At Children’s International Pediatrics in Baton Rouge, LA, our pediatricians and nurse practitioners have both the children’s and their parents’ 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 pediatric care possible and Children’s International is Here For You. Call (225) 924-7343 to schedule an appointment with a pediatrician or nurse practitioner at our Baton Rouge office.

Pediatrician | Baton Rouge

710 Colonial Dr
Baton Rouge, LA 70806

Phone: (225) 924-7343
Fax: (844) 864-3670

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: Tuesday: 4:30- 5:30pm

Medicaid & Private Insurance Accepted

Pediatrician Baton Rouge

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Michelle Thompson
Michelle Thompson
Dr. Mikki was amazing! She not only took time to address my concerns, but she also took time to get to know my son. We recently moved here and... choosing a new pediatrician was scary, but I am totally and completely happy with our choice! Thank you so much 😊read more
K Hawkins
K Hawkins
Very professional and courteous.
Cara Kiefer
Cara Kiefer
We absolutely love Doctor Brian Despinasse! He’s such a wonderful and compassionate Pediatrician and we’re so grateful to have someone who genuinely... loves their job and seeing his little patients ! The entire staff at Children’s international are also very warm and on top of everything !read more
My kids loves Dr. Pam she so kid friendly and my kids been seeing her since they were babies hands the best doctor office I have been to!
Sarah S
Sarah S
The staff is always friendly and courteous. Dr. Despinasse is a wonderful pediatrician who takes the time to address every concern and he's great... with kids and more
The service was much faster. The parking was a lot better. Everyone had great bedside manner. I love Dr. D. My children have been going to him since... they were babies. I recommend him to everyone with a small child that I know. It is rare that doctors truly get to know children and their family. I appreciate that as more
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Children's International Pediatrics

Pediatrician in Baton Rouge, LA

Baton Rouge 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.

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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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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 Baton Rouge

Brian P. Despinasse, II, M.D.

General & Adolescent Pediatrician

Brian P. Despinasse, II, M.D. is a Louisiana native specializing in General and Adolescent Pediatrics. He believes in a holistic approach to treating patients and families, encompassing spiritual, academic, social, developmental, and medical concerns. A committed educator and lifetime learner, Dr. Despinasse has made his goal as a pediatrician and the goal of his practice to nurture our children, in Baton Rouge and around the world, through individualized health care for each child.

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Pamela Shriver, APRN, CPNP-PC

Nurse Practitioner

Pamela Shriver is a Board Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. She Received her Bachelors and Masters degrees in Nursing from The University of South Carolina, her home state.  She has served the Baton Rouge Community as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner for over 20 years.  Her passion has always been the health needs of children.  She has taught nursing school, served as a Day care consultant, assisted as legal nurse advisor and is a certified Breastfeeding Consultant.  She has special interests in adolescent medicine and children with ADD/ADHD.

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Mikki Bouquet, M.D.

General & Adolescent Pediatrician

Office Manager for Baton Rouge Pediatric Clinic

Ashley Lane

Office Manager

Ashley was raised in Metairie LA and is the middle child of three sisters and five brothers. She always wanted her own big family growing up and is now the mother of 6 little boys who keep her heart strong. “Children are my life so working in pediatrics is something that is near and dear to my heart. I love making them feel loved and cared for and helping them understand they do not have to be afraid of coming to the doctor”.

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 (Baton Rouge East), 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. Our pediatricians 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 (Baton Rouge East), 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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