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Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Dermatology


American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)
American Osteopathic Association (AOA)
American Society of Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS)
Fellow, American Osteopathic College of Dermatology (FAOCD)

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Hospital Privileges

Dr. Ladd has hospital affiliations at Brackenridge, Seton.


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    B.A., University of Texas
    Austin, TX

    Medical School:
    Des Moines University, 1999

  • Post-Medical School Training

    Tri-City Hospital
    Dallas, TX, 2000

    Northeast Regional Medical Center
    Kirksville, MO, 2004

Treatments offered at Austin Skin

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Why Does Acne Relapse After Accutane Treatment?

Do another course of accutane, this time for 6 months. You have stubborn acne, this happens. Accutane shrinks your oil glands, but doesn't... READ MORE

Is Accutane Usually Covered by Insurance?

Fortunately, in the US Accutane is covered by most major insurance companies most of the time. Be sure to read the fine print when you choose your... READ MORE

Is It True That Botox Can Help with Depression and Bipolar Disorder?

This is a fascinating question and I think the answer is we just don't know right now. That having been said I have heard from a psychiatrist friend... READ MORE

If I MUST Go into the Sun, How Long Should One Stop Using Retin-A Beforehand?

Yes, 2 weeks is plenty. Sounds like you have a pretty good sun protection strategy. Enjoy your trip! READ MORE

Botox or Fillers on Someone Considered High-risk for Breast Cancer?

Botox and fillers are fine to use regardless of your risk of breast cancer. My advice is to try Botox first, wait 2 weeks, then return for any Botox... READ MORE

Will Acne Return if I Stop Taking Accutane?

In my experience only time will tell if your acne will return. Certainly your oil production will return, which is normal. Even if your acne does... READ MORE

Is Accutane Making my Rosacea Worse?

Accutane commonly makes things worse before they get better, so don't worry. I would advise taking 400 IU vitamin E twice a day and strict sun... READ MORE

Desperately Want Unusual Mole on my Right Cheek Removed/Explained?

Dear 33018anon in UK, it is great that you have seen the dermatologist, as these doctors are the best at evaluating moles. I will tell you that when... READ MORE

How Long After Radiesse is Injected in Marionette Lines Should I Expect to See Results?

Radiesse is a filler that works to add volume deep below your skin. Sometimes if your wrinkle is closer to the surface you might need a more... READ MORE

Will Daily Use of the Sauna Remove Radiesse Injections from my Cheeks?

Enjoy your sauna! It should have zero effect on your Radiesse. It should last about 12 months with or without the sauna. READ MORE

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