specialty care, we can help you find a pediatrician or refer you to a specialist. We offer X-ray on-site to help diagnose fractures and other injuries.

Our board-certified pediatricians manage: 

  • Allergies
  • Evaluation and splinting of arm and leg injuries 
  • Foreign objects in ears and noses
  • Gastrointestinal illnesses, such as vomiting and diarrhea with mild dehydration
  • Poison ivy, rashes, bug bites and skin infections
  • Respiratory problems, such as coughs, asthma and croup
  • Simple wounds
  • Sore throats and ear infections
  • Sunburn
  • Other illnesses and injuries

Fracture Clinic

Make an Appointment: (615) 343-5875

Streamlined, fast-tracked care for fractures 

Your pediatrician, urgent care or emergency room is often the first stop when your child breaks a bone. If you need to follow up with a pediatric orthopedic specialist, we're here for you. You can also bring your child directly to the Vanderbilt Children’s Fracture Clinic without a referral.

Whether following up after your child’s fracture is stabilized at an urgent care or emergency room or coming in for an urgent orthopaedic visit following an injury, you can have peace of mind knowing that your child will be evaluated and treated by an orthopaedic physician specialized in sports and growth-plate injuries.


Imaging and Surgery for Fractures

Children’s bones are not like adult bones. They must be cared for in a way that ensures they can continue to grow. And sometimes that means surgery. 

In Murfreesboro, children needing imaging or surgery for their orthopaedic injury can receive supportive care without having to travel to additional imaging or surgery centers. Your child’s orthopaedic provider will work with specially trained pediatric anesthesiologists and imaging specialists to ensure a coordinated approach to surgical treatment.

Ear, Nose and Throat

Make an Appointment: (615) 936-8176

Unsurpassed pediatric ENT care

Whether your child needs routine or complex ear, nose and throat (ENT) care, our specially trained practitioners and surgeons can handle it all. Our otolaryngology team members understand how to examine, diagnose and treat all pediatric ENT conditions.


Outpatient procedures

Our surgeons perform thousands of pediatric ENT surgeries every year, from ear tubes and cleft care to complex airway reconstruction and cochlear implantation.

The same team that treats children on our main campus also performs ear tubes, tonsil and adenoid removal and other minor procedures in Murfreesboro.

Gastroenterology and Nutrition

Make an Appointment: (615) 322-7449

Managing pediatric digestive issues with empathy 

Our pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition program compassionately cares for children with digestive issues. As one of the most extensive programs in the Southeast, we are equipped to provide testing, treatment and management to children suffering from simple to rare, complex issues.


Team-Based Care Approach: 

We work with many specialists across Children’s Hospital, including surgeons, feeding therapists, pharmacists, and nutritionists, to ensure our pediatric patients receive the best care. Our team of experts perform certain procedures in Murfreesboro including colonoscopies, NG-tube placement, endoscopic testing, fecal decompaction and others.

General Surgery

Make an Appointment: (615) 936-1050

From common to complex 

Our experts in pediatric surgery treat conditions from common to rare, including appendicitis, hernias, tumors and birth defects. We work closely with a team of pediatricians, family physicians, pediatric anesthesiologists and other specialists such as pediatric home care providers.


Outpatient procedures

Our pediatric surgeons perform thousands of procedures on newborns, toddlers, young children and teens every year. They specialize in the diagnosis, preoperative, operative and postoperative management of problems in children that can be corrected surgically.

The same team that treats children on our main campus also performs surgeries in Murfreesboro. 

Imaging

Make an Appointment: (615) 343-1842

Pediatric imaging performed with care

When it comes to diagnostic imaging, the needs of children and adults differ. Our team has the experience and training to keep your child safe while providing accurate images to help diagnose certain conditions and injuries. We offer X-ray, MRI and ultrasound at our Murfreesboro location. 


Why choose us

  • Experience: Our pediatric radiologists, nurses and technologists perform and interpret thousands of pediatric imaging exams each year, which results in a top level of expertise. 
  • Training: Our doctors are dedicated and specially trained to provide diagnostic imaging to infants, children and adolescents. 
  • Safety: Your child’s safety is a top priority. Children’s Hospital supports and practices the radiation safety principle of ALARA, an acronym for “as low as reasonably achievable.”

Orthopaedics

Make an Appointment: (615) 343-5875

Comprehensive care from a top-ranked team

From broken bones to the most complex orthopedic conditions, Vanderbilt Children’s Orthopaedics offers a range of support to all ages. 

We treat a wide range of pediatric conditions, including:

  • Fractures
  • Sports injuries
  • Deformities of the spine, bones, hips or feet
  • Scoliosis
  • And others

Outpatient procedures

Vanderbilt Children’s Orthopaedics performs a variety of procedures in Murfreesboro including treating dislocations or fractures, and repairing tendons, ligaments and other soft tissues. We treat other conditions with hips, knees, feet, ankles, arms and legs as well.

Plastic Surgery

Make an Appointment: (615) 322-8777

Precision Pediatric Plastic / Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery 

Our plastic surgery and hand / upper extremity experts are available in Murfreesboro for removal of tumors, lumps, bumps, cysts, and treatment of lacerations among other conditions. General pediatric plastic surgery needs can vary from correcting birth defects to facial and hand reanimation after trauma.

Our surgeons have advanced training and expertise in reconstructive microsurgery.


Restoring Functionality and Mobility 

Our pediatric plastic surgery team works with you and your child to restore function and mobility. The team also tries to improve the appearance of the affected body part, understanding that as children grow, their needs grow, too.

Pediatric plastics works collaboratively with other disciplines including orthopaedics and neurosurgery. 

Urology

Make an Appointment: (615) 936-1060

Care with compassion, skill and results

The Vanderbilt Children’s Urology team, ranked No. 5 in the nation by U.S. News and World Report, strives to provide the best personalized urology care for children. 

Our medical staff has years of specialized training in understanding and meeting the unique needs of children with urinary tract and reproductive organ problems.


Outpatient procedures

The Urology team collaborates with other specialists, including pediatric anesthesiologists, to perform certain procedures in Murfreesboro like hernia repairs, circumcisions, correction of congenital penile conditions and others.

Location:

2102 West Northfield Blvd.
Murfreesboro, TN 37129

Hours:

Specialty Clinics
Monday–Friday: 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Saturday–Sunday: Closed

Urgent Care
Monday–Friday: 2:30 p.m.–9:30 p.m.
Saturday–Sunday: 12:30 p.m.–9:30 p.m.

Parking:

Families have access to ample surface parking around the building.

Children’s specialty care in a convenient location


Families have access to the same nationally ranked specialists that practice at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt at our long-standing Kennedy Drive location in Murfreesboro. Ask your pediatrician for more information or call the appointment lines below.

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Cardiology 

Make an Appointment: (615) 322-7447

Heart Matters

Many pediatric heart conditions are congenital, meaning babies are born with them, and more and more children with congenital heart conditions are being diagnosed before birth.

Whether your child has received a diagnosis or you suspect a heart condition, Vanderbilt Children’s nationally ranked cardiologists are here for your family.


Nationally Recognized 

Children's Hospital’s Cardiology program is recognized as one of the nation’s best by U.S. News & World Report for delivering leading-edge, compassionate care to children.

Diabetes

Make an Appointment: (615) 322-7842

A team approach 

Our nationally ranked diabetes team provides high-quality care. In addition to physicians, our team is supported by nurse practitioners, nurses and dietitians who are Certified Diabetes Educators.

Our program is one of the largest pediatric diabetes centers in the country, which means we have extensive experience in treating pediatric diabetes.


Comprehensive expertise

We have expertise in treating all forms of diabetes:

  • Type 1
  • Type 2
  • Monogenic diabetes
  • Cystic fibrosis-related diabetes
  • Transplant-related diabetes

Endocrinology

Make an Appointment: (615) 322-7427

Quality care by pediatric experts

Our endocrinology services are nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report for our expertise, experience and research with hormone-related disorders in children.

We evaluate and treat a wide range of conditions, including those involving:

  • Adrenal glands
  • Bone and calcium
  • Growth
  • The pituitary gland
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Puberty and thyroid disease
  • Certain genetic disorders

Specialized Clinics 

We also have specialized clinics to treat Prader-Willi Syndrome, hypophosphatasia, metabolic bone disease and medical issues of transgendered individuals.

Genetic Medicine

Make an Appointment: (615) 322-7601

Comprehensive Genetic Care 

Whether your child has an existing or a suspected genetic disorder, we offer evaluation, management and genetic counseling to ensure your child receives the best possible care.

Our team of board-certified geneticists, genetic counselors and nurse practitioners provide comprehensive and ongoing care throughout all stages of your child’s life. 


Extensive experience

We provide testing, counseling, management options and resources for a wide range of conditions and genetic syndromes, including adult-onset disorders such as Huntington disease, hypertension and pulmonary fibrosis.

Our team works with other care providers to connect you to the experts your family needs, including prenatal counseling through the Vanderbilt Center for Women’s Health, plus cancer-related testing and counseling through the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center.

Nephrology and Hypertension

Make an Appointment: (615) 322-7416

Unique approach

Our specialists understand the unique challenges of children living with kidney problems. We work in partnership with families to provide a healing and supportive environment for children with chronic kidney disease, high blood pressure, kidney stones, electrolyte disorders and other conditions. 


Comprehensive care

  • Personalized Treatment: We work closely with parents and primary care providers to create specialized care plans based on what is best for each child’s health. You are always a key member of your child’s care team.
  • Nationally Recognized: Vanderbilt Children’s Nephrology and Hypertension is recognized by U.S News & World Report as one of the nation’s best for delivering leading-edge, compassionate care to children.

Neurology

Make an Appointment: (615) 936-5536

Finding answers

At Vanderbilt Children’s, your family works together with some of the nation's foremost experts in diagnosing and treating disorders of the brain, spinal cord, muscles and nerves. Your family also has access to the benefits of our leading-edge research as one of the top pediatric hospitals in the nation.


Specialized care

Our specialists treat a variety of conditions, including:

  • Epilepsy
  • Pediatric stroke
  • Neuromuscular and neurovascular conditions
  • Alternating hemiplegia
  • New-onset seizures

U.S. News & World Report has ranked Children's Hospital as one of the nation's top providers of pediatric neurology care.

Pulmonary Medicine

Make an Appointment: (615) 343-7617

Expert care for all lung conditions

Causes of pediatric breathing problems can range from simple to complex. Vanderbilt Children’s pulmonary experts use their experience and education, as well as industry-leading technology and research, to diagnose and develop a personalized treatment plan for each child.

Coughs, severe asthma, sleep disorders, lung development disorders, cystic fibrosis and pulmonary hypertension are just a few of the conditions we treat.


Among the nation’s best

U.S. News & World Report ranks Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt’s pulmonary services among the best in the nation each year.

Rheumatology

Make an Appointment: (615) 322-4397

Compassionate, research-driven care

Whether your child is suffering from joint, tendon, ligament or muscle pain, or a combination of issues, our rheumatology experts can diagnose your child’s condition and provide the latest in treatment options. 

Our pediatric specialists provide care for all autoimmune and musculoskeletal conditions, including juvenile arthritis, lupus and vasculitis. 

Location:

1155 Kennedy Dr.
Murfreesboro, TN 37129

Hours:

Monday–Friday: 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Saturday–Sunday: closed

Parking:

Families have access to ample surface parking around the building.

FAQs

What safety precautions are in place at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital Vanderbilt Surgery and Clinics Murfreesboro and the Vanderbilt Children’s Specialty Clinics Murfreesboro? 

  • Everyone must wear a face mask to enter our hospitals, clinics and other facilities. This includes patients, visitors and our doctors, nurses and staff. If everyone wears a mask, we all protect each other.
  • We’re screening everyone who enters our hospitals, clinics and facilities for fever and other symptoms.
  • We’re sanitizing rooms between each patient and cleaning public areas often.
  • We’re taking steps to allow safe distancing. This includes spacing chairs in the waiting areas and limiting the number of people who can use the elevator at one time.
  • Because having COVID-19 can complicate recovery, we are testing patients for the virus before they have surgery or other procedures requiring general anesthesia at Children’s Hospital in Nashville.
  • We currently have restrictions on visitation to limit the number of individuals who enter our buildings.

My child is scheduled for surgery here or at the main hospital in Nashville. Can we get our pre-procedure COVID test done at this location?

Yes. Please call our office at 1-615-936-9000 to schedule your test during our office hours. Test must be completed 72 to 48 hours prior to your child’s procedure.

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Insurance

Vanderbilt Health participates in many local and national health insurance plans, including TennCare plans. Vanderbilt may not participate in all plans offered by an insurance carrier. We encourage you to contact your insurance company to verify your coverage for care, including whether a referral is needed.

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