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James Wayne, MD, specializes in pediatrics at Ochsner Health in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Dr. Wayne is a native of Donaldsonville, Louisiana, and he completed undergraduate studies at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. He earned his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans. Dr. Wayne completed a pediatric internship and residency at San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium in Texas. Dr. Wayne is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and has been a fellow in the American Academy of Pediatrics for 20 years. While in the military, Dr. Wayne worked as a pediatrician for Darnall Army Community Hospital at Fort Hood, Texas, and for Womack Army Medical Center at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. He was part of a military humanitarian assistance mission to Honduras for epidemiologic study. He also served in Iraq as a task force surgeon in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom II. After leaving active-duty military service, Dr. Wayne was a staff pediatrician for North Carolina Pediatric Associates in Henderson, North Carolina. He then worked as a general pediatrician at UNC Health in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, where he also taught medical students and physician assistant students. As a colonel in the U.S. Army Reserves, Dr. Wayne continues to serve and stands ready to support military treatment facilities. Dr. Wayne is a proud husband and father. He and his wife, Tisha, have two daughters, Nina and Evangeline.

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Medical Education

Tulane University School of Medicine
Field of Study: Medicine


San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium
Field of Study: Pediatrics

  • American Board of Pediatrics