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More than Just
a Dermatologist

Offering a Holistic Approach to Skin Health and Beauty


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Led by board-certified dermatologist Dr. Patricia K. Farris, Old Metairie Dermatology offers the latest in general and cosmetic dermatology for patients experiencing a wide variety of skin conditions that affect both health and appearance. In addition, our focus on integrative medicine means that our treatments utilize a full-person approach to dermatologic care. We provide the latest non-invasive anti-aging treatments and are known for our skillful yet subtle injection techniques, as well as our full array of laser treatments for facial rejuvenation. In addition, the use of natural skincare treatments, supplements, nutraceuticals, and more means that every patient experiences a holistic approach to dermatology at our Old Metairie office.

As board-certified dermatologists, we treat adults and children for a variety of dermatologic problems. This means that whatever you are experiencing, our dermatology team can provide answers to your questions and the specific treatment for your individual condition. In addition to advanced treatments, our focus is on providing a comprehensive workup that may include a skin biopsy, allergy patch testing or blood work to confirm your diagnosis. Get in touch with us today by calling 504.836.2050 to schedule an appointment and receive the integrative dermatology treatment you deserve.


Our Doctors


Dr. Patricia K. Farris is an experienced board-certified dermatologist who is nationally recognized for her expertise in anti-aging therapies. She is an experienced cosmetic injector who is sought after by those who desire a more natural look. Dr. Farris is an authority on cosmeceuticals and topical skin care and serves as a consultant to major international cosmetic companies. She is well known for her work in the emerging field of nutricosmetics, which integrates nutrition and nutritional supplements into dermatologic care for improving appearance. Her bestselling book The Sugar Detox explores the relationship between nutrition, health, and aging. Dr. Farris is a recognized leader in her field and an advocate for her specialty. She was honored to be elected to the Board of Directors for the American Academy of Dermatology and will serve a four-year term starting in 2017.


Dr. Mamina Turegano is a triple board-certified dermatologist, internist, and dermatopathologist. She has a special interest on how diet, lifestyle, and environmental factors impact health. With training in both internal medicine and dermatology, Dr. Turegano provides patients with complex medical dermatologic care for improved appearance and total wellness.


Our Services

At Old Metairie Dermatology, we provide effective treatment plans for both serious skin conditions and anti-aging regimens. Our general dermatology procedures target conditions including acne, eczema, melasma, psoriasis, skin cancer, and more through the most advanced and most effective dermatology treatments available today. For those looking to prevent or fight the signs of aging, our use of cosmeceuticals, nutritional planning, supplements, and total health skincare combined with procedures such as neuromodulators, laser rejuvenation, and skin resurfacing for the most effective treatment possible.

In all instances, our holistic focus in dermatology means that a person’s complete health needs will be taken into consideration at all stages of treatment. This integrated, full-person approach to dermatology means that Dr. Farris and Dr. Turegano are more than dermatologists and the treatments that patients receive are far more than what can be found at other dermatology practices. LEARN MORE >