Asheville Citizen-Times, Oct. 31, 2006 Pediatric gastroenterologist Douglas C. LaGarde, M.D., has joined the medical staff of the Mission Children’s Clinic, a pediatric subspecialty program that is part of Mission Children’s Hospital. Dr. LaGarde is a graduate of Southwestern Louisiana University at Hammond and Louisiana State University at New Orleans. He is board certified in pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition, trained in endoscopy at Ochsner Clinic and fellowship trained in pediatric gastroenterology and liver disease and University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston.