Dr. Bruce Pistorius, MD

Pediatrics •  Male • Age 66

  
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Telehealth services available

Dr. Bruce Pistorius, MD is a pediatrics specialist in Shreveport, LA and has been practicing for 41 years. He specializes in pediatrics and pediatric medicine.


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Portico Pediatrics

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(318) 215-7245
Portico Pediatrics1717 E BERT KOUNS INDUSTRIAL LOOP Shreveport, LA 71105
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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I was a patient of Dr. Pistorius as a child and a young adult. He was always nice and very encouraging. He genuinely cares about his patients and the provides the best patient care. He inspired me to be a health care professional. He is a gem.
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Mwanaisha Woods in LA – Nov 15, 2018
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Words cannot express the sincere gratitude and respect I have for Dr. Pistorius and his staff. My child has a complex condition and from day one he fought for him, advocated for him, and supported my family in every way in caring for my son. With the help of God, my son has overcome many hurdles through working with Dr. Pistorius and his staff. They listen, they respond, they care and perform the tasks as if it is second nature. That's what you call genuine care that leads to healing!
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Stephanie Bell in Shreveport , LA – Oct 02, 2018
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Very pleased. Never had any complaints and he always solved our problems.
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Shreveport, LA – Mar 25, 2017
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Dr. Pistorious has been our pediatrician for 22 years. He listens to my concerns and does whatever is necessary to help. He interacts very well with my children. No complaints at all.
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Shreveport, LA – Sep 22, 2016
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Dr. Pistorius accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Choice Plus POS II
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Advantage
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Gilsbar 360
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
HealthPlus
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medicaid
Medicare
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
NovaSys Health
PPO Plus
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Dr. Pistorius' conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acne
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anxiety
  • Asthma
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchospasm
  • Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
  • Burn Injuries
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Cellulitis
  • Common Cold
  • Constipation
  • Cough
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Dermatitis
  • Diarrhea
  • Ear Ache
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enteritis
  • Fever
  • Fungal Infections
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Headache
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hives
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Hypertension
  • Immunization Administration
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Itchy Skin
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Lice
  • Limb Pain
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Migraine
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Newborn Jaundice
  • Nosebleed
  • Obesity
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pediatric Obesity
  • Pediatric Overweight
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pneumonia
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Ringworm
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Strep Throat
  • Sunburn
  • Swine Flu
  • Throat Pain
  • Tonsillitis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Infection
  • Wellness Examination

About Me

Care Philosophy

I believe that health is more than freedom from illness. It is, rather, an integration of the mind, body and spirit so that all areas of the human person are in harmony. It is my privilege to be able to help parents raise their children in health&mda...

Specialties

  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Medicine

Education

LSUHSC Shreveport School of Medicine
Residency Hospital
U Hosp
Internship Hospital
1979
Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport
Medical School

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WK Pierremont Health Center

Shreveport, LA