Diego H. Aviles, MD
Dr. Diego Aviles specializes in Pediatric Nephrology at Children’s Hospital. With 30 years of experience, Dr. Aviles holds many titles, including Director of the Pediatric Nephrology Fellowship Program at LSU Health New Orleans, Director of Children’s Hospital’s Dialysis Unit, Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at LSU Health New Orleans and Chief of the Division of Nephrology at LSU Health New Orleans. He completed his medical and residency training at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He then completed his fellowship at Georgetown University Children’s Medical Center in Washington, D.C. When asked why he values the physician/patient relationship, Dr. Aviles commented that he sees a significant number of children with renal conditions develop life-threatening complications. He said, “It is rewarding to implement treatment plans that improve their quality of life. This allows me the opportunity to develop strong relationships with our patients and their families.” Dr. Aviles’ clinical interests include hypertension, kidney stones and kidney failure.
Dr. Aviles sees patients at the main campus of Children’s Hospital in Uptown New Orleans, Children’s Hospital Outpatient Center of Baton Rouge, and Children’s Hospital Northshore Center in Covington.
To schedule an appointment at any location, please call our scheduling line at 504.896.2888.
Univ. of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
American Board of Pediatrics