Dr. Kathryn Kerisit, MD

Dr. Kathryn Kerisit, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
37 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Kathryn Kerisit, MD is a dermatologist in New Orleans, LA and has been practicing for 5 years. She specializes in dermatology, dermatologic surgery, and more.Read her story

Ochsner Health Center - Mid City at Canal

4100 Canal St

New Orleans, LA 70119
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Fungal Infections
more than 80% of peers
Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
more than 70% of peers
Actinic Keratosis
more than 70% of peers

Dr. Kerisit's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Kerisit's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kerisit "Dr. Kerisit is a New Orleans native who graduated as valedictorian of St. Mary's Dominican High School. She went on to Tulane University where she graduated magna cum laude with a B.S. with honors in Cell and Molecular Biology. She was awarded her medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine, and at the same time completed a Masters of Public Health in Epidemiology. She completed her residency in dermatology at Tulane where she served as Chief Resident, and she remains a Clinical Assistant Professor within the Tulane Department of Dermatology. Dr. Kerisit is a board-certified dermatologist, a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, and an elected member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kerisit "Dr. Kerisit is a caring and compassionate physician who truly listens to her patients' concerns and treats each patient as though they are family. She takes the time to educate her patients on their conditions so that they can be involved in the decision-making process of their treatment plans."

3  Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Dermatologic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

34  Conditions Treated

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27  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Surgery
  • Biopsy
  • Botox® Injection
  • Cosmetic Botox® Injection
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Hyaluronic Acid Injection
  • Juvéderm® Injection
  • Juvéderm® Ultra Plus XC Injection
  • Juvéderm® Voluma® Injection
  • Melanoma Removal
  • Melanoma Screening
  • Mole Removal
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Lesion Biopsy
  • Skin Lesion Removal
  • Skin Procedures
  • Skin Surgery
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Wart Removal

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Tulane University of Louisiana
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2003
  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2009
  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kerisit has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kerisit's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kerisit to family and friends
12 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Kerisit's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Kerisit is very knowledgeable and caring. You will like her.
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I've always had problems with my skin,and I've seen several dermatologist an I must say Dr.Kerisit is the best she is very professional, listens to you an understands your concerns. This was my first visit but definitely not my last I'm going to stick with Dr.Kerisit!!
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Great physician - skilled, considerate and listens... good staff, overall a very good experience. I'm new to the area and would highly recommend her.
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Dr. Kerasit is one of, in my experience, a small group of doctors who pay attention to what the patient says. She makes sure she knows about & the patient understands why she needs to know what med they are taking. She does what doctors should do, and more.
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