Dana D. Verner, MD

Dr. Verner is a board-certified child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist with over 14 years of experience working with children and adults of all ages with a variety of mental health needs. Dr. Verner grew up in Nashville and graduated from Harpeth Hall School. She received her B.A. from Princeton University and her M.D. from Vanderbilt School of Medicine. She completed five years of residency and fellowship training in general and child psychiatry at Vanderbilt Medical Center. She served as chief resident in her final year of training.

After completing her training, Dr. Verner worked at Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital as an attending on the child and adolescent inpatient unit. She also worked at the Nashville VA Hospital for over ten years. In 2013, she was inducted into AOA, an honor medical society. Dr. Verner remains on faculty at Vanderbilt in a supervisory role for residents and fellows. Prior to co-founding Green Hills Family Psych, Dr. Verner was in private practice for four years at Nashville Child and Family Wellness Center.

Dr. Verner’s broad range of experience, knowledge of development across the lifespan, commitment to evidence-based treatment, and multi-disciplinary approach to intervention provide a strong foundation for providing the best care for her patients. She values the patient-physician relationship as one of the most important aspects of treatment and outcomes.

Dr. Verner lives in Nashville with her husband and four children. She loves spending time with her family and friends, is actively involved in her community and enjoys running outdoors.