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. She is a general pediatrician with special interests in allergies and asthma.

Dr. Templet Yerger graduated from LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans in 1996. She then went on to complete her pediatric residency at Children's Hospital in New Orleans in 1999. Dr. Templet Yerger is Board Certified with the American Academy of Pediatrics and remains current in all areas of Maintenance of Certification. She has privileges at both Lakeview Hospital and St. Tammany Parish Hospital.

Originally from Thibodaux, LA, Dr. Templet Yerger has made the Northshore her home for the last fifteen years. Her interests in clude a love of Cajun cooking as well as fishing and outdoor activities.

When Dr. Templet Yerger isn't seeing patients in the office, she is busy taking care of her young family and husband.