I.S. Victor Pouw, M.D., F.A.A.P. (Endocrinologist) 2

Pediatric Endocrinologist

Board Certified Pediatrician

Endocrinologist’s Location: Lacombe

Dr. In-Sian Victor Vincent Pouw was born in Jakarta, Indonesia and grew up in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, where he graduated from High School in 1976.  He went to college at the University of Ghent, Belgium, and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Sciences.  After returning to his hometown of Rotterdam he attended the Erasmus University School of Medicine from which he graduated in 1983 as a Medical Doctor. In 1986 Dr. Pouw moved to the US to specialize in Pediatrics.  He did his internship at the Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Cincinnati, Ohio and finished residency training in Baltimore, Maryland at St. Agnes Hospital, an affiliate of the renowned John Hopkins School of Medicine.  For his subspecialty training in Pediatric Endocrinology, he went to Cornell University Medical Center in New York City where he trained under the internationally recognized Dr. Maria I. New.

After his training in New York, Dr. Pouw worked in Valley, Alabama in 1995 as a General Pediatrician and Pediatric Endocrinologist.  He has also worked at the Pediatric Endocrinology Clinic at Children’s Hospital in Birmingham, Alabama.  During this time he became board certified in Pediatrics.  Dr. Pouw and his family moved to Slidell, Louisiana in 2001 to join Children’s International Medical Group® to become a full-time Pediatric Endocrinologist.  His particular fields of medical interest are Type I Diabetes Mellitus, Growth, Adrenal and Thyroid Disorders.

Miscellaneous Facts

  • Favorite Quote: 
    • “Ni regret du passe, Ni peur de l’avenir”
  • Most Inspired By: 
    • Nelson “Madiba” Mandela, Mahatma Gandhi, and Erasmus, but most of all my family.
  • Hobbies: 
    • Traveling, photography, reading, and spending time with his wife and daughter.
  • Favorite Color: 
    • Depends on my mood.
  • Favorite Cartoon: 
    • Olaf from Frozen
  • Favorite Food:
    • Anything exotic (Andrew Zimmern is one of his heroes): raw if need to be, but if possible not alive.
  • Favorite Movie:
    • Lord of the Rings

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 Baton Rouge, 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 today to schedule an appointment with a pediatrician at one of our clinics.

Family-Centered Pediatric Clinics

At Children’s International in Baton Rouge, 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.