John Flatt, M.D.

Pediatric Neurologist

Location: LACOMBE

Dr. Flatt completed his Pediatric Neurology training at Vanderbilt University’s Monroe Carrel Jr. Children’s Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee following his Pediatric Residency in Memphis, Tennessee at LeBonheur Children’s Medical Center/UTHSC. He served as Chief Resident his final year in residency at Vanderbilt before accepting a job in Lafayette, Louisiana at the Kids Specialty Center. While at Kids Specialty Center, Dr. Flatt served as the Medical Director and also represented the Pediatric Department of Women’s and Children’s Hospital as Vice-Chairperson for the Department of Pediatrics. Most recently, Dr. Flatt was in private practice at Louisiana Child Neurology in Covington, Louisiana prior to joining CIMG.

Dr. Flatt continues a very personal involvement in The Jason Foundation, Inc., a not-for-profit organization founded by his family for Youth Suicide Prevention and Awareness. He presently serves on the Board of Directors, serves as Chief Medical Officer and as Director of the Medical Advisory Board.

Favorite Quote: “How old would you be if you did not know how old you were?” Satchel Page

  • Most Inspired By: Stories of people overcoming challenges and tragedies
  • Favorite Hobbies: Photography
  • Favorite Color: Orange (Go Vols!!!)
  • Favorite Cartoon: Teen Titans Go!
  • Favorite Food: Cuban Sandwich (Unless you count Reese’s as a food)
  • Favorite Movie: Braveheart

Dr. Flatt is at our Lacombe Clinic and is a full-service child neurologist who can see patients with any number of neurological diseases, disorders or concerns.

Below is list of a few of the conditions Dr. Flatt treats:

  • Epilepsy
  • Seizures
  • Passing Out Spells
  • Altered Mental Status
  • Headaches
  • Migraines
  • Neck/Back Pain
  • Abnormal or Loss of Sensation
  • Abnormal Limb Movements
  • Tic Disorders
  • Tourette Syndrome
  • Global Developmental Delay
  • Motor Delays
  • Speech Delays
  • ADHD
  • Memory Problems
  • Learning Disorders
  • Mitochondrial Disorders
  • Concussions
  • Traumatic Brain Injuries
  • Sleep Disturbances
  • Parasomnias
  • Night Terrors
  • Eye Movement Disorders
  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease (CMT)
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Lack of Coordination