John Rhodes, M.D. is a Board Certified Pediatrician and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. He completed his pediatric internship and residency at Sacred Heart Children's Hospital in Pensacola, FL where he served as Chief Resident for one and half years. Dr. Rhodes has been practicing medicine in Alexandria since 1990 when he opened Rhodes Pediatric Clinic and has enjoyed serving the central Louisiana Community since that time.
Michael Marzullo, M.D. is a Board Certified Pediatrician, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. He has been in practice with Dr. Rhodes since 1998. Dr. Marzullo graduated from Louisiana State University Medical Center in New Orleans in 1994. He is married and has three children.
April S. Henry, MA, CCC-SLP graduated with a Masters degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Louisiana State University in 2007. She has experience working in a variety of settings including the school system, skilled nursing facilities, and early intervention programs. Her passion lies in treating speech-language disorders within the pediatric age group and she was thrilled to join the Rhodes Pediatric Clinic team in 2013. April resides in Alexandria with her husband and two children.
LeAnne R. Louviere has been a Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner since 2009. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2003 from University of Louisiana in Monroe. She is a member of the LA Association of Nurse Practitioners and National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners. LeAnne worked as a CPNP in Lafayette before moving back to her hometown of Alexandria in 2011 and joining the Rhodes Pediatric team. She lives in Alexandria with her husband and her son.
Due to Hurricane Laura, Rhodes Pediatric Clinic will be closed Thursday, August 27. We plan to reopen Friday morning at 8:00 a.m. The on-call nurse will be available for non-emergency situations.
Cuts and scrapes are common injuries for children. These typically can be treated at home by cleaning and covering them until the healing process begins.
Rhodes Pediatric Clinic remains open to deliver safe care during the COVID-19 pandemic. Our office is applying stringent measures to protect you and your children while ensuring your child gets needed health care.
Please bring your insurance card to ALL visits. Many of us send our children with grandparents or sitters, but it is imperative that they also have a copy of your insurance card.
Children participating in band, sports, dance, cheer or other vigorous activity should have annual sports physicals. At Pontchartrain Pediatrics we conduct a complete physical exam that includes:
Location and Hours
37 Calvert Drive
2020 HOLIDAY OFFICE HOURS:
Friday April 10: Closed
Monday, May 25: Closed
Saturday, July 4: Closed
Monday, September 7: Closed
Thursday, November 26: Closed
Friday, November 27: Open 8:00 – 11:00 a.m. for sick visits only
Thursday, December 24: Open 8:00 – 11:00 a.m. for sick visits only
Friday, December 25: Closed
Thursday, December 31: Open 8:00 – 11:00 a.m. for sick visits only
Friday, January 1: Closed
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY:
Monday - Friday: 8 am - 5 pm
Saturday: 9 am - 11 am
New Patient Consultation
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