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Pediatrics / Ochsner Hospital For Children

At Ochsner Hospital for Children, the only thing tougher than the problems we treat are the kids themselves. We offer a level of pediatric care unmatched in Louisiana for everything from well-child check-ups and immunizations to cancer care and heart transplants. Our capabilities are more advanced than any other children’s hospital in New Orleans. And, as part of Ochsner Health System, the leading health system in the Gulf South, we have received national recognition for clinical quality and patient safety.

Ochsner Hospital for Children Is More Than Just One Hospital

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Our Pediatric Firsts

At Ochsner, we pride ourselves on getting not only the big things right, but on doing the little things well. Things like:

  • Scheduling multiple appointments on the same day so you miss less school or work
  • Getting test results to the right doctor ahead of your appointment time
  • Not making our patients and their families wait for appointments

We respect your time and do everything we can to make your healthcare experience go as smoothly as possible.

When you communicate with our team through MyOchsner, you can expect to get an answer back quickly -- within an hour, in most cases.

Ochsner On Call

Not sure if you need the ER or a doctor’s visit? Call Ochsner On Call for assistance after hours. Specially trained registered nurses and physicians are available to discuss your concerns and help you decide if your child's symptoms require a trip to our Pediatric ER or a visit with a physician.

Call 504-842-3155 or toll free 1-800-231-5257.


When you child is an Ochsner patient, you can use MyOchsner, a secure online tool that will connect you to your child’s physicians, healthcare team, and secure medical records. Using the convenient MyOchsner website or app, you can:

  • Email your doctor
  • Make and change appointments
  • Request prescription refills
  • Print immunization and medical records for school and camps
  • Check your test results

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