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Published Jun 06, 2023

Deirdre Hooper, MD

Dr. Deirdre Hooper is a board-certified dermatologist specializing in cosmetic, medical, and laser dermatology. She is a lifelong learner, committed to excellence, and passionate about helping her patients. Dr. Hooper is deeply interested in helping her patients understand skin health and guiding them to achieve their goals. Her vast experience, extensive training, artistic eye, and gentle touch contribute to the exceptional care she provides to her patients. She believes that how your skin looks and feels impacts how you feel, and she uses her knowledge to educate and treat every patient so that they feel confident in their skin.

Dr. Hooper is an honors graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine. She received her undergraduate degree in biology from Louisiana Tech University, where she graduated cum laude. Her postdoctoral training included Louisiana State University Department of Dermatology and a Women’s Dermatologic Society Mentorship with Dr. Pearl Grimes in Los Angeles, CA. Dr. Hooper contributed to rebuilding New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina by co-founding Audubon Dermatology with Dr. Sarah Jackson in 2006. In addition to her private practice, Dr. Hooper is an Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Dermatology at Louisiana State University and Tulane University.

A recognized and proven leader in dermatology, Dr. Hooper lectures nationally and internationally on cosmetic dermatology, sharing her knowledge, expertise, and techniques with colleagues. She serves in a leadership capacity for various distinguished dermatology, cosmetic, and laser societies, including serving on the Board of Directors for the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery and Women’s Dermatologic Society, as Past President of the Louisiana Dermatology Society and as chair and member of numerous committees. Based on her meritorious contributions to the field of Dermatology, she has been invited to join the American Dermatologic Association and the Noah Worcester Dermatological Society.

Scientific curiosity and a love for collaborating with peers led her to participate in numerous clinical studies. She is a consultant, speaker, and Advisory Board member in injectables, acne, rosacea, and skin cancer. In addition to her research contributions, Dr. Hooper is a reviewer for multiple medical journals, has published articles in peer-reviewed literature, and has authored two book chapters. Due to her acknowledged medical and cosmetic dermatology expertise, Dr. Hooper is regularly quoted in major publications and broadcasts a bi-weekly medical news segment for our local Fox 8 News station. Dr. Hooper trains residents and colleagues in cosmetic and medical dermatology nationwide.

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PRACTICE Audubon Dermatology


LOCATION Audobun Dermatology
3525 Prytania St,
New Orleans, LA 70115

Affiliated with ASDS, WDS, and ADA.

Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Dermatology at both Louisiana State University and Tulane University.

Past President of the Louisiana Dermatology Society.

WEBSITE https://audubondermatology.com

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