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We know how important it is to have a happy, healthy child. Our pediatric team at Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport is committed to offering the high-quality care your family deserves.
We offer both routine care for life’s normal healthcare issues, as well as advanced specialty care in over 20 pediatric specialties and sub-specialties. For newborns, infants and children of all ages, we are North Louisiana’s place to find specialists including: a pediatric gastroenterologist, a pediatric oncologist, a pediatric cardiologist, a pediatric pulmonologist, a pediatric urologist, a pediatric neurologist and more.
From well-child checkups and immunizations to advanced cancer care, our pediatricians are here for you and your little one. In addition to providing preventive services, Ochsner LSU Health pediatricians specialize in diagnosing and treating childhood diseases and disorders such as:
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Use our online search to find a primary care doctor or specialist from our team of pediatric experts.
Our pediatric team members are trained and experienced in health problems specific to children, from birth through adolescence. We provide advanced care for infants, children and teens who need the highest levels of support, such as:
Our partnership with LSU Health allows us to maximize patient volumes while providing family-centered, high-quality care to northwest Louisiana and the surrounding Ark-La-Tex area. We see children and teens (under age 18) at both our Internal Medicine and Pediatrics location and our Women’s and Children’s Center. In Monroe, our pediatric team accepts patients at the Monroe Medical Center.
We have received many honors and recognitions for the quality of care we provide to infants, children and teens in our area.
The Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO) Award for Excellence in Life Support recognizes life-support programs worldwide that distinguish themselves by having processes, procedures and systems in place that promote excellence and exceptional care. Our pediatric program was recognized as an ELSO Gold Level Center of Excellence in 2018 for our commitment to quality critical care.
The Louisiana Emergency Response Network (LERN) recognized Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport as a Pediatric Level II Trauma Program on July 1, 2019 making it the first and only program in Louisiana to receive the Pediatric Trauma Program recognition.
LERN assists EMS providers and hospitals throughout North Louisiana in transporting injured children, and the Pediatric Trauma Program reinforces the highly specialized trauma care provided at Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport – Academic Medical Center.
Premature newborns require expert care from a highly trained team of doctors and providers. Our team was recognized on the Tiniest Babies Registry as having cared for one of Louisiana’s smallest babies. Search for “Walyat” on this list to learn more.
There is nothing like the excitement of welcoming a new baby into the world. However, parents can also feel uncertain and anxious about all of the preparations that must be made prior to the baby’s arrival.
Developmental milestones are a set of skills or tasks that most children can do at a certain age range. It is important to realize that all children grow and develop at different rates.
COVID-19 has dramatically altered the way we work, socialize and live. The closure of schools creates an additional stress for parents as it creates childcare concerns and leaves parents scrambling to maintain a sense of normalcy for the child.