CEO/Founder and President
Board Certified Pediatric Pulmonologist
Dr. Hernandez was the first full-time Pediatric sub-specialist in the Northshore area and served as the Medical Director of multiple Skill Nursing Facilities, Home Health Agencies, Hyperbaric/Wound Care Units, and Pediatric Hospitalist programs. His career interests are the care of the physically challenged, the complex pulmonary, and the critically ill child.
His vision of creating a comprehensive Pediatric group practice became a reality in 1992. Initially, the concept was that of a Pediatric Sub-Specialty Service, but rapidly progressed into out-patient General Pediatric and in-patient Hospitalist Services.
The name Children’s International Medical Group® celebrates the diversity of its members from around the world. Dr. Hernandez’ passion for business is well appreciated by all his affiliates and colleagues that have experienced first hand the financial benefits of his entrepreneurial spirit and his philosophy of developing and building win/win relationships.
- Favorite Quote:
- “Nothing good comes easy.”
- Most Inspired By:
- My Dad
- Traveling, Scuba Diving, Salt Water Aquariums and Business Development
- Favorite Movie:
- Top Gun
- Favorite Food:
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- Favorite Cartoon:
- Scooby Doo
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 in Baton Rouge, 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 today to schedule an appointment with a pediatrician at one of our clinics.
Family-Centered Pediatric Clinics
At Children’s International in Baton Rouge, 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 or call anytime during clinic hours to make an appointment with a pediatrician at one of our clinics.