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Our Lady of Lourdes Welcomes Pediatrics Providers

June 03, 2022

Our Lady of Lourdes and Lourdes Physician Group recently welcomed pediatrician Dr. Richard Pratt and Josh LeJeune, NP, to its growing network of providers.

Dr. Pratt and LeJeune, located at Lourdes Physician Group SOLA Pediatrics, 200 Liberty Ave., are accepting new patients. Discover more and schedule an appointment by calling (337) 470-3172 or visit

The addition of Dr. Pratt and LeJeune further expands the list of more than 130 provider-strong Lourdes Physician Group offering seamless, comprehensive care for the unique healthcare needs of Acadiana families. Other pediatric specialties available here in Lafayette include endocrinology, general surgery, neurology, neurosurgery, orthopedics and pulmonology. And, as a partner of the statewide Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Health network, they are connected to more than 300 pediatric specialists and other providers serving specialized pediatric care needs of Louisiana’s more than 1 million children.

A Board Certified pediatrician, Dr. Pratt is known for providing excellent, compassionate care to Acadiana children. He specializes in concussions, non-operative sports medicine, allergies, asthma, growth and development, ADD/ADHD, and preventative care. 

Dr. Pratt earned a medical degree from LSU Health Sciences Center School of Medicine in New Orleans before completing a pediatric internship and residency at LSU Health Sciences Center. He later completed a one-year sports medicine fellowship at Baton Rouge General Family Medicine Residency Program before joining a pediatric practice in Metairie. Dr. Pratt then joined a private practice in Acadiana before opening SOLA Pediatrics and joining the growing Lourdes Physician Group network of pediatric providers and specialists. He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, Louisiana State Medical Society, and the Acadiana Physicians Network.

Like Dr. Pratt, LeJeune provides excellent, compassionate care to Acadiana children. He specializes in allergies, asthma, growth and development, ADD/ADHD, and preventative care. 

LeJeune earned a bachelor’s and later a master’s degree in Nursing from UL Lafayette, where he completed his Family Nurse Practitioner studies. He has extensive experience in caring for pediatric and adult Intensive Care Unit patients, including additional certifications for pediatric critical care and advanced burn life support. LeJeune is a member of the American Nurses Association, American Association of Critical Care Nurses, Louisiana State Nurses Association and Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society.

About Our Lady of Lourdes Physician Group

Lourdes Physician Group includes over 100 providers in more than 20 specialties, including cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment, cardiology, family medicine, pediatrics, and surgery. Additionally, Our Lady of Lourdes Women’s & Children’s Hospital is connected to more than 300 pediatric specialists serving our region’s specialized pediatric care needs, such as emergency medicine, endocrinology, neurology, neurosurgery, orthopedics, head and neck, and general surgery. With locations throughout Acadiana, world-class primary and specialty care is available within minutes. Video visits, same-day appointments and online scheduling make receiving the care you need more convenient. Call (337) 470-GoMD (4663) to schedule an appointment and discover more.

Media Contact

Jenny Baudoin
Director, Marketing & Communications
Our Lady of Lourdes Health



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