James Van Decar


James Van Decar, M.D., FAAP is a developmental pediatrician in Nashville, TN at Siskin Children’s Institute. He is a neurodevelopmental pediatrician who specializes in child developmental evaluations including autism and ADHD.

Autism Evaluation
ADHD Evaluation
Child Development Evaluations
Neurodevelopmental Pediatrician

Medical School at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland
Pediatric Residency
Developmental Disabilities Fellowship

Professional Affiliations
Department of Defense (DoD)’s first early intervention programs for children when their families were stationed overseas
DoD’s Exceptional Family Member Program, and worked to improve Tricare’s Autism Demonstration Program
Planning committee for the American Academy of Pediatrics Developmental Pediatrics board review course
Governor of Tennessee to the State Interagency Coordinating Council for Early Intervention Service

Nashville Clinic

Focused on serving families in the Nashville community, Siskin’s Nashville clinic provides evaluation and treatment services for children with suspected developmental delays and disorders such as autism spectrum and ADHD. The Nashville location also provides applied behavior analysis (ABA) therapy services for children diagnosed with autism.

2201 Murphy Ave. Suite 306
Nashville, TN 37203
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Mon – Thurs | 8am – 6pm


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