A native of Baton Rouge, Dr. Funes is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. He completed his post-graduate training at Baylor College of Medicine in the Affiliated Hospitals Pediatric Residency Program, during which time he served as the Ben Taub Hospital Neonatology Chief Resident. As a medical student, he was awarded the Herbert Rothschild Award as the outstanding pediatric medical student in his class. Dr. Funes is fluent in Spanish. He resides in Baton Rouge with his wife and two children.
At Our Lady of the Lake Children's Hospital our patients and their families are cared for with dignity, respect and compassion - where advanced pediatric medical treatment is delivered with sincere love, affection and appreciation for children and their special needs.