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.
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