Saagar B. Karlekar , MD

Adolescent Medicine , Internist/Pediatrician and Pediatrics

(615) 824-1142

Hendersonville Childrens Clinic
262 New Shackle Island Rd # 203
Hendersonville, TN 37075

Overview

Dr. Karlekar completed his pediatric residency in 2000 at NY Medical College/Westchester Medical Center after completing medical school at St. Georges University School of Medicine in 1997. Prior to coming to Hendersonville, TN in 2007, Dr Karlekar remained in New York City working at Beth Israel's Insititute for Neurology and Neurosurgery as a pediatric hospitalist. After gaining valuable experience there, he joined a pediatric practice in the Bronx, NY where he developed an interest in managing asthma/allergies, along with developmental issues such as ADHD/ADD in children and aldolescents. Dr Karlekar is a board certified pediatrician as well as a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Before beginning his medical career, Dr Karlekar had always been involved with children in varying capacities. This included running programs for disabled children while earning his BS at the Rochester Institute of Technology, as well as volunteering as a teacher in the Peace Corps after graduating from college. Dr Karlekar lives in Nashville with his wife, Kavita Karlekar, also a physician.

Gender: Male

Years in Practice: 24 Years

Languages Spoken: English and Spanish

Education & Training

Medical School: St Georges University School Of Medicine

Graduation Date: in 1997

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital
  • TriStar Hendersonville Medical Center
  • Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital

Specialties: Adolescent Medicine , Internist/Pediatrician and Pediatrics

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aexcel PPO
  • Ambetter Superior Health Plan
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS TN Blue Network E
  • BCBS TN Blue Network S
  • Blue Network P
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA LocalPlus
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry PPO - TN
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana National POS
  • MEDICA CHOICE WITH UNITEDHEALTHC
  • PHCS PPO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC NAVIGATE PLUS POS
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Karlekar's Office Information

Fax: (615) 526-4363
Website: Not available
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: No

Office Hours:

Mon8:30 AM-6:00 PM
Tue8:30 AM-6:00 PM
Wed8:30 AM-6:00 PM
Thu8:30 AM-6:00 PM
Fri8:30 AM-4:30 PM
Sat8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Sun-

Doctor Karlekar's Other Office Information

Portland Childrens Clinic
103 REDBUD DR
PORTLAND, TN 37148
(615) 323-1640

Fax:
Website:www.ourvipkids.com
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Tue8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Wed8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Thu8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Fri8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Sat-
Sun-