Physician Details

Ricardo Gomez, MD

  • Contact Info
  • Phone:
    Office: (504) 896-9441

    Phone 2:
    Scheduling: (504) 896-2888

    Office: (504) 894-5139

    Fax 2:
    Scheduling: (504) 896-2889

  • About
  • Dr. Ricardo Gomez specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology at Children’s Hospital. He received his medical degree from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Bogota, Colombia, then completed his residency training at Universidad Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Senora del Rosario, also in Bogota, Columbia. He completed a fellowship in Pediatric Endocrinology at LSU Health New Orleans. He serves as an Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics in the Division of Endocrinology as well as the Director of Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship Program at LSU Health New Orleans. When asked why he values the physician/patient relationship, Dr. Gomez stated, “I find the physician/patient relationship very important for the well-being of the patient and their family. A good relationship helps to improve adherence to treatment plans and outcomes.” Dr. Gomez sees patients in New Orleans, Metairie, Covington and Baton Rouge.
  • Departments
  • Endocrinology
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  • Education
  • Medical School
    Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogota, Colombia
    Hospital San Rafael, Tunja, Boyaca
    General University Hospital "De La Samaritana", Bogota, Colombia
    LSU Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA
    Universidad Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Senora del Rosario, Santa fe de Bogota, Colombia
    Hospital Infantil Universitario "Lorencita Villegas de Santos"
    LSU Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA
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  • Board Certifications
  • American Board of Pediatrics - General Pediatrics
    American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatric Endocrinology
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  • Affiliations
  • LSU Health New Orleans
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  • Clinical Interests
  • Diabetes control, Growth disorders, Thyroid disorders, Prevention of complication of Diabetes
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Children's Hospital
200 Henry Clay Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70118
Phone: (504)896-2888
Accepting Patients: Yes
Sees Children: Yes

Primary Location

Metairie Center
3040 33rd Street
Metairie, LA 70001
Phone: (504) 832-4033
Fax: (504) 832-5140
Accepting Patients: Yes
Sees Children: Yes
Children's Hospital - Northshore Center
71338 Hwy 21
Covington, LA 70433
Phone: (985) 317-6000
Children's Hospital Outpatient Center of Baton Rouge
720 Connell Park Lane
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
Phone: (225) 216-3047
Fax: (225) 928-7054
Accepting Patients: Yes
Sees Children: Yes
  • Academic Appointments
  • Associate Professor in Clinical Pediatrics, Division of Endocrinology, LSU Health Sciences Center, New Orleans

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