Dr. Brian Despinasse II, MD

Dr. Brian Despinasse II, MD

Pediatrics  ·  
Male  ·  
50 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Brian Despinasse II, MD is a pediatrics specialist in Baton Rouge, LA and has been practicing for 23 years. He specializes in pediatrics.Read his story

Children's International Medical Group

710 Colonial Dr

Baton Rouge, LA 70806
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Net

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Dr. Despinasse II's Experience

Dr. Despinasse II's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pediatrics
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Despinasse II's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Despinasse II "Brian P. Despinasse, II, M.D. is a Louisiana native specializing in General and Adolescent Pediatrics. He believes in a holistic approach to treating patients and families, encompassing spiritual, academic, social, developmental, and medical concerns. A committed educator and lifetime learner, Dr. Despinasse has made his goal as a pediatrician and the goal of his practice to nurture our children, in Baton Rouge and around the world, through individualized health care for each child. Dr. Despinasse graduated from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge with a Bachelor's Degree in Microbiology. He then went on to study medicine at Meharry Medical College in Tennessee. From there he returned to Louisiana to complete his residency in pediatrics at LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans. After completing his residency Dr. Despinasse accepted an Assistant Professorship from the Department of Pediatrics LSUHSC in New Orleans to teach medical students and residents while affiliated with Earl K. Long Hospital. He founded Fertile Crescent Pediatrics, LLC A proud New Orleans native, Dr. Despinasse and his family have resided in the Baton Rouge area for the past sixteen years. His passion for helping children drives him to participate in medical mission work in Central and South America. As a father, coach, and mentor, Dr. Despinasse believes the best way to make an impact on the health of our children is to become actively involved in their lives."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Despinasse II "We are committed to making a difference in your child's life by offering exceptional patient care in a nurturing and professional environment to our patients, parents, and the communities we serve."

1  Specialties

  • Pediatrics

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Despinasse II does not have any board certifications listed.

47  Conditions Treated


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17  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Breath Testing
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Circumcision, Infant
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Liver Function Test
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Sickle Cell Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • LSU Baton Rouge
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Meharry Medical College School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • LSU Health Sciences Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Chldrn's Hosp of New Orleans
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Despinasse II has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Despinasse II has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Despinasse II's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Despinasse II to family and friends
21 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Despinasse II's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

We absolutely love Dr. Despinasse. He's knowledgeable, caring, and nice. He's attentive and doesnt dismiss parents concerns as most other pediatricians might. We are very sad to have to change doctors because of him being out of our network.
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