The Skin Institute of New Orleans Dr. Richard Sherman






Dr. Richard Sherman

Dr. Richard N. Sherman M.D.

Richard N. Sherman, M.D. has been in practice since 1992, and opened his current uptown office - The Skin Institute of New Orleans in January 2006. Dr. Sherman provides general, surgical and cosmetic dermatology services for adults and children. His training at Tulane University School of Medicine/Dermatology Residency, current participation in resident education, and continued medical and surgical education provide a strong foundation for his surgical and cosmetic practice.

Originally from Clarksdale, Mississippi, Dr. Sherman graduated salutatorian in 1977 from Clarksdale High School. He attended the University of Mississippi and graduated summa cum laude and as a member of the honor society, Phi Kappa Phi, with a B.A. degree in Zoology. His doctorate of medicine is from Tulane University School of Medicine, where he graduated as a member of the medical honor society, Alpha Omega Alpha, in 1988. His internship and residency in dermatology were completed at Tulane and Charity Hospital in 1992. Dr. Sherman served as Chief Dermatology resident from 1991-1992. Dr. Sherman was an Assistant Professor of Dermatology at Tulane and Director of the HIV Dermatology Clinic at the Louisiana Health Care Authority Medical Center of New Orleans from 1993-1995. He served as Department Head/Dermatology Division at Oschner Hospital of Baton Rouge from 1995-1997. Dr. Sherman remains an active member of the Tulane Department of Dermatology's clinical faculty, as a Clinical Associate Professor.

Since 1992, Dr. Sherman has been a board certified fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. He is an active member of the Louisiana Dermatological Society and supporter of the Dermatology Foundation.

Dr. Sherman's expertise and publications in the use and treatment with cosmetic fillers and procedures, such as volume restoration for the aging face, have earned him a national reputation as a speaker and trainer on cosmetic injectibles. Dr. Sherman's practice also includes Skin Savvy, Inc., for the treatment and education of patients interested in healthy skin care.

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