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Stewart T. Gordon, M.D.
FAAP, President, Louisiana Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics

Dr. Gordon is an Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Chief of Pediatrics at the LSU Health Sciences Center / Earl K. Long Medical Center in Baton Rouge, LA. He has been a practicing pediatrician there since returning home to Baton Rouge in 1994.

He is a graduate of Louisiana State University, LSU Medical School in New Orleans and completed his training in Pediatrics with LSU Medical School’s Department of Pediatrics at Charity Hospital and Children’s Hospital. Dr. Gordon is also an Adjunct Associate Professor at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center.

He is currently the President of the Louisiana Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics and Chairman of the Louisiana Obesity Council.

Dr. Gordon’s areas of interest include early brain development, child advocacy / children’s public policy, juvenile justice reform, prevention of child abuse and neglect and prevention and treatment of childhood obesity.

Current Topic


02/15 - Dollars per Barrel: Oil Prices & Louisiana

Who are the winners and losers in Louisiana from the drop in prices?

Special Presentation


Breaking Away:  A Louisiana Public Square Special Presentation

Would the breakaway City of St. George quash Baton Rouge’s school desegregation progress?

Coming Soon!


03/15 - Cancer in Louisiana

Why does Louisiana have the second highest cancer death rate in America?

Recent Topics


01/15 - Louisiana After Ferguson

Who is policing the police in Louisiana?


12/14 - Decoding Common Core (Encore Presentation)

What do Louisiana educators, parents and students think about Common Core?


11/14 - Destination: Graduation

How is Louisiana addressing its dropout problem?


10/14 - Louisiana’s Congressional Priorities

What should Louisiana’s Congressional priorities be?

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