Dr. "Jerry" Fortino's Children's Clinic is now
Daughters of Charity Pediatrics - Gretna
Daughters of Charity Health Centers in collaboration with Children's Hospital has assumed the management of Dr. James M. Fortino's Children's Clinic at 1301 Whitney Avenue in Gretna. Dr. "Jerry" has been providing pediatric clinic services at his Westbank location since 1974 and will continue to see patients at the new Daughters of Charity Pediatric Clinic - Gretna. Dr. Brent Nick recently joined Daughters of Charity Health Centers and will also see patients at the new Gretna location. Read More
Children’s Hospital and Daughters of Charity
Collaborate in Pediatric Services
In November 2014, Children's Hospital and Daughters of Charity Health Centers (DCHC) signed a collaborative agreement to work together to expand primary pediatric healthcare in the New Orleans area. Children's Hospital’s Kids First locations located Uptown on Prytania Street, in New Orleans East, and in Kenner have recently transitioned to Daughters of Charity Pediatric Clinics. In addition, the Kids First Mid-City clinic has relocated to the Daughters of Charity Health Center at 3201 South Carrollton Ave.
Daughters of Charity Opens Gentilly Health Center
Daughters of Charity Health Centers opened the doors to its newest location in Gentilly recently. This new facility, located at 100 Warrington Drive on the campus of Dillard University, will increase access to health resources for Gentilly residents, offering a full-service primary and preventive care practice, including women’s health (OB/GYN and prenatal services), primary care for children, adults and seniors, behavioral health services and more health resources under one roof.
Daughters of Charity Health Center at Gentilly is open to all members of the community Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. The health care facility accepts most private insurances, Medicaid, Medicare, and GNOCHC. A sliding fee scale also is available, as well as low-cost medications through a pharmacy assistance program for those who qualify.