General Pediatrics


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 Children's Hospital New Orleans in order facilitate for patients.

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

Patrice Evers, MD - Section Chief
Terry Dise, MD
Meghan Howell, MD
Elizabeth Watkins, MD
Stephen Weimer, MD


Contact Information

Patient Services:
Children's Pediatrics - Tulane
4740 South I-10 Service Rd W Suite 200
Metairie, LA 70001
Phone: 504-988-6253
Fax: 504-988-6751

Department Main:
Tulane University School of Medicine
Pediatrics Department
210 State Street
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: 504-988-6692
Fax: 504-988-1771

Section Main:
Tulane University School of Medicine
1430 Tulane Ave. RM4536
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: 504-988-6004
Fax: 504-988-6006
Contact: Jessica Mason