Find pediatric endocrinologists in Baton Rouge, LA

Pediatric Endocrinology

Many things can complicate childhood growth and development, including hormone regulation and metabolism. Our specialists are trained and board certified to identify child growth problems and hormone regulation of all kinds. Children with hormone complications should treated differently than adults with hormonal complications, and we are here to provide highly specialized care for your child. If you suspect your child may have a growth or hormonal abnormality, including diabetes or thyroid disorders, your primary care pediatrician may refer your child to a specialist for testing. We will help your child while also helping you learn how to best manage your child’s condition.

Pediatric Endocrinology Specialists at Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital

James Gardner, MD earned his degree in medicine from the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, where he also completed his internship and residency pediatrics. Dr. Gardner did his Fellowship training in endocrinology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He is Board Certified in general pediatrics and in pediatric endocrinology.
Chantal Lutfallah, MD received her medical degree from the American University of Beirut in Lebanon. She completed her residency in pediatrics and her Fellowship in pediatric endocrinology at the University of Illinois in Chicago. Dr. Lutfallah is Board Certified in general pediatrics and pediatric endocrinology. She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, East Baton Rouge Medical Society, Lawson & Wilkins Pediatric Endocrinology Society and the Louisiana State Medical Society.

Diagnoses and Treatment

  • Diabetes Mellitus
    - Type I, Type II, monogenic diabetes, CFRD and others
    - Insulin pump therapy and continuous glucose monitors
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Thyroid Disorders
  • Adrenal Disorders
    - Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia
    - Addison’s Disease
    - Cushing’s Syndrome
  • Pubertal Disorders
  • Disorders of Sex Development
  • Calcium metabolic disorders
    - Parathyroid disorders
    - Rickets and other bone fragility disorders
  • Growth Disorders
  • Pituitary Disorders
  • Turner and Klinefelter syndrome

Tests and Procedures Performed:

  • Growth Hormone Testing
  • Gonadal Response Testing
  • Thyroid Function Testing
  • Adrenal Gland Testing
  • Glucose and Lipid Metabolism Testing

Outpatient Pediatric Endocrinology services available at this location:

Pediatric Specialty Clinic - Baton Rouge
7777 Hennessy Boulevard, Suite 502
Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 am - 4:30 pm

Telephone: (225) 765-6834