About Xylina Bean, M.D.
Dr. Xylina Bean is a pediatrician who specializes in neonatology. She provides services such as well child care, sick visits, school/sports physicals and immunizations at the Meharry Clinic.
Dr. Bean earned a bachelor’s degree in Physiology at Holyoke College in South Hadley, Ma. She earned her Doctor of Medicine from the University of Pennsylvania and completed her fellowship and residency in Neonatology at Martin Luther King, Jr. General Hospital in Los Angeles, Ca. She also served as Chief of Neonatology at King/Drew Medical Center. Dr. Bean is co-founder and former CEO of SHIELDS for Families, a non-profit organization in Los Angeles that empowers high-risk families.
In 2006, Dr. Bean returned to Tennessee and became the Chair in the Department of Pediatrics at Meharry Medical College. She has one daughter, Raven, whom she calls a blessing.