Myriam A. Ortiz-De Jesus, MD is a practicing Pediatrician in Zachary, LA

Get to know Pediatrician, Dr. Myriam Ortiz-De Jesus, a physician dedicated to serving babies, children and teens.

Dr. Myriam Ortiz-De Jesus, MD is a pediatrics specialist in Zachary, LA and has been practicing for more than 25 years. Dr. Ortiz-De Jesus practices at Ochsner Health Center Zachary in Zachary, LA.

Ochsner Hospital for Children is a 113-bed children’s ‘hospital within a hospital’ and includes a 54-bed Level IV Regional NICU, the highest level available in Louisiana; a
14-bed Level I Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, the highest level available; a 12-bed Pediatric CVICU, the only unit of its kind in the Gulf South and a ​33-bed Pediatric Acute Care unit. It has been ranked among the Best Children’s Hospitals in the country and is also considered the leading health system in the Gulf South with national recognition for clinical quality and patient safety. The Ochsner Medical Center offers a level of pediatric care unmatched in Louisiana offering more than 30 pediatric specialties and subspecialties, such as pediatric gastroenterology, pediatric hematology and oncology, pediatric cardiology, pediatric pulmonology and more.

Dr. Myriam Ortiz De-Jesus earned a Doctor of Medicine degree with academic honors from Ponce Health Sciences University School of Medicine in Ponce, Puerto Rico in 1992. The Ponce Health Sciences University, formerly Ponce School of Medicine & Health Sciences, is a private, for-profit university located in the city of Ponce in Puerto Rico. She then completed an internship and residency in General Pediatrics at Tulane University Medical Center in New Orleans, LA. She specializes in promoting breast feeding to new mothers.

Dr. Ortiz De Jesus is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, an organization of 67​,000 pediatricians committed to the optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.​

Dr. Ortiz De Jesus recently was interviewed on WAFB-TV where she spoke out about foods additives and indirect chemicals in packaging and how it impacts children. A story was also written in the Baton Rouge Proud and can be read here:

A pediatrician is medical doctor who manages the physical, behavioral, and mental care for children from birth until age 18. A pediatrician is trained to diagnose and treat a broad range of childhood illnesses, from minor health problems to serious illnesses.

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