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145 Lapalco #B

Gretna, LA  70056

p: 504.363.4711

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3502 Tulane Ave.

New Orleans, LA 70119

p: 504.363.4711

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New Patients Welcome


Same Day Appointments


Saturday Hours Available


We gladly accept People's Health, Medicaid, Medicare and most private insurance plans.





Christy L. Valentine, MD


Dr. Valentine founded Valentine Medical Center as an extension of her dedication to providing quality family healthcare and urgent care to residents of greater New Orleans in a compassionate and professional environment. Her commitment to prioritizing the health, well-being, and comfort of her patients is always expressed.


A New Orleans native, Dr. Valentine attended Ursuline Academy for her pre-collegiate work and Xavier University for her undergraduate studies. She received her medical degree from the Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans in 2000, and she completed her residency at Tulane University in 2004.


During her residency, Dr. Valentine specialized in Pediatrics and Internal Medicine. (Internal Medicine is the nonsurgical treatment and diagnosis of diseases in adults.) This combination of emphasis areas uniquely qualifies her to provide quality medical care for your entire family.




Kenya D. Knox-Lewis, APRN FNP-C


Kenya is a Family Nurse Practitioner certified by the American Academy Nurse Practitioners, and licensed by the State of Louisiana to provide family-centered healthcare to patients of all ages.


She began her career in 1994 after obtaining her Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from Our Lady of

Holy Cross College in New Orleans. After working several years as a Labor and Delivery Nurse, she received her Masters of Nursing Science degree from the University of Phoenix with a focus in Health Care Administration where she was inducted into the nursing honor society, Sigma Theta Tau. She worked as a nursing supervisor in the Maternal Child arena, as well as in the med-surgical nursing arena for over sixteen years. She later obtained her Masters of Nursing Family Nurse Practitioner Degree in 2012 from Louisiana State University.


Kenya is a native of the Westbank of New Orleans and is married with one son. She is also a member of Delta Sigma Theta, Inc. Sorority as well as the Louisiana Nurse Practitioner Association, AWOHNN, and Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society.


When not providing care and education to her patients, Kenya enjoys traveling and spending quality time with her family and friends as well as worshipping at her church, Household of Faith Worship Church International