Dr. Michael Coogan

Pediatrics
Baton Rouge, LA
48 years experience

Locations

Office

Baton Rouge, LA

Address

541 Shadows Lane, Suite C, Baton Rouge, LA
Directions

About

Bio

Michael J. Coogan, M.D., FAAP attained a Bachelor of Science degree at the University of New Orleans and earned his M.D. degree at Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans. He completed his residency in pediatrics on the LSU Service at Charity Hospital, New Orleans, where he was co-chief resident. Dr. Coogan has been in private practice since 1976 and has served as the Chief of Pediatrics for Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center. He is a past president of the Baton Rouge Pediatric Society. Dr. Coogan has served as Board Chair of the Woman’s Hospital Foundation. He currently serves on Governor Jindal's Children’s Cabinet Advisory Board. His peers have consistently voted him one of the Best Doctors in America® since 1996. Dr. Coogan is a diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and is a member of their Sections on Infectious Diseases and Hospital Medicine.

Specialties
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Pediatrics

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

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68 Agrees
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Dr. Michael Coogan
48 years experience Pediatrics
It's a mistake: Any sugar-containing liquid in the bottle may do two bad things: increase the risk of tooth decay and increase the risk of lifetime obesity. I suggest ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Coogan
48 years experience Pediatrics
His doctor can help: His pediatrician is uniquely qualified to help your disabled child get the best educational bang-for-the-buck intellectually, emotionally, physically ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Coogan
48 years experience Pediatrics
Back to sleep ...: ... In his crib, without blankets, pillows, stuffed animals or bumper pads. These unneeded extras might cover his face and make it difficult for him t ... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Coogan is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Coogan is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, LA
Graduated 1973MD

Awards

Best Doctors in America since 1996
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