Dr. Lawrence Desjarlais, MD

Dr. Lawrence Desjarlais, MD

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Dermatology  |  
Male  |  
56 y/o
(328)

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Dr. Desjarlais began his educational experience graduating from the University of Michigan Honors College with a BS degree in Biochemistry in 1984. After 3 years of research in the UM Department of Dermatology he then attended Loyola Stritch School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois. He graduated medical school in 1991 and returned to the UM to complete a residency in Dermatology. Upon completion of his residency, he earned his board certification as a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology (FAAD). Dr. Desjarlais began his practice in 1994 in Adrian, Michigan. He is committed to career long learning and teaching. He performed his first laser treatment here in 1996. He has been evaluating and adopting new technologies and techniques since then. He is a member of speaker boards for various pharmaceutical companies and participates in clinical research studies, as well as provides necessary feedback to these companies from clinical trials. Dr. Desjarlais regularly presents information to other area physicians for continuing education in dermatological issues and patient care. He frequently consults with local physicians for optimal patient care in numerous settings in the area. Dr. Desjarlais provides training opportunities and acts as a training center for several laser companies, including Alma and Sciton lasers. He also is a speaker for these companies, sharing his knowledge and techniques with other offices and spas around the country. Dr. Desjarlais continually serves as a faculty member of Flower Hospital Family Practice Residency Program. He received their teacher of the year honors twice as voted by the resident physicians who trained with him. He has been a member of the Lenawee County Medical Society since 1995, and has served as president for the past 12 years. Dr. Desjarlais also participates in annual events sponsored by the American Cancer Society as well as sponsoring various community events. Dr. Desjarlais maintains a busy general dermatology practice as well as a technologically advanced cosmetic practice. He can address your skin care needs, from general skin care to the most advanced laser treatments available. His Adrian and Ann Arbor offices offer the most professional, knowledgeable and skilled staff. Dr. Desjarlais and our professional staff are regularly expanding their knowledge of cosmetic and medical procedures. Let us help you with all of your skin care needs.

LAWRENCE J. DESJARLAIS, M.D., P.C

2000 Curtis Rd

Adrian, MI 49221
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • Novitas Solutions, Inc.
  • Paramount
  • Priority Health
  • Simply Healthcare
  • Sunshine Health
  • Zurich

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Care Philosophy

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Dr. Desjarlais' Experience

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  • Specializes in Dermatology
  • Board certified in Dermatology
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Anti-Aging Medicine
  • Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Dermatologic Surgery
  • Occupational Skin Diseases
  • Pediatric Dermatology
  • Procedural Dermatology
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Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acne
  • Acne Keloid
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Adult Acne
  • Age Spots
  • Aging Face
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Atypical Mole
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bacterial Infections
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Boil
  • Cancer
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Canker Sore
  • Cellulitis
  • Chemical Burn
  • Cold Sore
  • Condyloma
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Cyst
  • Dandruff
  • Dermal Melanoma
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatofibroma
  • Dermoid Cyst
  • Discoid Lupus
  • Dry Skin
  • Erythema Multiforme
  • Excessive Sweating
  • External Ear Disorders
  • Eyelid Eczema
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Granuloma of Skin
  • Hair Conditions
  • Hair Loss
  • Hand Eczema
  • Hemangioma
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hives
  • Human Parvovirus B19 Infection
  • Impetigo
  • Insect Bites and Stings
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Keloid Scar
  • Keratosis
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Lesion
  • Lice
  • Lichen Planus
  • Lichen Simplex Chronicus
  • Lipomas
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Lyme Disease
  • Measles
  • Melanoma
  • Mole
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Molluscum Contagiosum Infection
  • Nail Diseases
  • Nail Psoriasis
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Oral Mucous Membrane Disease
  • Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Pemphigoid
  • Photosensitivity
  • Pigmentation Disorders
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Pruritus
  • Psoriasis
  • Ringworm
  • Ringworm of the Beard
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Scars
  • Scleroderma
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shingles
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Allergy
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Diseases
  • Skin Disorders
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Laxity
  • Skin Ulcer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stretch Marks
  • Sweaty Palms
  • Thinning of Skin
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Toxic Shock Syndrome
  • Ulcer
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitiligo
  • Warts
  • Xerosis

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Scar Removal
  • Acne Surgery
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Aged or Sun-Damaged Skin Treatment
  • Biopsy of Affected Tissue
  • Chemical Peel
  • Cosmetic Laser Surgery
  • Cosmetic Neck Surgery
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Cryosurgery
  • Cryosurgery for Skin Lesions
  • Cryotherapy for Warts
  • Cyst Aspiration
  • Dermabrasion
  • Dermabrasion and Dermaplaning
  • Dermal Filler
  • Dermatology Procedure
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Dysport Injection
  • Electrocautery
  • Electrocoagulation
  • Electrosurgery
  • Excision
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Excision of Lipoma
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Soft Tissue Lesion
  • Excisional Biopsy
  • Facial Contour Alteration
  • Facial Peel
  • Facial Rejuvenation
  • Fractional Ablative Laser Treatment
  • Fractional Non-Ablative Laser Treatment
  • Glycolic Acid Skin Care Treatment
  • Hair Removal
  • In-Office Skin Procedure
  • Intense Pulse Light
  • LED Light Treatment for Acne
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Laser Office Procedure
  • Laser Skin Resurfacing
  • Laser Spider Vein Treatment
  • Laser Surgery
  • Laser Surgery for Skin Conditions
  • Laser Tattoo Removal
  • Laser Treatment of Varicose Veins
  • Melanoma Removal
  • Mesotherapy
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Mole Evaluation
  • Mole Removal
  • Nail Care
  • Narrow Band UVB Light for Psoriasis
  • Non-Ablative Laser Skin Rejuvenation
  • Photodynamic Therapy (PDT)
  • Photorejuvenation
  • Phototherapy
  • Pulsed Dye Laser Treatment
  • Q-Switched Nd:YAG Laser Treatment
  • Repair of Pigmentation Defect
  • Scar Revision Surgery
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Lesion Biopsy
  • Skin Procedures
  • Skin Resurfacing
  • Skin Screenings
  • Skin Surgery
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Tattoo Removal
  • Varicose Vein Surgery
  • Wart Removal
  • Wart Treatment
  • Wrinkle Reduction by Injection

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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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Education

  • LOYOLA UNIV OF CHICAGO STRITCH SCH OF MED
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Loyola University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • University of Michigan Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Desjarlais' Reviews

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Dr. Desjarlais' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
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  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
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  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Desjarlais accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
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  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
    Medicare
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Humana
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • Novitas Solutions, Inc.
    Medicare
  • Paramount
  • Priority Health
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  • Simply Healthcare
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  • Sunshine Health
    Medicare
  • Zurich
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Hospitals where Dr. Desjarlais has admitting privileges

Promedica Bixby Hospital
818 Riverside Ave
Adrian, MI 49221
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