Picayune Pediatric Clinic
At Children’s International (Picayune), 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.
Pediatrician | Picayune
801 Williams Ave
Picayune, MS 39466
Phone: (601) 798-5558
Fax: (844) 899-5210
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
Thursday: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
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.
Pediatric Clinic Providers & Staff
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Originally from Kenner, Louisiana, Christopher Fletcher graduated from the University of New Orleans with a Bachelor’s of Science in Marketing in 1996. He went on to receive his Associate’s Degree in Nursing from Delgado Community College Charity School of Nursing in 2001. He then worked in General Pediatrics at Ochsner Medical Center North Shore prior to returning to school for his Master’s Degree. Christopher graduated with a Master’s Degree in Nursing from the University of South Alabama in December of 2011, becoming a Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. While in graduate school Christopher received an Excellence in Clinical Practice Award and was inducted in to Sigma Theta Tau International, the National Honor Society for Nursing Excellence.
Christopher has 11 years’ experience as a Registered Nurse in the Emergency Departments at Chalmette Medical Center, The Louisiana Heart Hospital, and Ochsner Medical Center North Shore. He and his wife, Melanie, live in Picayune with their three kids.
Tera Riddick is a Family Nurse Practitioner, board certified through American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). She completed her ADN from Meridian Community College in 2005, BSN in 2011 from University of Phoenix, MSN in Nursing education from William Carey University in 2012, PhD in Nursing education and administration from William Carey in August 2015, and her Post Masters Family Nurse Practitioner from University of Southern Mississippi in May 2017. Tera belongs to several professional organizations including: Sigma Theta Tau International, Mississippi Nurses Association District 7, Mississippi Association of Nurse Practitioners, and AWHONN. I am involved in community organizations. I enjoy reading, shopping and being of service to others, as well as spending time with my family. She joined Children’s International Medical Group in May of 2018 at our Picayune Clinic location.
Christine Thomas was born in Hammond, La. and raised in Ponchatoula, La. She graduated from Ponchatoula High School in 1991. Christine attended Pearl River Community College Nursing Program. She has been working in the Nursing field for over 10 years. Christine joined Children’s International Medical Group® in July 2006.
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 Medical Group, 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 Medical Group, 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.
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.
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 is to be the number one choice for pediatric services.