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Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology

The Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology care team of board-certified obstetrician-gynecologists at Vanderbilt offers evidence-based gynecologic care for children and teenagers up to age 19. We evaluate and treat young patients with our special interest and expertise in pediatric and adolescent care. Our youngest pediatric patients receive family-centered care in a positive atmosphere.

Patients with certain conditions may require surgical intervention. Depending on age, they will receive expert surgical care at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt or Gynecologic Surgery at Vanderbilt University Hospital.

Conditions We Treat

We treat all gynecological conditions, including:

Meet Your Care Team

Celeste O. Hemingway

Celeste O. HemingwayMD, MHPE

    Adolescent and Young Adult Health, General Obstetrics, Gynecologic Surgery, Gynecology, Menstrual Disorders, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology
Tara A. Nielsen

Tara A. NielsenDO, MPH

    Abnormal Uterine Bleeding, General Gynecology, General Obstetrics, Gynecology, Obstetrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Amy G. Weeks

Amy G. WeeksMD

    Adolescent and Young Adult Health, Contraception, General Gynecology, General Obstetrics, Gynecology, Menstrual Disorders, Obstetrics

Why Choose Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology at Vanderbilt

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    Positive care experiences

    We seek to gradually build health care autonomy in our adolescent patients in areas such as contraception, and create early positive experiences in women’s health that encourage healthy habits for life.

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    Experienced care

    Our team features board-certified gynecologic surgeons who provide a precise level of care at Vanderbilt without having to see an outside specialist. We also have the only specialists in Nashville who are board certified in both pediatric and adult obstetrics.

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    Transition to adult care

    Our team of pediatric and adult specialists provides adolescent patients with a bridge to adult care. We help move patients toward greater independence as they transition to adulthood, helping them to accept more responsibility for their ongoing health needs.

Tests, Treatments and Services

We offer a full range of tests, treatments and services, including:

  • Birth control counseling
  • Long-acting reversible contraception (IUDs, implants)
  • STI testing and treatment
  • Surgical management as needed


Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks
719 Thompson Lane, Suite 27100
Nashville, TN 37204
2009 Mallory Lane, Suite 230
Franklin, TN 37067
Today's hours:8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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