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Ochsner Hospital for Children is dedicated to providing outstanding, personalized care for infants, children and adolescents. Recognizing that pediatric care is the beginning of the healthcare journey, Ochsner Hospital for Children offers an interdisciplinary approach that honors diversity, encourages open discussion and respects the parents’ and child’s rights to participate in the planning of care. Sound medical research and education, empowered by skill and technology, bolster Ochsner Hospital for Children’s commitment to excellence in pediatric care.
The Ochsner Hospital for Children’s Infectious Diseases Section is dedicated to the care of any child with infectious diseases. The section treats infected children and studies microorganisms that cause disease, including tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS, West Nile infection, hepatitis and any other infection that is difficult or impossible for general pediatricians to manage. The section works with all physicians who treat children to provide the best, most current medical care to treat childhood infectious diseases.