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Our Team: Team Members

Meet Our Team

We have four experienced doctors on staff who are all happy to serve and treat your children. Please use the information here to select a primary care physician that fits your needs, then contact us to request an appointment with them. 


Dr. Elizabeth Heather Fairbank

Dr. Elizabeth Heather Fairbank has had a passion for working with children since she began teaching swim lesson in high school. Her enthusiasm drove her to pursue a degree in childhood development and later into pediatric medicine. Now, she draws on her own experience as a mother of four children to provide excellent pediatric care.


Dr. Fairbank spent her own childhood in San Diego, California. Her parents were influential in their support of her desire to work with children. As a medical student at New York Medical College, Dr. Fairbank met her future husband, Rusty. They were married in 1997. Afterwards, Dr. Fairbank completed her pediatric residency and internship at the University of California, Los Angeles, where her experiences prepared her for a variety of medical challenges.


Dr. Fairbank is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. She is a member of the Tennessee chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the Cumberland Pediatric Foundation.


Dr. Fairbank began at Children’s Medical Group in 2000, when she and her family moved to Nashville. In her free time, Dr. Fairbank enjoys running, cooking, and reading. She believes it is a privilege to care for children in such a wonderful and friendly city.

Dr. Kimberly Rosdeutscher

Dr. Kimberly Rosdeutscher cannot recall a time that she did not want to be a pediatrician. Working with children and their parents is the most rewarding practice she can imagine. She feels so fortunate to be able to live this dream. Dr. Rosdeutscher grew up in Lexington, Tennessee which is about 100 miles west of Nashville. She met her husband, John David, while in college at Vanderbilt. After college, she decided to pursue research interests in Pediatric Genetics at Vanderbilt. They were married in 1992 and moved to Cincinnati, OH. She attended medical school at the University of Cincinnati. She completed her residency at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center in 1997.


Dr. Rosdeutscher is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and is a member of the Tennessee chapter of the American Medical Association and the Cumberland Pediatric Foundation.


She joined Children's Medical Group in 1998 and she could not be happier. She has two adult sons.  Dr. Rosdeutscher is active in her church and enjoys travel and spending time with her family. She has been honored to be able to provide care to so many families in the area.

Our Team: Dr. Fairbank
Our Team: Dr. Rosdeutscher
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Dr. Anna Manneschmidt

Dr. Anna Manneschmidt was born and raised in Knoxville, Tennessee. After graduating from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, she moved to Ohio to attend medical school at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. There, her long-standing interest in caring for children grew into a true passion for pediatric medicine. After graduating from medical school, she married her childhood sweetheart, Andrew.


In 2018, Dr. Manneschmidt returned to Tennessee to complete her pediatric residency at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. Her residency program prepared her to care for a wide range of medical conditions and emphasized open communication with patients and their parents to optimize children’s wellbeing as a whole. In residency, she was drawn to pediatric primary care, which offers the privilege of supporting children and families as they grow and thrive.


In her free time, Dr. Manneschmidt enjoys reading novels, cuddling her dogs, cooking her favorite recipes with her husband, and spending time outdoors with family and friends. Dr. Manneschmidt is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and she was delighted to join the team at Children’s Medical Group. She is honored to care for the children of Nashville and their loving families.

Dr. Abigail Schachter


Dr. Abigail Schachter grew up in St. Louis, Missouri. She went to college at Indiana University then moved back to St. Louis for her medical training. She graduated from St. Louis University School of Medicine and completed her pediatric residency at Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital in 2014. She loves that primary care gives her the chance to support families over time as their children grow. Her father was a pediatrician and a big role model for her.


After residency, she joined her father's practice. She worked there until her husband's job brought them to Nashville in 2016. She worked at an office in Rutherford County for five years before joining Children's Medical Group. 


Dr. Schachter is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and member of the American Academy of Pediatrics. 


She lives with her husband and two young sons. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, baking and doing crossword puzzles. She is so happy to join the team at Childrens' Medical Group. She is honored to care for the children in Nashville and help keep them healthy.

Our Team: Dr. Manneschmidt
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Our Staff

Our team of experienced nurses, medical assistants, and medical office professionals are here to keep your child's healthcare experience as smooth and painless as possible at every step of the way.

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