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Welcome to The Doctor Is In! Today, Dr. Huitink is talking about the history of vaccines and the people who made them! This segment has a bit more research involved. We are excited for you to learn and discover alongside us! Learn with us here! Q&A: Who...

Welcome to segment two of “The Doctor Is In!” Today, Dr. Huitink is going to get more descriptive and specific on some viruses that your kids may be familiar with, and some that they may not know much about! This segment may be a bit more...

Our mission at Compass Pediatrics to serve, to educate and to advocate for our patients and their families. In carrying out our mission our main goal is to be open and available to take care of your family and provide you with reliable, up to...

  WELCOME to our first interactive, educational video, in a video series that we are calling ‘The Doctor Is In!’ Follow along with us, and feel free to pause the video as you quiz your kids! Today, Doctor Huitink is going to teach us about the following:   ...

As I study this virus, I can only hope people are grasping the seriousness of what is happening. This novel coronavirus, first identified in China and initially termed the Wuhan flu, is now infecting people throughout Tennessee with the known number of cases likely being a fraction...

  Dear Compass Pediatrics Family: School closings, containment zones, and quarantines are ramping up. Coronavirus anxiety amongst all of us, from the youngest, who respond to our stress, to the elderly, who are most affected, to those of us in the middle, who feel responsible for the...

  On Wednesday, 2/26/2020, I attended a lecture by Mark Denison, MD, Vanderbilt University Medical Center Infectious Disease specialist who is one of the 20 most knowledgeable people in the world regarding coronavirus.  There are 19 people who know as much as he does about coronavirus,...

  The care of a newborn can be challenging. As you navigate the joy of this new addition to your family, recognizing the effect a baby has on a family and learning how to soften that impact can make life much easier. Reflecting on these early...