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The COVID Vaccines for ages 6 months and older have been approved by the CDC, and will be available by appointment only at Pediatrics at Perkins location the week of July 5th.

Venkat Banda, MD, FACP


Venkat Banda, MD, FACP, earned his Doctor of Medicine from Siddhartha Medical College in Vijayawada, India. He completed his residency at St. Francis Hospital in Evanston, Illinois. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine. Dr. Banda is the Program Director of the Baton Rouge General Internal Medicine Residency Program and Assistant Professor for Tulane University School of Medicine. He recently obtained his Green Belt Lean Six Sigma Certification.