Developmental Pediatrician

Ochsner Health
New Orleans, Louisiana
Closing date
Dec 9, 2023

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Full Time
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OCHSNER HEALTH is seeking a fellowship-trained DEVELOPMENTAL-BEHAVIORAL PEDIATRICIAN to practice at the Michael R. Boh Center for Child Development in New Orleans, LA. In addition to robust clinical skills across the spectrum of developmental disabilities, including autism spectrum disorders, ADHD, learning and intellectual disabilities, and cerebral palsy, the ideal candidate will be able to work in a collaborative manner with other health professionals and assist with program development. Salary offered will be competitive and commensurate with experience and training.


  • Provide developmental medical care to children, adolescents, and their families within a growing child development center, the only of its kind providing developmental pediatric care to a wide-spanning geography across Louisiana and Mississippi
  • Complete medical and neurodevelopmental evaluations for children with developmental-behavioral concerns, including children under the age of 5 years
  • Recommend appropriate therapeutic interventions and early intervention/special education services and help families navigate how to access additional services as indicated, including keeping abreast of resources within and outside of Ochsner specifically for children with developmental delays to facilitate referrals effectively
  • Provide both independent and interdisciplinary team developmental medicine evaluations with other clinic staff of all levels and disciplines, including psychologists, behavior analysts, medical social workers, speech/language pathologists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, pediatric physical medicine & rehabilitation physicians, child psychiatrists, and pediatric orthopedic surgeons and neurosurgeons
  • Work with the entire Boh Center team to innovate ways to address gaps in service, unmet treatment needs, and innovative strategies to enhance the development of programs that best serve our patients
  • Remain well-informed of research around best practices in child developmental assessment and treatment and participate with regional and/or national workgroups/professional organizations focused on child development
  • Participate in monthly section and department meetings, and participate in UME and GME education activities as well as additional education such as Pediatrics Grand Rounds
About Ochsner Hospital for Children

Ranked #1 Children s Hospital in Louisiana for the second year in a row by U.S. News & World Report in 2022-23. Ochsner Hospital for Children was also recognized as a national leader in the new rankings in three specialties: Pediatric Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Surgery, Pediatric Cardiology and Heart Surgery, and Pediatric Orthopedics. Ochsner Hospital for Children continues to be a top destination for pediatric care in the region through an unwavering commitment to always putting patients first.

Ochsner Hospital for Children is a rapidly expanding 125-bed children s hospital offering a full range of pediatric care from primary to quaternary care, with services offered in all subspecialties, including advanced gastroenterology/hepatology, orthopedic surgery, oncology and heart, liver, and bone marrow transplant.

Ochsner also maintains 12 rotating satellite pediatric subspecialty clinics (eight in Louisiana, four in Mississippi); three permanent pediatric subspecialty clinics; and the Boh Center for Child Development, a dedicated multidisciplinary development pediatrics center. Ochsner performed the first pediatric heart/kidney transplant in the region and is the top congenital heart program in the state (both in volume and outcomes).

About Ochsner Health

Ochsner Health is a not-for-profit, physician-led organization that delivers health to the people of Louisiana, Mississippi, and the Gulf South with a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate. Ochsner Health is focused on the professional well-being of our team of more than 35,000 employees and 4,500 providers. Ochsner offers real work-life balance along with opportunities for teamwork and career advancement in a large group setting. To learn more about Ochsner Health, please visit To explore Ochsner Health physician opportunities, please visit

Interested physicians can contact Robert Voigt, MD, System Medical Director for Developmental Pediatrics ( and should apply to:

Ochsner is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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