Chief Operating Officer

Location: Corporate Office

Melissa Pedeaux was born and raised in Chalmette, Louisiana.  She Graduated from Andrew Jackson High School in 1999, and then furthered her education at Nunez Community College for business management. In April 2006 she joined the Children’s International team as a receptionist and with hard work she was promoted the office manager of the Chamette Clinic that opened in 2009. Melissa has worked in all areas of the medical office which makes her highly skilled and experienced in all aspects of the clinic.

With Melissa’s dedication and love for her community she grew her clinic from a very small office to a large practice with several pediatricians that provides much needed services to St. Bernard Parish and the surrounding areas.  Her passion to help children, lead her to get her license in foster care which gives her the opportunity to give back to those who need it the most.

Miscellaneous Facts

  • Favorite Quote: 
    • If evolution really works, why don’t mothers have more than two hands?
  • Most Inspired By: 
    • My Parents
  • Hobbies: 
    • Going shopping, tee shirt designs, and spending time with my family & pets.
  • Favorite Movie: 
    • Sweet Home Alabama
  • Favorite Food:
    • Crawfish
  • Favorite Color:
    • Green
  • Favorite Cartoon: 
    • Maleficent (2014)