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Clinic for Internationally Adopted Children

Pre-Adoption and Post-Adoption Evaluations and Treatment

The Clinic for Internationally Adopted Children provides comprehensive assessment of internationally adopted children and their families, especially as it pertains to diagnosis, treatment and/or prevention of potential infectious diseases. Infectious, developmental and behavioral disorders are among the most common problems encountered among internationally-adopted children. Accordingly, the clinic provides assistance in the following areas:

  • Pre-adoption evaluation for the traveling parents or caregivers and their need for vaccines and other precautions while abroad;
  • Post-adoption medical evaluation of the adopted child once in the United States including immunization status and vaccination requirements;
  • Follow-up and treatment of identified infections such as tuberculosis, chronic hepatitis, parasitosis, and dermatosis;
  • Referral to other pediatric specialist as needed

Parents, caregivers and primary care providers are encouraged to contact the clinic at 504.896.9820 to discuss appropriateness of visit before making an appointment.

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