Dr. Rachel Ternan

ternanDr. Ternan will be moving on and no longer practicing at Pecan Tree Pediatrics as of 6/25/2021.

Your child’s medical records will remain with the practice. If, however, you decide to transfer care to a different practice, you may complete a medical records release form via the website at www.pecantreepediatrics.com or in person at the office.


Dr. Rachel Ternan is originally from Arizona.   She graduated summa cum laude from Texas Christian University with Bachelor of Arts degrees in both Biology and Spanish.  Dr. Ternan received her Doctorate of Medicine from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas.  After graduation, she moved to Dallas to complete her pediatrics training at University of Texas Southwestern and Children’s Medical Center.

After residency, Dr. Ternan joined the faculty at UT Southwestern as a pediatric hospitalist at Children’s Medical Center.

Dr. Ternan is excited to be a part of Pecan Tree Pediatrics. She enjoys building relationships with her patients and their families and looks forward to helping patients of all ages stay healthy.

Dr. Ternan lives in Richardson with her husband and daughter.  In her free time, she enjoys travel, amateur photography, and exploring the outdoors with her family and their two dogs.

Dr. Ternan is part-time and works at the Rockwall office.