We daily preach the proper use of the emergency room. All Providers are schooled in the decision of when to send your child to the E.R. A Provider is available 24/7 for any emergency needs and we also have a Spanish translator 24/7.

  • We have posters hanging in our Pediatric office explaining when it is necessary to seek emergency room care.
  • We strongly discourage overuse of emergency room visits and advise you that you are to call our after- hours number (504-297-7957) first for instructions unless it is a true life threatening emergency.
  • We answer emergency referral requests online and request reports when necessary.
  • No emergency room visits during Pediatric office hours are approved, unless it is a true emergency.

If you do go to the emergency room it is important that you follow up with our Pediatric office. Please call 504-443-5437 and schedule a follow up visit.