Taking Care of Children is All We Do!

Our board-certified Surgeons are more than excellent - they truly care about the well being of your child.

Louisiana's Largest Pediatric Surgery Group

At the Pediatric Surgery Center you're not just a number - you are a valued person with essential needs.

Love and Care

We are devoted to the children, their health and their well being.

Instilling Confidence as We Care for Your Loved Ones

Pediatric Surgery of Louisiana specializes in offering a wide range of individualized surgical procedures tailored to pediatric patients. We offer not only basic services but also highly complex procedures using the latest in technical advances including robotics. Our surgeons are well trained for the exacting degrees of proficiency required for these endeavors and we are proud to provide exemplary care from diagnosis through treatment and follow up.

Our Scope of Service includes:

  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery 
  • Surgical Oncology
  • Umbilical and Inguinal Hernia Repair
  • Surgery of the External Genitalia 
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Colorectal Surgery and Care of Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Anorectal Surgery 
  • Correction of Chest Wall Deformities (Pectus Excavatum and Carinatum)
  • Surgery of the Gallbladder, Bile Ducts, and Liver
  • EXIT (ex utero intrapartum treatment) Procedures
  • Advanced Minimally Invasive Techniques, including laparoscopic, thoracoscopic and robotic.
  • Trauma, Burns and Acute Care Surgery
  • Endocrine Surgery

Pediatric Surgery of Louisiana is located in Baton Rouge and we serve the greater South Louisiana area. All of our surgeons are on faculty for LSU Health School of Medicine, and we are proud to be teachers and trainers of the future surgeons of our state and region.

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Meet Our Team

James Robert Upp, Jr.

James Robert Upp, Jr.

Faith Hansbrough

Faith Hansbrough

John B. Lopoo, Jr.

John B. Lopoo, Jr.

James Hunter (Jim) Wood

James Hunter (Jim) Wood


Contact Us

Make Appointment!

Our friendly and knowledgeable staff is ready to work with you now to set up an appointment and review your situation so that we can begin to care for your cherished children right away. Please call us today at (225) 769-2295 or use the form at left to reach us online.