At Children’s International (Chalmette), we have both the children’s and their parent’s best interests at heart. Our pediatric clinic provides a relaxing atmosphere for our patients as they receive care. Your child deserves the best pediatric care possible and Children’s International is Here For You. Call Now to schedule an appointment with a pediatrician or nurse practitioner.

Pediatric Clinic Location:

8250 W Judge Perez Dr
Chalmette, LA 70043

Phone: (504) 279-5547
Fax: (844) 877-1859

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
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

After Hours:
Monday: 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Telehealth Video Visits Now Available!


Medicaid & Private Insurance Accepted

Google Reviews of Our Pediatric Clinic

Natalie Carruth
Natalie Carruth
I've been bringing my 2 children here for years,, we have always had great doctors, the same doctors even after Dr.Tran left.. My child loves her... more
Velvet Marquez
Velvet Marquez
I love how throughly assessed and taken care of my children are with children’s international pediatrics team
mariah malicote
mariah malicote
Everyone that worked there was super courteous,and helpful especially with me being a first time mom trying to figure out a feeding schedule and... all. They let me take my time with my baby getting him undressed to do weight and measuring him. As well as patient with me having to feed him during the appointment and allowing me the time to finish feeding him in the room. The staff was very kind patient and knowledgeable. I felt heard, understood and content overall with my experience. 10/10read more
Rita Robin
Rita Robin
The workers are so friendly. I love them all so much. They tAke good care of my children n my children r so comfortable with the workers. I don't... think I could ever go anywhere elseread more
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Zandra Williams
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Children's International Pediatrics

Pediatrician in Chalmette, LA

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Annual Well Visits

Children grow rapidly, requiring periodic check-ups to oversee developmental progress and identify any underlying health complications that may be present.

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Sick Visits

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.

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Sports Physicals

Sports physicals are preventative screenings routinely used to verify a patient’s physical health and ability to safely participate in athletic activity.

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Nutrition Counseling

At Children’s International, we believe in treating the whole person – not just a disease. Preventative care is a foundational part of our practice.

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Millions of children and adults across the country suffer from Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

Chalmette Pediatric Clinic Providers & Staff

Pediatrician Chalmette

Mamatha Ananth, M.D., F.A.A.P.

General Pediatrician

Dr. Mamatha Ananth was born and raised in Bangalore, India. She graduated from Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences of Bangalore University. During medical school, she developed a deep love for working with children. She saw personally that children who grew up with proper nurture and care, the most fundamental form of that being access to healthcare, grew into strong adults, both physically and mentally.

Learn More About Dr. Ananth

In 1993, she took the next step in her medical journey with a pediatric residency at Rush Presbyterian Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. After completing residency, in pursuit of a pediatric nephrology fellowship at Tulane University, she moved to the New Orleans area which has since become her home.

Over the next 20 years, she focused on becoming a strong clinician by gaining pediatric experience that ranged from the care of children in both in-patient and out-patient settings to working in the emergency room. In 2011, she joined LSU New Orleans and was a teaching faculty member with the Department of Pediatrics and Family Medicine. In this role, she enjoyed being able to share her experience and knowledge with the next generation of physicians. During this time, she was the Director of the Newborn Nursery at Our Lady of Angels Hospital located in Bogalusa, Louisiana, where she took care of the majority of both well and sick newborns in partnership with the local area neonatologists.

Dr. Ananth strongly promotes healthy lifestyle with a focus on breast feeding, nutritious diet, and the importance of exercise. She also believes in the importance of reading and early education. “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” is reflected in the attention she pays to well care, immunizations, and injury prevention. She holds a deep connection to her community here in Louisiana and has spearheaded a forum on STI prevention in local schools initialized in Washington Parish.

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Steven Braudt, D.O., M.S.

General Pediatrician

Dr. Steven Braudt is a Pediatrician who completed his Osteopathic Medical Degree at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine of NYIT in Old Westbury, NY. He then moved to Louisiana to do his residency in Pediatrics at the combined program with Tulane University School of Medicine and Ochsner Clinic Foundation. After completing his residency, Dr. Braudt worked with Ochsner Clinic Foundation at the Slidell Children’s Health Center. He also has a Master of Science Degree in Sports Medicine/Athletic Training from California University of Pennsylvania.


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Brittany Sinnopoli, FNP

Family Nurse Practitioner

Brittany Sinopoli, NP was raised in St. Bernard Parish and currently reside in St. Bernard with my family. She has two young children, ages 6 and 7. They are an outdoors family who love sports and outdoor activities!  She is either in Alabama at her family’s hunting camp or traveling with “Reign” baseball team when she is not seeing patients in clinic. Brittany loves everything Disney, her favorite Disney princess is Ariel! She went to Our Lady of Holy Cross and obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Nursing. She then worked in the Neuroscience ICU for 8 years before deciding to go back to school. Brittany graduated from the University of South Alabama with her Master’s degree in Nursing in 2021. 

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Bridget Evans

Pediatric Office Manager

Bridget Evans was born in New Orleans and raised in St. Bernard Parish where she currently resides. Bridget graduated from St. Bernard High School in 1990. She then moved to Oceanside, CA where she began her health care studies. There Bridget studied at Maric College then relocated to Bossier City, La where she graduated from the Training Academy for Dental Assistants. After working as a Dental Assistant for 2 years, she decided it was time to move back home and married her childhood sweetheart.

Learn More About Bridget

Bridget comes from a very large Cajun family and has always wanted a large family of her own. Anytime she was asked the question, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” the answer always was a mom and to be in the healthcare profession. Today Bridget and her husband have a total of 7 children ranging from ages 14 to 30. She started as a receptionist with Children’s International Medical Group at our Chalmette Clinic location in January of 2012. Bridget was promoted to office manager of Chalmette in May of 2018.

About Children’s International Pediatrics in Chalmette, LA

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 Medical Group, we have both the children’s and their parent’s best interests at heart. 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 Medical Group, 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.

Comprehensive Care

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.

Mission Statement

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

Our vision is to be the number one choice for pediatric services.