Collins Pediatrics was founded by in 2005 by Dr. Keith Collins. What began with one doctor, one nurse and one staff member on Metairie Road has now expanded to add a second office in Lakeview. The practice now boasts four doctors, one doctor of nurse partitioning, ten Registered Nurses, one Medical Assistant, and a large support staff of experienced professionals who attend competently, with polite efficiency, to all of our patient’s needs. Collins Pediatrics strives to provide the highest level of personal and professional care to our patients and their families.
Dr. Heather Porche grew up in Jefferson Parish, attended Archbishop Chapelle High School, and graduated valedictorian in 1997. She graduated from Tulane University in 2000 and received her medical degree from LSUHSC-Shreveport in 2004. She completed her Pediatric Residency at LSUHSC-New Orleans in 2007. Dr. Porche began her career with Collins Pediatrics in August 2007. Prior to his passing, Dr. Keith Collins personally chose Dr. Porche to continue his legacy. She acquired the practice in January 2016. She has three daughters, Raegan, Makinley and Kennedy.