Dr. Jennifer Patton Ker , MD

Allergy & Immunology

Allergy Partners Of Middle Tennessee
300 20th Ave N Ste 100
Nashville, TN 37203


Dr. Jennifer Ker grew up in a small town in northeastern Ohio, but has made Nashville her home since 2004. Dr. Ker is boarded certified in Allergy and Immunology as well as Pediatrics. She began her studies at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio where she received a Bachelor of Science in Zoology. Dr. Ker then attended Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois to study Neurobiology and Physiology and received a Master of Science in 2000. Dr. Ker received her medical degree from the Medical College of Ohio in 2004 and moved to Nashville with her husband to attend Vanderbilt. She completed both her residency in Pediatrics and fellowship training in Allergy and Immunology at Vanderbilt University. During her residency training she was the Vanderbilt representative to the American Academy of Pediatrics and during fellowship training received the Samuel R. Marney Jr Award. Dr. Ker has been in academic practice at both Vanderbilt University and the Ohio State University until joining Allergy Partners on June 1st, 2014. She is active in the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI) and serves on the Adverse Reactions to Foods committee. She has also worked with Tennessee Department of Health to update the guidelines for school procedures in regard to the treatment of food allergy in the school setting. Dr. Ker also continues to be involved in teaching at Vanderbilt as she leads the Allergy and Immunology fellows' journal club. Dr. Ker is married to Jeffrey Ker and they have three children, Reagan, Colin and Hudson. When not working, Dr. Ker spends most of her time balancing the varied activities of three young children, running or reading when she has the opportunity, and of course, cheering for the Ohio State Buckeyes. Dr. Ker has a particular interest working with patients suffering from allergies, asthma, eczema, and food allergy. Her approach to patient care is to listen to the patient carefully and work together as a team to develop a treatment plan that will improve their condition and quality of life.

Gender: N/A

Years in Practice: 15 Years

Languages Spoken: English

Education & Training

Medical School: Ohio State University College Of Medicine

Graduation Date: in 2004

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:


Specialties: Allergy & Immunology

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS TN Blue Network S
  • CIGNA LocalPlus
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • First Health PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana Nashville PPOx
  • Humana Nashville PPOx MRF
  • Humana National POS
  • Multiplan PPO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Dr. Ker's Office Information

Allergy Partners Of Middle Tennessee
300 20th Ave N Ste 100
Nashville, TN 37203

Fax: (615) 534-0472
Website: Not available
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-3:00 PM

Doctor Ker's Other Office Information

Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:


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