Dr. Heath Bettencourtt, MD

Dr. Heath Bettencourtt, MD

Pediatrics  ·  
Male  ·  
46 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Heath Bettencourtt, MD is a pediatrics specialist in Gretna, LA. He specializes in pediatrics.Read his story

Children's International Medical Group

120 Ochsner Blvd Ste 470

Gretna, LA 70056
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Direct Care America/Primary Health Services (DCA/PHS)
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid of Louisiana
  • National Provider Network
  • PPO Plus

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Dr. Bettencourtt's Experience

Dr. Bettencourtt'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
  • Board certified in Pediatrics
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Bettencourtt's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bettencourtt "Dr. Heath Bettencourtt is a native of the West Bank of New Orleans, Louisiana. He attended the University of New Orleans, where he graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Biology, and a minor in Chemistry. From there he attended the Medical School at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, where he graduated in 1996. He went on to complete his residency at both Children's Hospital and university Hospital in New Orleans from 1996-1999. He also served as Chief Resident of Pediatrics at University Hospital from 1999-2000. Dr. Bettencourtt worked in private practice for 16 years before joining Children's International in August 2016. Dr. Bettencourtt has lived in Terrytown, La for the past 20 years, and enjoys spending time with family, friends, and his Miniature Dachshund, Fox. He also enjoys the food and dining at many of the great restaurants throughout the city of New Orleans."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bettencourtt "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

1  Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

77  Conditions Treated


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4  Procedures

  • Hearing Screening
  • Immunization
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Wellness Examination

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.


  • Louisiana State University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Children's Hospital and Medical Center of New Orleans
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bettencourtt has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bettencourtt's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bettencourtt to family and friends
11 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

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Dr. Bettencourtt'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 (9)

Dr. B is easy-going and puts childre at ease. He is thorough, knowledgeable, and on top of current medical innovations. He is patient and has filled out numerous special education forms for my son annually for over 10 years. I highly recommend him to anyone looking for a pediatrician.
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Easy to schedule appointments and the staff are very friendly! They take care of both our children.
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Love this office and staff. He is very personable and easy to talk to. You are never rushed and are always given adequate time with the doctor.
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Would love to continue on with Dr. Bettencourtt, but calling the office to schedule an appointment is very inconvenient. Everytime I call, it goes to the machine and I always leave message with my phone number, but noone ever calls back. It gets very annoying. I'm currently on the fence of...more
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Took forever!!!
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