Mamina Turegano, MD, is a triple board-certified dermatologist, internist, and dermatopathologist. She graduated summa cum laude from Centenary College where she studied neuroscience and piano performance, and received her medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. She then completed a five-year double residency program in internal medicine and dermatology and served as chief resident at Georgetown University Hospital and MedStar Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C. After working in private practice dermatology in the metro D.C. area, she moved to Los Angeles to pursue a fellowship in dermatopathology at UCLA. She’s happy to return home to New Orleans.
Dr. Turegano has a special interest in evaluating how nutrition, lifestyle, sleep, and other environmental factors can play a significant role in inflammation, aging, and cancer. She enjoys incorporating holistic practices in her patients who deal with anything ranging from acne to warts. Given her background in internal medicine, she also has an interest in complex medical dermatology, including autoimmune skin diseases and psoriasis. In addition to practicing dermatology, Dr. Turegano is serving as the dermatopathologist for Old Metairie Dermatology and is a volunteer instructor at Tulane University in the department of dermatology.
Dr. Turegano has published articles in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, Pediatric Dermatology, Journal of the American Medical Association – Dermatology, and Journal of Cutaneous Pathology. She has received multiple awards for her presentations at international dermatopathology meetings and is also a recipient of the American Society of Dermatopathology Mentorship Award.
Dr. Turegano serves as Vice Chair of the South Regional Group Committee of the Women’s Dermatologic Society. She is also a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, American Society of Dermatopathology, Society for Dermatology Hospitalists, Institute for Functional Medicine, and the Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine.
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