Jill Forbess, M.D.


I am a Board-certified general Pediatrician who has practiced in Nashville for the last 25 years. My husband Jeff and I have been married 25 years and we have 3 children, ages 21, 20 and 18.

We profess a strong faith in Christ and His Kingdom. Our missionary work in Honduras and Mexico has utilized Jeff’s fluency in Spanish with my medical training. Together we view my work at Brentwood Pediatrics as serving the needs of infants, children and adolescents in Middle Tennessee.

Primary Specialty:  Pediatrics

Degree:  M.D.

Education:  Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA.

Residency:  Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA.

Licensure:  Tennessee


Board Certified, American Board of Pediatrics

Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics


American Academy of Pediatrics

Cumberland Pediatric Foundation

American Academy of Pediatrics in Tennessee

American Academy of Pediatrics Sports Medicine

American Academy of Pediatrics International Adoption

Hospitals:  Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital


Adjunct Faculty, Physician Assistant Program, Lipscomb University 2019

Chairman, Dept. of Pediatrics, St. Thomas Midtown Hospital 2012-2019

Volunteer Work:

Chairman, Medical Team, Franklin High School Marching Band 2012-2019

Medical Team, Music For All, Summer Symposium, Band 2015-2017

Co-Leader, Troop 1224, Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee 2006-2019