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Adolescents and young adults have unique health care needs. That's why Monroe Carell offers the Adolescent and Young Adult Health Clinic in Nashville. Our team specializes in promoting the physical and emotional well-being of adolescents and young adults from ages 12 to 22. Our services include outpatient and inpatient care.

In addition to primary care, we connect patients with specialists for concerns about reproductive health, eating disorders, growth and development, chronic pain and other conditions. At your referring provider's request, we will assume responsibility for your child's care until the problem is resolved.

Our team has the experience and specialized training to care for a variety of adolescent and young adult health issues beyond acute illness and injury. We treat patients with complex medical and psychosocial concerns. Our team also coordinates services for adolescents and young adults with special healthcare needs.

We strive to provide the highest quality care by using the most up-to-date, evidence-based scientific information and expertise available to us.

Why Choose Vanderbilt Adolescent and Young Adult Health

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    Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Designated

    We strive to give your child the highest quality care using the latest medical research. Our clinic is a designated Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH). This team-based care model helps us keep improving quality, efficiency, safety and patient satisfaction. PCMH certified clinics have met specific criteria set by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), demonstrating that they are providing high-quality, patient-centered care.

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    Teaching the Next Generation of Pediatricians

    In your clinic visit, you may see pediatric residents, attending physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses and health care students. Our residents spend three or more years in training at Monroe Carell, in our clinics with patients, or learning the latest heath care advances from our specialists. Your child may see only one doctor, or a resident may ask an attending (supervisor) for a second opinion.

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    After-hours care

    If you have an urgent question and our office is closed, you can still reach us by calling our clinic’s phone number. There is always a provider on call. We also have several after-hours clinics in middle Tennessee with later hours. Call us first before going to the emergency room unless your child has a life-threatening emergency.

Meet Your Care Team

Erin D. Boyd

Erin D. BoydMD

    Adolescent Medicine, Adolescent and Young Adult Health
Debra K. Braun-Courville

Debra K. Braun-CourvilleMD

    Acne, Adolescent Medicine, Adolescent Primary Care, Adolescent and Young Adult Health, Contraception, Eating Disorders, Menstrual Disorders
Stephen T. Callahan

Stephen T. CallahanMPH, MD

    Adolescent Medicine, Adolescent and Young Adult Health, Eating Disorders
Neerav A. Desai

Neerav A. DesaiMD

    Adolescent Medicine, Adolescent Primary Care, Adolescent and Young Adult Health, Eating Disorders
Alex B. Diamond

Alex B. DiamondDO, MPH

    Adolescent Medicine, Adolescent Sports Medicine, Adolescent and Young Adult Health, Orthopaedics, Pediatric Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine

Parking and Information

Adolescent and Young Adult Health is on the south side of the One Hundred Oaks complex, in suite 36300.

Free parking for medical appointments is available in the areas indicated in our One Hundred Oaks Patient/Visitor Parking Map. Covered pull-up access with wheelchair accessibility is located on the southeast corner of the building complex at entrance A. You may also park on the west side of the building in the general shopping parking lot and access medical offices via entrances C, D or E. Elevator and escalator access is available at all entrances.


Free shuttles are available to transport patients and visitors between One Hundred Oaks, Monroe Carell and Medical Center East. Shuttles run regularly from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. To catch a shuttle, go to the patient drop-off area outside Medical Center East, Monroe Carell's main entry or One Hundred Oaks Mall G, A and E entrances.


Additional Information

This clinic is an outpatient department of Vanderbilt University Medical Center.