Dr. Saagar B. Karlekar , MD

Adolescent Medicine and Pediatrics

(615) 824-1142

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


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.

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Languages Spoken: English and Spanish

Education & Training

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Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

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

Specialties: Adolescent Medicine and Pediatrics

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS TN Blue Network E
  • BCBS TN Blue Network S
  • CIGNA LocalPlus
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Coventry PPO - TN
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana National POS
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Dr. Karlekar's Office Information

Fax: (615) 526-4363
Website: ourvipkids.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: No
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

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

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