Nashville Pediatrician
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Joe Sanfilippo APRN, BC

Joe Sanfilippo APRN, BC

About Joe: Joe Sanfilippo was raised in Los Angeles, California and moved to Tennessee in 1994.  He studied at the University of Tennessee where he received his Masters in Nursing and was certified as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner.  Joe enjoys spending time with his family and friends.  He also enjoys traveling, volunteering with Remote Area Medical Volunteer Corps, and participating in sports leagues throughout Nashville.  Joe speaks English, Spanish, and Italian.  He is currently accepting new patients.

Mission Statement:   Nashville Pediatric Providers is dedicated to providing excellent pediatric medical care in an environment conducive to growing, learning, and excelling. Its providers are committed to actively promoting healthy living, educating families, and practicing with compassion and caring.

Tobi Amosun

Tobi Amosun, MD

Tobi Amosun is a board-certified pediatrician, wife and mother to two active young children. She received her undergraduate degree at Vanderbilt in 2000. Tobi attended med school , her residency and worked at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She moved back to Nashville in 2009 to pursue primary care pediatrics. She has worked for Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital and Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh in their fast track and after hours clinics.

Tobi loves traveling, cooking for people and throwing parties. She is fluent in Spanish which she learned from living in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Tobi is a member of and spokesperson for the American Academy of Pediatrics and a writer for the Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital Wishing Well blog. She is currently accepting new patients.

Margaret Gunning, MD

Margaret Gunning, MD

Dr. Gunning completed her pediatric training at the University of Miami and has 20 years of Pediatric experience. She enjoys outdoor activities, sporting events, and spending time with her son. Dr. Gunning speaks English and Spanish fluently and is accepting new patients.

Dr. Ess

Dr. Jennifer Ess is a board certified pediatrician. She attended the University of Colorado School of Medicine and completed her pediatric residency at St. Louis Children’s Hospital at Washington University in St Louis. After working in private practice in St. Louis, she moved to Nashville in 2006 and joined the faculty at Meharry Medical College. Her Spanish skills have grown over the years while caring for native Spanish speakers, beginning in medical school with rotations in Mexico and rural Colorado and then at Meharry.
Dr Ess enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters. She is an avid runner and loves the outdoors. She is currently accepting new patients.
Alicia Krawczak, WHNP-BC

Alicia Krawczak, WHNP-BC

Alicia Krawczak, WHNP-BC is a Pennsylvania native and has lived in Tennessee since 2009. She received her Master’s in Nursing from Vanderbilt University in 2011 with a focus on women’s health and has completed a post-master’s certificate as a family nurse practitioner. Alicia speaks fluent Spanish which she learned from her mother and extended family in Tamaulipas, Mexico. She enjoys CrossFit, cooking and her cats.


Amanda Mulliniks is a board-certified pediatric nurse practitioner who received her Masters in Nursing from Vanderbilt University in 2008. She has grown her Spanish skills through caring for native Spanish speakers while working in community health. Amanda is a native New Yorker but has grown to love Nashville. She enjoys cooking, outdoor activities and spending time with her husband and son. Amanda also enjoys volunteering with teenagers through her church and community service projects. She is currently accepting new patients.

About Us

Academy Children’s Clinic was opened in October of 2013 with the goal of providing exceptional care to the children in Southeast Nashville. ...Read More

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4901 Nolensville Pike
Nashville, TN 37211

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