About Us

Your Pediatric Specialists at Pontchartrain Pediatrics

Pontchartrain Pediatrics strives to be a family-centered medical home for our patients. We provide knowledge, advice, treatment and care coordination for wellness promotion, chronic disease management, and acute illness. Our team of pediatric specialists deliver comprehensive care of the whole person and his or her family in order to promote long-term health and well-being. 

Leslie Lyons Brown, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Leslie Lyons Brown, M.D., F.A.A.P. has been a practicing Board Certified Pediatrician for 17 years since completing her residency through LSU School of Medicine.

Melanie Templet Yerger, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Dr. Melanie Templet Yerger has been a practicing pediatrician on the Northshore since 1999. She is a founding partner of Pontchartrain Pediatrics.

Patricia Severson Greene, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Patricia Severson Greene, M.D., F.A.A.P. is a board certified pediatrician who has practiced pediatrics in the Covington/Mandeville area since she finished residency in 1995.

Kelly O’Brien Londeree, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Kelly O’Brien Londeree, M.D., F.A.A.P. is a board certified pediatrician who has practiced pediatrics in the Covington/Mandeville area since 1995.

Carlos Vides, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Dr. Carlos Vides, M.D., F.A.A.P., is a board-certified pediatrician in private practice in Covington, LA since 1998. He graduated from LSU School of Medicine in 1993.

Mary Montz Gioe, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Mary Montz Gioe, M.D., F.A.A.P is a board certified pediatrician practicing in Covington, La. She has been practicing pediatrics on the Northshore since 1996. She worked for Ochsner from 1996-1999 and Children’s Hospital from 1999-2004.

Jamie Mitchell McDonald, APRN

Jamie graduated from LSU school of Nursing with a BSN in 2000. She worked the next 7 years in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Ochsner Main Campus and also traveled to work in PICU at some of the largest pediatric hospitals in the country, including Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Seattle Children’s, and Phoenix Children’s.

Jennifer Guillory, APRN

Jennifer Dorand Guillory graduated from LSU Medical Center School of Nursing with a BSN in 1995. She has worked since that time in pediatrics and pediatric intensive care, caring for sick and critically ill children.