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Welcome to Chatters Pediatrics, Your Pediatrician in Lake Charles, LA

Welcome to Chatters Pediatrics, where Lake Charles children come first, and where our pediatrician and patients work together to provide exceptional medical care for kids in the area. We pride ourselves on providing compassionate, comprehensive services to children from birth through adolescence, and we're glad you've chosen us as your child's medical home.


Please take a few moments to read through our website to get a better feel for Chatters Pediatrics's capabilities and services including treatment for ADHD, asthma, anxiety, strep throatcommon colds, epilepsy, diabetes, depression, childhood obesity and sickle cell anemia. Our website provides you with the important background information about our pediatrician, staff, office hours, financing policies, appointment procedures, maps, and directions to our office and other useful information.

We know how hectic life can be and are committed to making our practice convenient and accessible for your family. We want you to feel confident that when you choose us  as your child's primary physician, you're working with professionals who are qualified, experienced and caring. We do this by equipping you with the support and resources you need to make the most educated decisions about your child's health.

We want to thank you for choosing Chatter's Pediatrics your child's medical care and welcome you to our practice. We can assure you that you'll feel confident in our ability to meet and exceed all of your expectations. Please call our office if you have any questions or to schedule an appointment.



  • "We love Dr. Chatters and her staff! She has been my baby’s doctor since he was still in my belly, and now he’s a big, strong soon-to-be 16 year old. She takes her time and listens. We never feel rushed. She is extremely knowledgeable and her staff always finds a spot to fit you in quickly if an emergency arises. I hope she will still be in practice to treat my future grandchildren! ❤️ -Aimee Glatt (and Ashton) 😘"
    Aimee Glatt
  • "Dr. Chatters is as attentive and skilled as it gets. She listens closely to the parent’s concerns and pays attention to the details of the complaint of the child. She is warm and caring. Her staff is great!"
    Tricia Bruns
  • "She cares for her patients and gives them the best quality care!!!"
    Javonna Drake
  • "I love Dr. Chatters, she has been the pediatrician for both of my children. They absolutely love her!"
    Chamane First
  • "I have been bringing my kids to Dr. Chatters for years and she is awesome."
    Lori Noble-Patterson
  • "Great atmosphere and great people my kids love them and Beth going since babies"
    Sherri Brown
  • "Great person with an awesome staff"
    Tina Dunaway
  • "She is hands down the best pediatrician in Lake Charles. we absolutely love her. She truly cares for your child and doesn't just throw meds at them!"

Meet Our Doctor

  • Dr. Rachel Chatters is a Board-Certified Pediatrician, with more than 20 years of experience, specializing in pediatrics and adolescent medicine.  As a leader in her field, she is concerned with the physical, emotional, and social health of children from birth to young adulthood. The care she provides at Chatters Pediatrics encompasses a broad spectrum of health services, ranging from preventative healthcare to the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic diseases.

    Dr. Chatters is a graduate of the University of Alabama Birmingham School of Medicine. After completing her pediatric internship and residency at Children’s Hospital of New Orleans in affiliation with LSUHSC New Orleans in 1999, she began practicing pediatrics in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Dr. Chatters continuously strives to improve the health of the children she serves.  She has shown her leadership by serving as a Preceptor for William Carey University Osteopathic School of Medicine, as the President, and as a board member of the Family and Youth Counseling for many years. She has also served in other roles throughout her years in practice, such as Pediatric Section Chief and Medical Staff President at Christus Ochsner Lake Area Hospital, and as the President of the Louisiana Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics.  As a single practice physician, she started Chatters Pediatrics in 2003, where she has won the Patients Choice Award for several years and the Compassionate Doctor Recognition award.  Dr. Chatters and her husband, Benard have raised their four daughters and one son in the Lake Charles area and are currently enjoying their first granddaughter.

    As a board-certified pediatrician, Dr. Chatters is a member of the Medical Staff with privileges to attend to newborns and admit children and infants past the newborn period at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital- Gautier Campus and Christus Ochsner Lake Area Hospital (formerly known as Women’s and Children’s Hospital). She is also affiliated with Lake Charles Memorial Hospital-Main Campus and Christus Ochsner St. Patrick Hospital in Lake Charles, Louisiana. 

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