After Hours Care

If you are in need of medical assistance, please refer to our Pediatric Symptom Checker

If you are experiencing a medical emergency, report to the ER. Compass Pediatrics recommends Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital or Centennial Children’s hospital.

Vanderbilt Children’s After Hours Clinic:

262 New Shackle Island Road, Suite 207
Hendersonville, TN 37075

If you are looking for immediate care Click Here

Additional Resources

Your Insurance Company’s 24 Hour Nurse Line Insurance companies don’t want you going to the ER and have begun paying their team with your premiums to be available 24/7. Call them – that’s what they are there for!

Compass Pediatrics is able to utilize telemedicine visits after hours for access to care or providing that piece of mind parents need that further care and attention may be needed for their child.

  • Flu, Cold & Allergies
  • COVID-19 Concerns & Exposure
  • Swimmer’s Ear
  • Rashes
  • Vomiting, Diarrhea & Constipation
  • Pink Eye & more


See your child’s pediatric clinician virtually when the office is closed for rash, redness and skin infection.

Cold & Flu

We will help you determine when your child’s cold or flu symptoms can be cared for via telemedicine.

…and more

Receive care for your child’s pink eye, constipation, and more.

Nurse Assistance

Nurse Assistance - Pediatric Nurse Care LineIf you have a question and it’s during office hours, please call our nurse care line. If no one is available, please leave a detailed message and we will return your call as soon as possible.


Specialist Referrals - Gallatin, Tennessee PediatriciansDepending on your insurance, you may need a referral for your child to see any specialist. Although there are exceptions, most of the time an office visit is required prior to our providing a referral. Please call our nurse line if you have a question regarding a referral.

Chronic Health Condition Management

Chronic Health Condition Treatment & ManagementIf your child has a chronic health condition, we will work with you on a schedule of care that works best for your child and your family. Together we’ll work toward management or resolution of the issue.

Chronic health conditions we treat include:

  • Asthma
  • Allergies
  • ADHD / ADD
  • Constipation
  • Anxiety
  • Acne
  • Headaches
  • Depression
  • Eczema
  • Autism

Prescription Management

Prescription Management - Pediatric Care in Gallatin, TNOne of the many benefits of establishing a primary care pediatrician is safe and consistent prescription management for your child. Whether for routine care or due to an illness, it’s essential that all prescriptions and supplements are disclosed to avoid potentially dangerous drug interactions. We also keep a close watch on any allergies your child may have and consider this with every prescription

Have questions about over the counter medication dosage? Visit our interactive dosage tables.

Sports and Camp Physicals

Sports & Camp Physicals in Gallatin, TennesseeSports and camp physicals are usually incorporated into a more comprehensive well child visit. If you need it at another time, we are happy to offer sports and camp physicals year-round.

For your convenience, please fill out and bring appropriate camp and sports physical forms for us to complete at the visit.

Below are links to two frequently used forms.

Scouts Physical Form

TSSAA Physical Form

Sick Visits

Sick Visits - Pediatric Care in Gallatin, Tennessee

When your child is sick, you do everything you can to speed their recovery. This is also our priority. As your trusted source of pediatric care, we want to get you in, identify and treat the sickness, and provide the best path toward health. We know there are a maze of options. Our goal is to maintain the care of each and every patient entrusted to us. Because we know our patients, we are able to more accurately and efficiently treat them when they’re sick.

If you need help determining if your child should come in for a visit, please use our interactive Symptom Checker tool.