Meet our team at Pediatric Care Center! Please take a few moments to learn about our skilled pediatricians and our friendly, nurturing staff!

At Pediatric Care Center, we consider it both a great joy and responsibility to care for children. Most of us are parents ourselves, so we strive to be understanding and available to the families we are privileged to serve. We are honored that you have chosen us as your child's primary medical provider and are confident that you will be pleased with the quality of care and service that we can provide you and your family.

A vital part of our service to children begins with our outstanding staff who works hard to manage and maintain a professional, caring, and supportive environment for our patients in a timely manner. Our doctors are lifelong learners. Not only have they received advanced medical training in pediatrics, they continually pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest in child health care.

Your child's health is as important to us as it is to you. We look forward to providing you with the excellent medical care your child deserves.

Dr. Yolanda Gutierrez

Dr. Gutierrez graduated from Medical School from the National Autonomous University of Nicaragua and completed her Internship and Residency at the University of South Alabama Children's and Women's Hospital in Mobile, Alabama.  She has been in private practice since 1991 and holds staff privileges at Singing River Hospital in Pascagoula, Mississippi.

Professional Affiliations: Fellow of American Academy of Pediatrics, Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics,  Member in good standing of Mississippi State Medical Association and American Medical Association (AMA).

Dr. Chiazo Nnawuchi

Dr. Nnawuchi graduated medical school from the University of Port Harcourt in Nigeria. She did her Pediatric Internship and  Residency at Howard University in Washington, D.C. where she became the Chief Administrative Resident for one year. She has been with Pediatric Care Center since 2005 and also holds staff privileges at Singing River Hospital in Pascagoula, Mississippi where she was also Chairman of Pediatrics for 3 years.

Professional Affiliations: Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics, American Medical Association, Medical Southern Mississipi Association, and Singing River Medical Society.                                                                                                                       


Our nursing staff has over 40 years of combined experience in Pediatrics, which shows in the excellent care they provide to our patients. They uphold the highest ethical standards. business and Administrative staff have many years of experience in the pediatrics medical office business and can assist patients with their various inquiries about insurance, appointments, and referrals. Our goal is and has always been that we make each patient feel like family while offering the best in kind, compassionate and professional health care.