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The Tulane University School of Medicine Section of General Pediatrics is committed to excellence in research, education and the clinical care of infants, children and young adults. Our Pediatricians provide a range of services, from well-child care and basic childhood immunizations and illnesses to managing complex medical conditions and chronic disorders. We work hand-in-hand with all pediatric specialists at Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children in order facilitate outs.

The section has a commitment to treat children from diverse backgrounds and cultures.  In addition to translation services, Tulane Pediatrics provides a comprehensive primary medical care clinic for pediatrics patients who prefer to receive health services in Spanish.

Program Services

  • Annual physicals
  • Well-Child Visits
  • Sick Child Visits
  • Childhood Immunizations
  • Dedicated Spanish-Speaking Pediatric Primary Medical Care Clinic

  • Effect of Music Therapy on Neonates-research study focused on determining the biological and behavioral effects of music therapy on newborns, ranging from healthy term infants to those exposed to medications and other drugs prior to birth. 

  • Quality Improvement Projects:

    Project DigIt-AAP supported: Implementing processes and strategies to support earlier detection of intellectual and global developmental delays.

    Project QDHD-AAP supported: Enhancing adolescent adherence to the 2011 AAP ADHD guidelines for young children aged 4-11 yrs old.

Our Team

Hosea Doucet, MD  - Section Chief
Thomas Alchediak, MD
Terry Dise, MD
Patrice Evers, MD

Meghan Howell, MD
Kim Mukerjee, MD
Mary Rossi, MD
Stephen Weimer, MD

Contact Information

Patient Services:
Tulane Pediatric Specialty Clinic
4740 South I-10 Service Rd W Suite 300
Metairie, LA 70001
Phone: 504-988-6253
Fax: 504-988-6751

Department Main:
Tulane University School of Medicine
Pediatrics Department
1430 Tulane Avenue
Mail Code 8637
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: 504-988-6692
Fax: 504-988-1771

Section Main:
Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children
Pediatrics Department
4740 South I-10 Service Road, West
Suite 120
Metairie, LA 70001
Phone: 504-988-5001
Fax: 504-988-6006
Contact: Connie Darby