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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.

Stephanie M. Kelleher, MD, FAAP

Dr. Stephanie M. Kelleher has claimed Baton Rouge as home since she was in the 8th grade. She graduated valedictorian of Tara High School. She then pursued her B.S. in Zoology from LSU and then attended LSU New Orleans, where she received her M.D. in 1998. She completed her residency in New Orleans with LSU, training at Charity, University and Children’s Hospitals. She is a Board Certified Pediatrician and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Kelleher joined the practice of Drs. Vick and Schwartzenburg in 2001.

Dr. Kelleher is also an active member of the community. She is a member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church. She is a member of the Board of Trustees for St. Luke’s Episcopal Day School. She has served as the President of the Baton Rouge Pediatric Society since 2011. She also serves on various committees at Woman’s Hospital. When not at work, she can usually be found on a ballfield of some sort with her children.

As a mother of four, Dr. Kelleher understands the uncertainty of new parents, the challenges of working parents, and the joys and fears of watching children grow into adulthood. Her favorite part of being a pediatrician is getting to know families and helping them in the process of raising healthy and strong children. Dr. Kelleher is an avid LSU fan, and enjoys reading and cooking and especially enjoys traveling with her husband and children.


Dr. Stephanie Kelleher has been chosen as a Finalist for Baton Rouge Parents Magazine’s Family Favorite Pediatrician for 2019! The awards are held annually through Baton Rouge Parents Magazine, and all nominations are submitted by readers around the Baton Rouge area. Congratulations, Dr. Kelleher, and thank you to all who participated!

Are you worried about your child’s weight?

The TEAM UP research study is designed to help children and families lose weight and become healthier through healthy eating and physical activity.  Families who participate in the TEAM UP study will meet for visits with a pediatrician and/or a health coach at The Baton Rouge Clinic.

Visit for more information and to see if you may qualify.

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