Dougalas Patterson, M.D., F.A.A.P. (Pediatrician in Denham Springs) 1

General & Adolescent Pediatrician

Pediatrician’s Location: Denham Springs
Phone: (225) 791-7337

Dr. F. Douglas Patterson is a board certified pediatrician. Dr. Patterson has been a pediatrician for over 30 years and has been with Children’s International since 2014. He has been in the Baton Rouge/Denham Springs area caring for pediatric patients for 25 years.  He enjoys hunting, fishing, golfing and exercising. Patients of Dr. Patterson say he is kind, attentive to their needs, and an all-around great pediatrician.

Dr. Patterson received his Bachelors in Biology from the University of Alabama before attending the University of Mississippi School of Medicine. Upon receiving his Medical Degree he joined the U.S. Army, where he completed an internship and residency in Pediatrics at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. Dr. Patterson then spent two years at Fort Lee, Virginia before moving to Baton Rouge and joining the Baton Rouge Clinic Department of Pediatrics.

Miscellaneous Facts

  • Favorite Quote: 
    • “Life is like a box of chocolates: you never know what you’re going to get.” – Forrest Gump
  • Most Inspired By: 
  • Hobbies: 
    • Hunting, Fishing, Golf and Exercise
  • Favorite Color: 
    • Red
  • Favorite Cartoon: 
    • Snoopy
  • Favorite Food:
    • Lobster
  • Favorite Movie:
    • Forrest Gump

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, we have both the children’s and their parent’s best interests at heart. 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 today to schedule an appointment with a pediatrician at one of our clinics.

Family-Centered Pediatric Clinics

At Children’s International, 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 or call anytime during clinic hours to make an appointment with a pediatrician at one of our clinics.