Rainbow Kids Clinic
Our Providers

Dr. Satish D. Prabhu

Board Certified Pediatrician


Dr. Prabhu has been a practicing pediatrician in the Clarksville area since 1996. He obtained his medical degree from Kasturba Medical College in Manipal, India in 1983. After completing three years of training in pediatrics in the same institution he went to England in 1986 and worked in different hospitals around London and Glasgow and obtained his MRCP and DCH degrees from the Royal college of Physicians of London. In 1992 he came to the U.S. and completed two more years of pediatric residency training in Orlando, Florida and nearly two years of training in Pediatric Nephrology at Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. In 1996 he started his pediatric practice in Erin, a small town 30 miles northwest of Clarksville and three years later moved his practice to 1728 Memorial Drive in Clarksville and subsequently to the current location in 2011. He is married to Saritha Prabhu who is a writer and has two boys born in 1995 and 1997. His other interests include playing tennis and golf and travelling. Begining February 5th 2012 he is working mostly as the business owner/administrator of the practice. 



Dr.Crystal Vernon

Board Certified Pediatrician


A native to Middle, Tennessee, Dr. Vernon joined the Rainbow Kids Clinic in October 2009. She graduated from David Lipscomb University with a B.S. in Biology in 1997. She obtained her Doctor of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis in 2003. In 2006 she completed her pediatric residency at the Kentucky Children’s Hospital in Lexington. Dr. Vernon is Board Certified in Pediatrics. She spent three years in Lebanon, TN before relocating to Clarksville. Dr. Vernon has a special interest in the success of breastfeeding, childhood asthma and asthma education, and food allergies.



Dr. Wilmarie Garcia

Board Eligible Pediatrician


Dr. Garcia is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Chicago and completed her residency in Pediatrics at the University of Illinois Hospital at Chicago in 2011. Dr. Garcia is fluent in Spanish. She joined Rainbow Kids Clinic January 1, 2012.




Ms Pam Bush,PNP


Pam Bush is a native of Cadiz,KY. She is a Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner.She received Bachelor of Science in nursing from Austin Peay State University in 1990 and received her Masters of Science in Nursing from the University of South Alabama in 2005.Pam has been married over 20 years and has two children.She enjoys sports,cooking and raising a garden.



Ms Jennifer Nelson,PNP


Jennifer is a long term resident of Clarksville, TN. She is a Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. Jennifer received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Austin Peay State University in 1988 and her Masters of Science in Nursing from Vanderbilt University in 2007. She has also served as a clinical instructor for Vanderbilt School of Nursing. She is married and has 2 children.



Ms Lissa Friedman,PNP


A resident of Tennessee since 1994 and has worked as a PNP since 2000. She worked at Lebanon Pediatrics until she joined Rainbow Kids Clinic in February 2010. Lissa obtained her Bachelors in Nursing from Tennessee Technological University in 1997 and her Masters in Nursing from Vanderbilt in 1999. She especially enjoys working with children with learning disabilities and ADHD.



Ms Patricia Garrett, PNP



Patricia is a Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. She joined Rainbow Kids Clinic in October 2011.



Ms Janna Roper, PNP



Janna is a Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. She joined Rainbow Kids Clinic in October 2008.


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