Dr. Derek Baumbouree was born and raised in Sunset, LA. After graduating high school from the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts, he attended Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. While attending LSU he served in the Louisiana Army National Guard as a field medic. He was activated to service during Operation Desert Storm, and during activation earned the coveted Army Expert Field Medical Badge.
After completing service with National Guard, Dr. Baumbouree attended LSU Medical Center in Shreveport where he obtained his medical degree. He remained at LSUMC in Shreveport to complete his internship (1995-96) and residency (1996-98) in General Pediatrics.
Dr. Baumbouree is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics, and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. In July 1998, he returned to Lafayette and began practicing with Sibley-Bares Pediatrics. He later joined Hamilton Medical Group in March 2000, where he also served as group board member for several years. In May 2017, Dr. Baumbouree began his own private practice serving patients throughout Acadiana.
Outside of the office, Dr. Baumbouree is a member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in Broussard. He is the father of three children and two step-children. Being an avid LSU fan, he enjoys watching the Tigers play football and baseball. Dr. Baumbouree enjoys traveling with his wife.
Dr. Baumbouree takes pride in engaging with his patients and their families using an attentive but laid back style of practice. His favorite part of being a Pediatrician is getting to know the patients and families in his practice and helping them raise strong, healthy, happy children. Most of all, Dr. Baumbouree feels humbled and honored to care for each of his patients with the highest quality of health care.
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Derek Baumbouree MD, FAAP is Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and a Member of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
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Since 1998, your friends and neighbors in South Acadiana have been trusting Derek Baumbouree MD, FAAP with all their pediatric health care needs.
Visit us for annual checkups, sports physicals, FREE prenatal consultations, and more. We accept most major insurance, as well as the military's TRICARE plan.