Our Story

Pelican Urgent Care was founded in 2000 by Dr. Kumar Amaraneni, an Emergency Medicine physician with over 25 years of experience in the Emergency Department at Slidell Memorial Hospital where he also served as Medical Director. Dr. Kumar has over 40 years experience in providing healthcare to the wonderful city of Slidell, LA and neighboring communities. Since inception, Pelican has proudly served the people of Southern Louisiana and Mississippi by providing timely, quality healthcare for individuals, families, schools and businesses throughout the region. Our number one priority has always been and will always be to provide superior care in a prompt manner.

Community Partners to Better Serve You:

Pelican Urgent Care has partnered with Slidell Memorial Hospital and Ochsner Health System, one of the largest healthcare delivery systems in the South. This partnership offers many benefits for our patients including, but not limited to:

Seamless Referrals

The staff at Pelican Urgent Care can help connect you with the primary and specialty care you may need.

Access to Your Epic Medical Record

Ochsner providers will have access to your medical record, allowing for consistent and convenient care.

Access to MyChart

You can have access to a portion of your medical records, such as test results and prescription renewals via MyChart, a personalized and secure online patient portal. To register for an account, visit my.ochsner.org.

Pelican Urgent Care is committed to providing top quality healthcare to the amazing people of our community. We thank you for visiting us, and most importantly, we thank you for trusting us with your healthcare needs.