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Rachel Hecht, M.D., F.A.A.P.



Dr. Rachel Hecht is a board certified pediatrician and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She has practiced in Elizabethton since 2002. A graduate of Louisiana State University Health Science Center in New Orleans, she completed her pediatric training at the University of Florida College of Medicine in Jacksonville.

Dr. Hecht sees her patients as whole, growing individuals. Preventive medicine, childhood vaccinations, healthy eating, and keeping children active are the tools she encourages using to help her patients grow strong, healthy and fulfilled. She loves helping her patients grow and watching as they develop into healthy young adults.

Dr. Hecht, her husband, Dave and their two daughters have lived in the area since 2001. Coming from Louisiana and Florida. Dr. Hecht finds the mountains and four seasons of East Tennessee refreshing. When not in the office, Dr. Hecht can be found swimming, walking three or more dogs, or riding horses.


University of Florida College of Medicine

Riverside Pediatrics

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