Children's Pediatrics opens in River Ridge

Children's Pediatrics opens in River Ridge

RIVER RIDGE, LA. -- Expanding to meet the needs of the New Orleans region, Children’s Hospital celebrated the opening of Children’s Pediatrics River Ridge with a ribbon-cutting and Open House Saturday, April 14, 2018.

“Offering increased pediatric specialty care close to home for our River Ridge families has been a goal of Children’s Hospital and its family of clinics,” said Matt Groninger, vice president, Ambulatory Services for Children’s Hospital. “This endeavor strengthens our mission to provide comprehensive pediatric care to the residents of the entire metropolitan area.”

Conveniently located at 9605 Jefferson Highway, Suite E, the clinic's hours are Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Walk-in appointments  available. Later this year, an After-Hours Clinic will be incorporated into the space offering pediatric walk-in care after hours and on weekends.

River Ridge opening day refreshments

The River Ridge clinic features treatment provided by four pediatricians – Drs. Joanna Buckingham, Mary Hulin, Denise Kerut, and Isabel Remedios – who will offer care to children from birth to 18 years of age. The office includes 11 exam rooms, well and sick waiting areas, two nurses’ stations, and a designated triage area. 

Staff at River Ridge clinic

The clinic accepts all insurance, and can refer a patient to specialty care at Children’s Hospital, if needed.

To learn more about Children’s Pediatrics River Ridge clinic and the other clinics in the Children’s Hospital family, click here. Physicians and patients can dial the direct office line (504) 738-1604 to schedule appointments.

nurse checking child's temperature