Hermitage Office

3901 Central Pike
Suite 251
Hermitage, TN 37076


Mo: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Tu: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

We: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Th: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Fr: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Sa: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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James Anderson, M.D.

Physician - Pediatrics

Dr. Anderson is from Moline, Illinois, and attended Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and then the University of Wisconsin, Madison for his pediatric internship and residency. He spent one additional year of training as Registrar in Pediatrics at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital in England.

He has been with Children's Clinic since it was in its original building in Donelson and likes to credit Dr. Wadlington, Dr. Doak, and Dr. Gray for teaching him how to provide the best pediatric healthcare. He is fluent in Spanish. He enjoys being a teacher both to students and parents, especially on matters of childhood growth and development.

He and his wife, Jody, have one daughter. Outside of the Clinic, Dr. Anderson has enjoyed medical mission trips to Honduras with Providence World Ministries. His family enjoys working on the farm with their horses and donkeys. He also enjoys running, cycling, golf, and bluegrass music.

Vanderbilt University
University of Wisconsin-Madison
American Board of Pediatrics

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