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Baton Rouge, LA (Pediatrics)

Meridian's Baton Rouge, LA (Pediatrics) location partners with Associates In Pediatric And Adolescent Medicine (APAM) to perform clinical trials to help develop better treatments for existing patients, and for people worldwide. This location performs clinical studies related to conditions that affect children and adolescents under the age of 21.

About this research site

Meridian partners with APAM to conduct pediatric and adolescent clinical trials in Baton Rouge. APAM is committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.

Clinical trials for infants and children

This location performs clinical studies for healthy infants and children, as well as clinical trials related to conditions that affect infants, children and adolescents under the age of 21, such as:

  • Acne
  • Allergies
  • Chronic diseases
  • Constipation
  • Diabetes
  • Infectious diseases
  • Viral infections

For more information about joining a clinical trial in Baton Rougecomplete the form at the bottom of this page. After you submit your information, a Meridian enrollment specialist will call you to talk about the study. There is no obligation to join — you decide if the study is right for you or your child.

Participating in a study is an important decision — we’re here to help you before, during, and after studies.

Phone: (912) 623-2240 (call center)

Phone: (225) 930-5057 (clinic)

Meridian Clinical Research
8040 Goodwood Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70806

Website: www.pediatricsbr.com

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Meridian Clinical Research - Baton Rouge, LA (Pediatrics) is located inside the APAM clinic.

Meet Your Physicians

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Lori Cook, MD

Dr. Lori Cook practices pediatric medicine and has been in private practice since 2010.

  • Board certified in Pediatrics.
  • Received her medical degree from Louisiana State University Medical School in New Orleans, LA.
  • Completed a pediatrics internship at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC.
  • Completed a pediatrics residency at the Medical University of South Carolina.
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
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Rodger "Bucky" Elofson II, MD

Dr. Elofson specializes in pediatric medicine and has been in private practice since 1988.

  • Board certified in Pediatrics.
  • Received his medical degree from Louisiana State University Medical School in New Orleans, LA.
  • Completed a pediatrics internship at Louisiana State University.
  • Completed a pediatrics residency at Louisiana State University Medical Center.
  • Completed a pediatrics residency at Earl K. Long Medical Center, in Baton Rouge, LA where he served as Chief Resident.
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Member of East Baton Rouge Parish Pediatric Society, Louisiana State Medical Society, International Society of Travel Medicine, Alpha Epsilon Delta Pre-professional Society.
Dr. Dana Fakouri

Dana Fakouri, MD

Dr. Fakouri practices pediatric medicine and has been in private practice since 1993.

  • Board Certified in Pediatrics.
  • Received her medical degree from Louisiana State University Medical School in New Orleans, LA.
  • Completed a pediatrics internship at Charity Hospital in New Orleans, LA.
  • Completed her pediatrics residency at Children's Hospital.
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Brannon Perilloux - Baton Rouge Peds

Brannon Perilloux, MD

Dr. Brannon Perilloux specializes in pediatric medicine and has been in private practice since 1998.

  • Board certified in Pediatrics.
  • Received his medical degree from Louisiana State University Medical School in New Orleans, LA .
  • Completed a pediatrics internship at Children's Hospital in New Orleans, LA.
  • Completed his residency at Louisiana State University in New Orleans, LA.
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Member of East Baton Rouge Pediatric Society.

 

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