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Justin Platzer, MD


  • Medical Dermatology
  • Surgical Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Skin Cancer
  • Mohs Surgery

About Dr. Justin Platzer

A board certified dermatologist, Dr. Justin Platzer earned his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine and completed an internship and residency at Tulane’s Department of Dermatology, where he served as chief of the Tulane Cosmetic Clinic.

Dr. Platzer received the Peterkin Award from the Louisiana Dermatology Society for the best research project during his senior year of training at Tulane. He also received a grant from the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery and performed a preceptorship with Dr. Lisa Donofrio.

As a resident of the University of Texas at Houston dermatology program, Dr. Platzer trained at one of the top cancer centers in the world – MD Anderson – and worked with some of the top medical dermatologists, including Ronald Rapini, MD; Erin Boh, MD, PhD; Elizabeth McBurney, MD; Madeline Duvic, MD; Sharon Hymes, MD; Steven Tyring, MD, PhD; and Robert Jordon, MD.

In addition, Dr. Platzer has trained under some of the top cosmetic dermatologists in New Orleans and the US, including Mary Lupo, MD; Bill Coleman, MD; Richard Sherman, MD; and Patricia Farris, MD.

Dr. Platzer performs Mohs surgery and is a fellow of the American Society of Mohs Surgery.

Education & Training:

Board Certification: American Board of Dermatology

  • Dermatology, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA
  • Dermatology, University of Texas at Houston

Internship: Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA
Medical Degree: Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA
Undergraduate Degree: Tulane University, New Orleans, LA


  • American Society of Mohs Surgery, Fellow (FASMS)
  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • American Society of Dermatologic Surgery
  • Skin Cancer Foundation
  • Dermatology Foundation

Dr. Platzer’s Practice Locations and Schedules:

Dr. Platzer Discusses Skin Cancer

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