At Children’s International (Gulfport), 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.

100% Dedicated To A Safe Environment

• Everyone Wears A Mask • Clinics Are Cleaned Hourly • Air Purifying Reme Halos In Every Clinic

•Now Offering Telehealth Video Visits for our Patients! Call and schedule a telehealth video visit today!

Pediatrician | Gulfport

11240 Hwy 49 Unit C
Gulfport, MS 39503

Phone: (228) 831-8800
Fax: (844) 886-3945

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

Telehealth Video Visits Now Available!

 

Medicaid & Private Insurance Accepted

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Latoya Mckeel
Latoya Mckeel
07:54 29 Jul 20
Always pleasant!!
Brenda Beverly
Brenda Beverly
17:52 28 Jul 20
A very great place, the staff was very professional, and the wait time was not long.
Rebekah Poinsette
Rebekah Poinsette
15:48 06 Jul 20
Always so nice and respectful. Very clean and sterile and my children love my staff!!!
Monesia Brown
Monesia Brown
00:16 05 Jun 20
Very professional and personable! Always available for whatever we need. Usually not a long wait time.
kristi Ashton
kristi Ashton
03:20 31 May 20
Dr. Dixit's office and staff have been amazing to us this past year. I was so worried about switching doctors due to our insurance. However, they... have been incredibly. Especially with my son who ended up have a lot of problems over the last year including a rare disease diagnosis. Definitely recommend them 100%read more
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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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ADD/ADHD

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

Gulfport Pediatric Clinic Providers & Staff

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Prashant Dixit, M.D., F.A.A.P.

General & Adolescent Pediatrician

Dr. Prashant Dixit is a Board Certified Pediatrician who completed his medical school training at Bombay University in Bombay, India. After medical school, Dr. Dixit completed a post graduate residency in Ophthalmology. He then obtained a Masters of Surgery and Diploma of Ophthalmic Medicine and Surgery. He also passed his FMGEMS certification exams with high scores.

Dr. Dixit then decided to pursue his education and training specializing in Pediatrics. He attended Pediatric Residency through the Wayne Oakland Child and Adolescent Medical Program working at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Mt. Carmel March Hospital, Pontiac General Hospital, and Children’s Hospital of Michigan. After completing his Pediatric Residency training, he passed his Board Certification with the American Board of Pediatrics with very high scores.

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Tera Riddick, PH.D, FNP-PC

Nurse Practitioner

Tera Riddick is a Family Nurse Practitioner, board certified through American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). She completed her ADN from Meridian Community College in 2005, BSN in 2011 from University of Phoenix, MSN in Nursing education from William Carey University in 2012, PhD in Nursing education and administration from William Carey in August 2015, and her Post Masters Family Nurse Practitioner from University of Southern Mississippi in May 2017.

Tera belongs to several professional organizations including: Sigma Theta Tau International, Mississippi Nurses Association District 7, Mississippi Association of Nurse Practitioners, and AWHONN. I am involved in community organizations. I enjoy reading, shopping and being of service to others, as well as spending time with my family. She joined Children’s International Medical Group in May of 2018 at our Picayune Clinic location.

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Chelsea Themis

Pediatric Office Manager

Chelsea is the medical assistant and office manager of the Biloxi clinic. She received her Associate’s Degree in Clinical and Administrative Medical Assisting at Blue Cliff College in Gulfport, MS. Chelsea is currently working towards her nursing degree and proudly raising her young son. In her free time, she loves to paint and do crafts. Chelsea says the person she is most inspired by is her “momma.” Speaking of mothers, some great motherly advice can be found in her favorite quote by Dr. Seuss, “Step with care and great tact, and remember that Life’s a Great Balancing Act.” And probably most important to our patients, Chelsea really loves Pokemon and Iron Man! If your kid is fan of either they can talk to Mrs. Chelsea about them during their visit to help break the ice!

About Children’s International Pediatrics in Gulfport, MS

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, 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 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.

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