The Practice

About Our Practice

ThePracticeLaurelwood Pediatrics is a group of board certified pediatricians, well-trained nurses and an office staff dedicated to providing the best medical care in a thoughtful and compassionate manner. We hope that as you browse through these pages, you will get to know our doctors and find useful information about us. Should any questions arise, please do not hesitate to give us a call.

Our Clinical Staff is a special group of caring nurses and medical assistants who are trained and dedicated to assist in all aspects of patient care. They are sensitive to individual needs and make it a priority to provide a comforting approach, putting each child at ease while under their care. During office hours, our clinical staff provides telephone triage, helping parents with questions and concerns regarding your child’s health and well-being.

Rivka Braverman, LPN, Lactation Consultant

Rivka has been a pediatric nurse for over 15 years and loves interacting with parents and their children.  In 2015 she became a Certified Lactation consultant. Her training and personal experience provide Rivka with the knowledge and understanding that is needed to help mothers and babies have a successful breastfeeding experience. She welcomes questions regarding any aspect of breastfeeding and is able to provide one on one assistance for new mothers.

When Rivka is not working she enjoys reading, cooking and photography.  She lives in Memphis with her husband and 5 children.

Our Administrative Staff is committed to delivering courteous and efficient services and to ensuring smooth operation of the office. Our receptionists prepare charts and obtain updated insurance information for each of your office visits. Our telephone operator routes incoming calls during business hours to appointment, referral service, and clinical staff. You are always welcome to discuss any questions regarding services or fees with our business manager.If you are looking for a pediatric home for your family, we believe that you have found it in Laurelwood Pediatrics.

If you would like to visit with one of our pediatricians to learn more about our practice, feel free to call and we will be happy to make arrangements for you.

Mission Statement

Laurelwood Pediatrics is a group of board certified pediatricians, whose mission is to provide superior and compassionate care for children and their families throughout the Mid-South.

A Little History

Laurelwood Pediatrics is a pediatric practice in the heart of Memphis, Tennessee which has been in existence since 1958. Our Mission is to provide each of “our” children with the most advanced medical care and to treat each child as a unique individual, with sensitivity to his or her stage of physical and emotional development, and with consideration for the family and surrounding environment.