At Children’s International Pediatrics in Covington, LA, our pediatricians and staff have both the children’s and their parents’ best interests at heart. Our pediatric clinic provides a relaxing atmosphere for our patients as they receive care. Your child deserves the best pediatric care possible and Children’s International is Here For You. Call (985) 273-0250 to schedule an appointment with a pediatrician at our Covington office.

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944 N. Columbia St.
Covington, LA 70433

Phone: (985) 273-0250
Fax: (833)-915-0148

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

After Hours:
Monday: 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Telehealth Video Visits Now Available!

Medicaid & Private Insurance Accepted

Google Reviews of Our Pediatric Clinic

I switched my child for certain reasons his old doctor just wasn’t trying, if it wasn’t Covid or flu the child was ok but doctor Lilly started searched high and low to help my baby right away.
The doctors are super friendly and helpful. The staff is great at well
Great experience and very informative of what was going on with my kids would highly recommend
My two kids 15 and 6 have been going to this clinic for 3 years now after hesitantly transferring from the New Orleans location that I loved. Well let me say this, from our first visit to the most recent I have zero complaints and can I mention how good it feels to call the clinic for an appointment and immediately the receptionist knows who you are and who you kids are 🥰 it’s such a heartwarming experience just to know your pediatric team really cares. Side note my daughter loves how the receptionist decorates for every holiday! Now let’s get to the doctors. Dr Lilly is the sweetest, easiest doctor to talk to, she actually listens to what parents are saying and let you be involved in the decision making of your child’s health. I can’t remember the male doctor name but he is my sons favorite! Just think cool teacher at school that everyone wanted to be in their class lol yep that’s him. I hope this help anyone looking for a future pediatrician!!
Dr lily is the best she gets to the root of what ever it is your child has. My daughter loves her. We also love ms nesha she always finds a way to squeeze us in no matter what ! Best clinic ❤️❤️
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Pediatrician Covington LA

Children's International Pediatrics

Pediatrician in Covington, LA

Covington Pediatric Services

Pediatrician in Covington LA

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).

Covington Pediatric Clinic Providers & Staff

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Jonathan Heiman, M.D., F.A.A.P.

General Pediatrician

Dr. Jonathan Heiman is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics.  He grew up in Mandeville, Louisiana and graduated from Fontainebleau High School in 2000.  After earning his B.S. from Louisiana State University, he attended the LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans.  Jonathan completed a combined residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans in 2013, and his love for Pediatrics and life on the North Shore led him to join Children’s International Medical Group® later that year to work as a Pediatric hospitalist.  He and his wife have 3 children and when he is not working at the hospital he can be found chasing his boys around their back yard.

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Claire Morgan, M.D., F.A.A.P.

General Pediatrician

Dr. Claire Morgan is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and is a fellow in the American Academy of Pediatrics. She earned her M.D. from LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans and completed her pediatric residency through LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans. She has over 20 years’ experience practicing pediatrics including as a pediatric emergency room physician, pediatric hospitalist, and general pediatrician. She joined Children’s International Medical Group in Covington in January 2021. Although she enjoyed much of her career as a pediatric emergency room physician, she loves being able to get to know her patients and their families and watching her patients grow. She is married with 2 children. Her family and she enjoy everything the North Shore has to offer and she is so happy her husband, who grew up in Covington, convinced her to move to the North Shore in 2013.

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Sharon Lilly, M.D., F.A.A.P

General Pediatrician

Bio coming soon…

 

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Brittany Estay

Pediatric Office Manager

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About Children’s International Pediatrics in Covington, LA

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 Pediatrics in Covington, LA, we have both the children’s and their parent’s best interests at heart. Our pediatricians, nurse practitioners, and staff 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 at our Covington LA pediatric clinic.

Family-Centered Pediatric Clinics

At Children’s International Pediatrics in Covington, LA, 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.

Frequently Asked Questions About Pediatricians And Nurse Practitioners

What Is A Pediatrician?

Pediatricians are doctors who manage the health of your child, including physical, behavior, and mental health issues. They’re trained to diagnose and treat childhood illnesses, from minor health problems to serious diseases.

Pediatricians have an education that gives them special skills to take care of your child’s health. They graduated from medical school and completed a 3-year residency program in pediatrics before working as a pediatrician in a pediatric clinic.

What Does A Pediatrician Do?

Your child’s Pediatrician will see them many times from birth to age 2 and once a year from ages 2 to 5 for “well-child visits.” After age 5, your pediatrician will continue to see your child every year for annual checkups (aka well visits). They’re also the first person you should call when your child is sick.

To take care of your child, your pediatrician will:

  • Do physical exams
  • Give your child vaccinations
  • Make sure your child meets milestones in growth, behavior, and skills
  • Diagnose and treat your child’s illnesses, infections, injuries, and other health problems
  • Give you information about your child’s health, safety, nutrition, and fitness needs
  • Answer your questions about your little one’s growth and development
  • Refer you to specialists if they think your child needs expert care.
 

Does My Child Need A Pediatrician?

Some reasons why your child needs a pediatrician are:

  • They have years of special training in children’s health.
  • They only see children in their practice, so they have a lot of experience in recognizing and treating childhood illnesses.
  • If your child was born early or has a health condition that needs close monitoring, a pediatrician may offer more specialized care.

How Much Education Does A Pediatrician Get?

They need to complete four years of college, then four years of medical school, and then three or more years in an accredited residency program for pediatricians. A pediatrician must first graduate from medical school before going on to specialize in the field of pediatrics. 

How Much Education Does A Nurse Practitioner Have?

For a Nurse Practitioner, their 4-year degree must be in nursing. After earning a BSN, they complete a master’s degree program that trains them to be a nurse practitioner (NP). NP degrees can take 2 to 4 years to complete