Meet The Staff

Our experienced staff will handle your needs with professionalism and dedication to provide you with the best care.

Our Team

    Dr. Maria Benitez-Brauer - "Dr. B"
    MD, FAAP

Dr. Maria Benitez-Brauer or "Dr. B" as she is fondly called by her patients, is bringing in 15 years of experience as a pediatrician.  She is board-certified and a member/fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.  Dr B is originally from Manila, Philippines where she attained her M.D. degree.  She came to the US in 1992 to pursue training in Pediatrics at the Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in North Carolina, after which she worked in medically-underserved areas of South Carolina and Tennessee until 2003.  She then joined Centennial Pediatrics in Clarksville, TN.  She relocated to Gallatin in 2007 to join her husband, Steve Brauer.  For the last 2 years, she has worked in the Mount Juliet office of Centennial Pediatrics.  Dr B considers herself as part of the Sumner County community, influencing her decision to start her own medical practice in the area - hence, Sumner Pediatrics.  The couple has a goldie, Lexy and a kitty, Sushi. Dr B enjoys ballroom dancing, photography, water-sports and travel.  Her medical interests are preventive care, nutrition, asthma/allergies and ADHD/ADD.


    Ashley Rogers-Saylor
    Medical Assistant / Receptionist

Ashley graduated from Nashville College of Medical Careers in 2007. She has been a practicing registered medical assistant for three years. She and her husband are blessed with 2 beautiful daughters and their family boxer (Jake). Family time is her main focus. They enjoy anything that takes place outdoors. Home improvement projects are another past time that require her attention. She has a very full and blessed life.