At Children’s International in Slidell, LA, 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.

100% Dedicated To A Safe Environment

• Everyone Wears A Mask • Clinics Are Cleaned Hourly • Air Purifying Reme Halos In Every Clinic

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Pediatrician in Slidell, LA

1430 Lindberg Dr Slidell, LA 70458

Phone: (985) 781-7337
Fax: (844) 743-3349

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: Monday & Thursday  4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Telehealth Video Visits Now Available!


Medicaid & Private Insurance Accepted

Pediatrician Slidell

Sashaa Marissaa Amadorr
Sashaa Marissaa Amadorr
The front desk are the best people! The overall staff is incredible
Holly Lejeune
Holly Lejeune
This office is the best office we have ever been to. We have moved different areas and seen many different doctors. Dr. Jeansonne takes time to... listen to us and treats my children and myself with kindness and respect. If it were not for him, we would never had gotten answers to what was going on with my youngest son. We had been searching for answers for almost a year. He is always thorough and explains everything to us. His office staff is very polite and professional as well. Anytime I call, they take time to listen to me and always accommodate us accordingly. His nurses are amazing and compassionate as well. My youngest is typically fussy with strangers but he willing goes to them. That says a lot about the kind heart people in this more
Hope Welch
Hope Welch
Dr. Marira is wonderful. She is always so thorough and listens to all of my concerns. After going through 3 doctors that didn’t listen, I found her.... My kids adore her and so do I. The office staff is great more
Lisa Albers
Lisa Albers
I like that they worked me in the same day I called everytime. I don’t have long waits. They are very efficient and professional besides being nice... and more
Lurdes Cruz
Lurdes Cruz
I’ve been taking my son here since he was born, the staff is very nice and always remember Noah. The DR. Is also very nice and always answers any... questions I have regarding my sons more
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Children's International Pediatrics

Pediatrician in Slidell, LA

Slidell Pediatric Services

Pediatrician Slidell Annual Well Visit

Annual Well Visits

Children grow rapidly, requiring periodic check-ups to oversee developmental progress and identify any underlying health complications that may be present.

Pediatrician Slidell Sick Visit

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.

Pediatrician Slidell Sports Physical

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 a Pediatrician in Slidell

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.

ADHD screening in Slidell, LA


Millions of children and adults across the country suffer from Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

Slidell Pediatric Clinic Providers & Staff

Pediatrician Slidell

Jennifer Maraia, M.D., F.A.A.P.

General & Adolescent Pediatrician

Dr. Jennifer Maraia is a board certified Pediatrician. She was born and raised in Slidell, Louisiana and graduated from Louisiana State University in 1997 with a major in Zoology, and a minor in Psychology. Dr. Maraia then attended Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans where she graduated in 2001 with her M.D. She completed her Pediatric residency with Louisiana State University School of Medicine and Children’s Hospital in New Orleans. She joined Children’s International Medical Group® in January of 2012. Dr. Maraia, her husband Frank and their daughter currently reside in Slidell.

Pediatrician Slidell

Cornel Jeansonne, M.D. F.A.A.P.

General & Adolescent Pediatrician

Dr. Cornel Jeansonne is a board certified pediatrician. He graduated from LSU with a major in Zoology and then attended LSU Medical School in New Orleans where he graduated in 1977.  He later did his residency in Pediatrics through LSU at Charity Hospital in New Orleans. After his residency, Dr. Jeansonne served in the U.S. Air Force for 3 years as a Pediatrician at Loring Air Force Base in northern Maine with the rank of Major.

After leaving the Air Force, he established a General Pediatrics practice in Chalmette.  He practiced in Chalmette for 21 years and then joined Children’s International Medical Group® as the group’s first General Pediatrician. He enjoys taking care of children of all ages from birth to young adulthood, and takes special pleasure in watching his patients grow. Dr. Jeansonne has a passion for the treatment of ADD/ADHD.

Pediatrician in Slidell LA

Alicia R. Quirk, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner

Alicia obtained her Bachelor and Masters of Science in Nursing from Southeastern LA University in 2004. She is a board certified family nurse practitioner through the ANCC. She is currently completing her doctor of nursing practice degree.

She spent 11 years as a labor and delivery nurse. She has been assisting mothers and children as a participant in the Nurse Family Partnership Program for four years. Her areas of interest are: parent/child relationships and quality improvement, postpartum, and breast feeding.
She’s married with three teenage daughters, a dog, and a guinea pig. Alicia began working with CIMG in 2019 at our Slidell Clinic.

Slidell, LA Nurse Practitioner

G. Riley Bunnell, APRN, CPNP-PC

Nurse Practitioner

Riley Bunnell earn his Bachelor’s of Science at Southwestern University and then went on to complete his medical education at Thomas Jefferson Univeristy in Philadelphia, earning a BSN and MSN respectively. Riley is happily married and actively participates in organizations such as NAPNAP, Louisiana Emergency Relief, and Compost Now. His patients might be excited to know that his favorite superhero is Spiderman and his first job ever was making donuts! Yum! Riley’s favorite quote is the wise words of the Dali Lama, “if you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.”

Slidell Pediatric Office Manager

Clara Hunt

Pediatric Clinic Office Manager

About Children’s International Pediatrics in Slidell, 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 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.

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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