(Batesville, Ark.) – Gary L. Bebow, CEO of White River Health System (WRHS) is pleased to welcome Dr. Premnath Chinnaiyan, Pediatrician, to The Children’s Clinic.
As a Pediatrician, Dr. Chinnaiyan is responsible for the care of newborns, toddlers, children, and adolescents. He works with parents to closely monitor development through well-child check-ups and immunizations, as well as encourage nutrition, exercise, and sleep habits that will create a foundation of good health for children in his care.
Dr. Chinnaiyan received his medical degree from Kilpauk Medical College in Chennai, India. He completed a Pediatric residency at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Amarillo, Texas. He is Board Certified by the American Academy of Pediatrics.
“We are eager to provide additional pediatric coverage to our area,” said Gary Bebow. “Dr. Chinnaiyan’s skills will be beneficial to the communities we serve.”
Dr. Chinnaiyan has over 5 years of experience in general pediatrics. He has over a year of experience working in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and almost three years of experience in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU). He has a diploma in Child Health from India. Dr. Chinnaiyan is a previous member of the Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health in the U.K.
“It is a great honor and pleasure for me to be a part of this wonderful community and to serve children and their families,” said Dr Chinnaiyan. “I hope and believe I can provide a pleasant and positive experience for all people I have the privilege to serve.”
Dr. Chinnaiyan aims to use his acute care pediatric and neonatal knowledge to enhance the hospital’s inpatient pediatric care program.
Dr. Chinnaiyan is married to Dr. Jyothi Prabha. She is an Internist and Sleep Physician at the WRMC Medical Complex Southside.
Dr. Chinnaiyan works alongside Drs. Melody Moody and Gwenevere White, and APRN’s Gena Powers and Tyler Sandlin. The clinic is accepting new patients. To make an appointment, call (870) 262-2200. The Children’s Clinic is located in Suite N of the White River Medical Arts Building at 1700 Harrison Street in Batesville.