Kortney West, MD

Dr. West is a board certified pediatrician serving the greater Baton Rouge community. Dr. West was raised in Lafayette and an honors graduate of St. Thomas Moore High School. She received her undergraduate degree from LSU and medical degree from LSU School of Medicine in Shreveport, Louisiana. She completed her residency training In Dallas, TX at the University of Texas – Southwest. During her residency, Dr. West became certified to screen toddlers for Autism Spectrum Disorder in order to facilitate early diagnosis and intervention.  



  • Pediatrics

Physician Groups

  • West Pediatrics


  • English



  • Pediatrics: American Board of Pediatrics

Special Interests

Special Interests

In January of 2017, Dr. West began accepting patients at West Pediatrics, LLC, a concierge pediatric practice aimed at caring for children in a way that takes into account the modern parent’s lifestyle. Dr. West has three simple goals: (1) advanced and modern medical treatment; (2) a true doctor-patient relationship; and (3) convenience. She wants to meet you and your children, spend time with you, learn your fears and concerns, and create a medical care plan that promotes the healthiest of life styles with true convenience for your family. 

Dr. West is an active member of the Baton Rouge Junior League and serves on the Board of Directors for The Emerge Center. She loves LSU Football, can cook a gumbo worthy of her Lafayette roots and loves nothing more than to travel the world. She is married to Michael West, a Baton Rouge native and they have a daughter and a son.

As a mother of two, Dr. West understands the fears and stresses of being a parent and trying to do everything else life requires at the same time. Dr. West wants to provide medical treatment and guidance in a way that lessens that fear and stress as much as possible. She wants to know your children. Most importantly, Dr. West wants to be there for your family.