Baton Rouge Dermatologic Surgeon
7414 Picardy Ave, Suite C
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808 US
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Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Dermatology

Memberships

American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)
American Society of Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS)
Fellow, American Academy of Dermatology (FAAD)

Consultation Fee

$95, may be applied toward same day injectables

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Prather has hospital affiliations at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center; The Baton Rouge General; Woman's Hospital of Baton Rouge; Earl K. Long Medical Center; Medical Center of Louisiana.

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BS in Microbiology, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, 1998
    Medical: MD, Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, 2003
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Internship: Internal Medicine, Louisiana State University School of Medicine, Charity Hospital New Orleans, LA
    Residency: Dermatology, Louisiana State University School of Medicine, Charity & VA Clinics New Orleans & Baton Rouge, LA
    Fellowship: Mohs Micrographic Surgery & Procedural (Aesthetic) Dermatology, Dermatology Associates Birmingham, AL

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Is It Possible/beneficial to Use Botox for Neck Wrinkles?

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Tanning After Retin-A

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Accutane and Hair Loss

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TCA and Jessner Peel for Better Results?

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Is Restylane an Outdated Product?

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Is Sculptra Safe?

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Microdermabrasion for Scar Removal?

Unfortunately, microdermabrasion does not help scarring. It is too light of a treatment, and really only helps the skin feel smoother by removing the... READ MORE

How Much Does Mohs Surgery Cost?

The cost for Mohs surgery varies by location on the body, geographical area, and surgeon. But the larger determinants are: 1. How many layers will it... READ MORE

Will Retin-A Help Raised Scar in a Wound?

The raised area that you're now experiencing is actually perfectly normal for a scar that's 2 weeks old. Don't panic yet. During the normal process... READ MORE

Before and After Photos by Dr. Prather

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Are Botox and Fillers Becoming More Popular?

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