At Children’s International (Amite), we have both the children’s and their parent’s best interests at heart. Our office provides a relaxing atmosphere with entertaining waiting rooms and state-of-the-art equipment. Your child deserves the best care possible and Children’s International is Here For You. Call Now to schedule an appointment with a pediatrician or nurse practitioner.
Pediatrician in Amite, LA
106 Mimosa St.
Amite, LA 70422
Phone: (985) 247-2411
Pediatric Clinic Hours
Monday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Medicaid & Private Insurance Accepted
Children's International Pediatrics
Throughout childhood, children get sick and it’s important that you bring your child in to see us as soon as possible so we can provide your child with immediate, thorough care to help them feel better quickly.
Pediatric Clinic Providers & Staff
General & Adolescent Pediatrician
Dr. Irwin Cohen is a board certified pediatrician, Preventive Medicine and held boards in Infectious Diseases. Dr. Cohen graduated from the University of Rochester Medical School and completed residencies at the University of North Carolina and University of Chicago. He received his Master of Public Health and Tropical Medicine degree at Tulane University and completed an Infectious Disease fellowship at LSU. He then spent three years in the Peace Corps, nine months in Yugoslavia evaluating a stroke rehabilitation program, two years in Guatemala as a volunteer Physician at the Behrhorst Clinic, two years in Jamaica working with Project Hope, and two years in the U.S. Navy at Camp LeJeune, NC. Dr. Cohen worked 24 years at Tulane University Medical School as Professor of Pediatrics and Community Medicine. After that he was Medical Director and Pediatrician at Lallie Kemp Hospital, and then served as Physician to the School Based Health Centers in Greensburg, La. Dr. Cohen has a lovely wife, three sons, a foster daughter and seven grandchildren.
Sadie Cannon was born and raised in Kentwood, La and graduated from Kentwood High School in 1967. Sadie attended Florida Parish Vo-Tech Business School. She has been working with the School Based Health Centers in St. Helena Parish for 11 years. She joined Children’s International Medical Group® in November, 2011 as Office Manager of the Amite Clinic. She has been married since 1972 and has a son and daughter-in-law that have given her a grandson and granddaughter that have brought much happiness to their family.
Who We Are
We are more than just a pediatric clinic; we are a family committed to providing our patients with the best pediatric care available. At Children’s International (Amite), we have both the children’s and their parent’s best interests at heart, our office provides a relaxing atmosphere with state-of-the-art equipment and facilities. We promote physical and emotional well-being through comprehensive and personalized medical care and maintain an active role in each of the communities we serve. Call anytime during clinic hours to schedule an appointment with a pediatrician or nurse practitioner.
Family-Centered Pediatric Clinics
At Children’s International (Amite), healthcare is synonymous with family. Once you and your child walk through the clinic doors, you are home and we are here to take care of you the same way we would take care of our own family members.
We offer a large variety of preventative, primary, and specialty care services to ensure that your child receives thorough health care. For more information about the comprehensive medical services we offer, see our pediatric services page.
We are committed to making a difference in your child’s life by offering exceptional patient care in a nurturing and professional environment to our patients, parents, and the communities we serve.
Our vision is to be the number one choice for pediatric services.