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Chad Prather, M.D.
Chad Prather


7414 Picardy Ave, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA


(225) 303-9500


(225) 303-9501


Chad Prather, M.D.

Dr. Chad Prather, the only fellowship-trained dermatologist in his hometown of Baton Rouge, specializes in skin cancer treatment and aesthetic dermatology. Dr. Prather received his medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine and served as Chief Resident in the LSU Department of Dermatology.

Dr. Prather is the author of numerous scientific papers and textbook chapters on topics including: skin cancer, botulinum toxins, facial fillers, chemical peels, laser therapies and dermabrasion.

Dr. Prather’s professional credentials and affiliations include:

Board-certification by the American Board of Dermatology
Clinical Assistant Professor and Former Surgical Director in the LSU Department of Dermatology
American Academy of Dermatology, Fellow
American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Member and Past Board Member
Louisiana State Medical Society Board of Governors, Member and Past Board Member
Louisiana Dermatology Society, Past President
Dr. Prather pursued advanced fellowship training in Mohs surgery in Birmingham, Alabama at one of the most respected skin cancer and cosmetic dermatology practices in the country. Since founding Dermasurgery Center, he has performed more than 12,000 procedures.

Dr. Prather currently serves on the Skin & Soft Tissue Multidisciplinary Care Team (MDC) in Baton Rouge.


Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center
Our Lady of the Lake
Dermasurgery Center

Experience & Training

Residency: Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center (Dermatology)
Fellowship: American Academy of Dermatology (Mohs surgery)


Medical School: Louisiana State University School of Medicine


American Board of Dermatology