At Children’s International (Denham Springs), 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 | Denham Springs

169 Del Norte Ave
Denham Springs, LA 70726

Phone: (225) 791-7337
Fax: (844) 877-5940

Pediatric Clinic Hours

Monday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Thursday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

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

Medicaid & Private Insurance Accepted

Pediatrician Denham Springs

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Children's International Pediatrics

Pediatrician in Denham Springs, LA

Pediatric Services

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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.

Denham Springs Pediatric Clinic 3

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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ADD/ADHD

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

Pediatric Clinic Providers & Staff

Pediatrician Denham Springs

Dougalas Patterson, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Pediatrician

Dr. F. Douglas Patterson is a board certified pediatrician. Dr. Patterson has been a pediatrician for over 30 years and has been with Children’s International since 2014. He has been in the Baton Rouge/Denham Springs area caring for pediatric patients for 25 years.  He enjoys hunting, fishing, golfing and exercising. Patients of Dr. Patterson say he is kind, attentive to their needs, and an all-around great pediatrician.

Dr. Patterson received his Bachelors in Biology from the University of Alabama before attending the University of Mississippi School of Medicine. Upon receiving his Medical Degree he joined the U.S. Army, where he completed an internship and residency in Pediatrics at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. Dr. Patterson then spent two years at Fort Lee, Virginia before moving to Baton Rouge and joining the Baton Rouge Clinic Department of Pediatrics.

Office Manager for Pediatric Clinic in Denham Springs

Danelle Mackey

Pediatric Office Manager

Danelle Mackey was born in California and grew up in Reno, Nevada. She graduated from Washoe High in 2003. She’s always had a passion for healthcare and graduated from Remington College in 2009 as a medical assistant. She started her career with Ochsner in 2010 as a MA in pediatrics and internal medicine. She ultimately left Ochsner to manage the sign language agency she had worked closely with over the years. After 3 years, Danelle realized how much she missed patient care and made the decision to get back into healthcare. She currently lives in Baton Rouge and has 2 teenage sons.

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 (Denham Springs), 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 (Denham Springs), 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.

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