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Prader-Willi Syndrome Clinic

At the Comprehensive Prader-Willi Syndrome Clinic at Monroe Carell, a multidisciplinary team approach provides the best care for all patients with PWS and their families. This team includes experts in genetics, endocrinology, sleep medicine, neurology, developmental medicine, and diet and nutrition.

Our goal is to be there for you as your child grows. You will have many questions along the way. We are here to answer those questions even when your child is not being seen for an appointment. This requires regular contact with your family. Our network extends beyond the clinic. We work with providers all over the world to provide the most up-to-date and progressive clinical care with opportunities for researching new medications.

We work with each family to provide personalized care. You know your child better than anyone else, and we incorporate your expertise into our care plan. Our job is to stay up to date on all PWS-related clinical and research data available and bring this to you every single day.

Conditions We Treat

Meet Your Care Team

Craig R. Louer

Craig R. LouerJr, MD

    Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedics, Pediatric Limb Differences, Pediatric Orthopaedics, Pediatric Orthopaedics and Surgery, Pediatric Spinal Surgery, Spine
Althea A. Shelton

Althea A. SheltonMD, MPH

    Epilepsy, Neurology, Neurosciences, Pediatric Neurology, Pediatric Sleep Disorders, Sleep Disorders, Sleep Medicine
Ashley H. Shoemaker

Ashley H. ShoemakerMD, MSCI

    Adrenal Disorders, Diabetes Mellitus: Type 1, Type 2, MODY, CF-Related, Neonatal, Metabolic Bone Diseases, Disorders of Mineral Metabolism, Pediatric Diabetes and Endocrinology, Pediatric Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Pituitary Disorders, Thyroid Disorders
Amy S. Whigham

Amy S. WhighamMD

    ENT Ear, Nose, Throat (Otolaryngology), Pediatric Otolaryngology


2200 Children's Way, 6th Floor
Nashville, TN 37232
Today's hours:8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.