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We hope your family and homes are doing well after the earthquake. Our Eagle River Office sustained damage and will not be open next week 12/3-12/7. Our office will be calling to re-schedule these appointments. If your child has an…

Two New Pediatricians!


Hello Puffin Community! We are excited to introduce our  new Pediatrician Dr. Adrian Furman! Dr. Furman joined our practice in September. Dr. Adrian Furman identifies as an Alaskan Native pediatrician from Bristol Bay. He was raised in his mother’s ancestral…

Have you seen our patient portal?


With the new portal you will be able to:
  • View and Request Appointments
  • Request Prescription Refills
  • View, Fax and Email Your Child’s Medical Record
  • Pay Your Bill
You can request an invitation by calling 907-562-2120 or e-mailing your request to…

Hand-Foot-and-Mouth Disease


Hand-foot-and-mouth disease is a viral infection most often seen in infants and children younger than 10 years. It is most commonly caused by coxsackievirus A16. Coxsackieviruses are one type of enterovirus. Despite the similarity in names, hand-foot-and-mouth disease is a…

Patient Centered Medical Home


LaTouche Pediatrics is proud to announce that we have been awarded the highest level of recognition as a Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) This means that we went through a review process with the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)

Introducing Amanda Dunlap, FNP


Amanda grew up in Missoula, Montana, and attended Montana State University-Bozeman to obtain her Bachelor of Science in Nursing.  Shortly after, she moved to Alaska and began working at Providence Alaska Medical Center as a registered nurse, first on the…

Sandie Frenier’s Retirement


With mixed emotions, we would like to announce the retirement of Sandra Frenier, PNP, IBCLC. Her last day will be December 28, 2017. Sandie is a wonderful pediatric provider who will be missed by many. Sandie says “Looking back on…