Brian P. Despinasse, II, M.D.

Brian P. Despinasse, II, M.D.

Brian P. Despinasse, II, M.D.
General & Adolescent Pediatrics
Location: Baton Rouge East

Brian P. Despinasse, II, M.D. is a Louisiana native specializing in General and Adolescent Pediatrics. He believes in a holistic approach to treating patients and families, encompassing spiritual, academic, social, developmental, and medical concerns. A committed educator and lifetime learner, Dr. Despinasse has made his goal as a pediatrician and the goal of his practice to nurture our children, in Baton Rouge and around the world, through individualized health care for each child.

Dr. Despinasse graduated from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge with a Bachelor’s Degree in Microbiology. He then went on to study medicine at Meharry Medical College in Tennessee. From there he returned to Louisiana to complete his residency in pediatrics at LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans. After completing his residency Dr. Despinasse accepted an Assistant Professorship from the Department of Pediatrics LSUHSC in New Orleans to teach medical students and residents while affiliated with Earl K. Long Hospital. He founded Fertile Crescent Pediatrics, LLC

A proud New Orleans native, Dr. Despinasse and his family have resided in the Baton Rouge area for the past sixteen years. His passion for helping children drives him to participate in medical mission work in Central and South America. As a father, coach, and mentor, Dr. Despinasse believes the best way to make an impact on the health of our children is to become actively involved in their lives.

Miscellaneous Facts

  • Favorite Quote: 
    • “How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.”
  • Most Inspired By: 
    • My Father and Grandfather
  • Hobbies: 
    • Traveling, Snowboarding, Golf, Track and Field-Masters Athlete (Throws), USATF Certified Coach and Official
  • Favorite Movie: 
    • The Godfather
  • Favorite Food: 
    • Empanadas and congri
  • Favorite Color: 
    • Purple
  • Favorite Cartoon: 
    • Jonny Quest

Map: Baton Rouge East