Picayune North Pediatric Clinic

At Children’s International in Picayune, MS, we have both the children’s and their parent’s 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 care possible and Children’s International is Here For You. Call Now to schedule an appointment with a pediatrician or nurse practitioner at our Picayune pediatric clinic.

Pediatrician | Picayune, MS

2003 Wildwood Dr.
Picayune, MS 39466

Phone: 601-215-8060
Fax: 833-884-7663

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

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Pediatric Services

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Annual Well Visits

Children grow rapidly, requiring periodic check-ups with your pediatrician 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 your pediatrician or nurse practitioner 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.

nutrition counseling with pediatrician

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).

Pediatric Clinic Providers & Staff

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CARLA PENTON, APRN, FNP-PC

Nurse Practitioner

Carla is a Family Nurse Practitioner, board certified through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She has nine years of primary care pediatrics experience. She graduated with her Bachelor’s in Nursing in 1984 from the University of Southern Mississippi; with membership in Sigma Theta Tau honor society. She earned her Master’s in Family Practice from the University of South Alabama in 2009. Carla is a member of the MS Association of Nurse Practitioners.

Prior to becoming a nurse practitioner, Carla was a school nurse at Pearl River Central Elementary and Middle Schools for nine years. Before that, she was employed as a staff and charge nurse at Slidell Memorial Hospital in the Pediatrics, Nursery and Obstetrics department. Carla has precepted numerous area students, investing in their goals of becoming nurse practitioners. She also enjoys being married for 36 years to her best friend Bruce, who is a retired teacher and coach. Carla and Bruce have three daughters, two sons in law, and four grandchildren.

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Dawn Malcom, APRN, FNP-PC

Nurse Practitioner

Dawn Malcom is a Family Nurse Practitioner who has been with CIMG since April 2019. She is currently working at our Bay St. Louis and Picayune North locations.

Dawn attended Auburn University Montgomery and graduated in 1998 with her BSN. She graduated with her MSN in 2017 at the University of South Alabama. She had started her career in ICU. After several years, she found herself in school nursing. She now enjoys her time working with children as an NP in pediatrics. Dawn has been married for over 20 years and has two sons. Her family lives in Mississippi.

Kalie Cain

Picayune North Office Manager

Kalie Crain was born in Covington, LA and raised in Bogalusa, LA. She graduated from Poplarville High School and then attended North Shore Technical Community College, where she graduated the LPN program. She has been a nurse for 2 years now. She joined Children’s International Medical Group in October 2018 and is now the office manager of the Picayune North location. She is a proud mother of her young son.

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 in Picayune, MS, 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. 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 anytime during clinic hours to schedule an appointment with a pediatrician or nurse practitioner.

Family-Centered Pediatric Clinics

At Children’s International in Picayune, 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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