Dr. Lawrence Desjarlais, MD

Dr. Lawrence Desjarlais, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
Dr. Lawrence Desjarlais, MD is a dermatologist in Adrian, MI and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med in 1990 and specializes in dermatology, cosmetic dermatology, and more.Read his story

2000 Curtis Rd

Adrian, MI 49221

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Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Skin Tag Removal
very high
more than 96% of peers
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Desjarlais' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Desjarlais "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."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Desjarlais "Our mission to ensure that every patient is attended to immediately with respect and personal attention treated with compassion and provided every opportunity to see their needs in an efficient, professional environment."

8  Specialties

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

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

111  Conditions Treated

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89  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Scar Removal
  • Acne Surgery
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Aged or Sun-Damaged Skin Treatment
  • Belotero® Injection
  • Biopsy of Affected Tissue
  • Botox® Injection
  • 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
  • Juvéderm® Injection
  • Juvéderm® Ultra Plus XC Injection
  • Juvéderm® Voluma® Injection
  • 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
  • LED Light Treatment for Acne
  • Melanoma Removal
  • Mesotherapy
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Mole Evaluation
  • Mole Removal
  • Nail Care
  • Narrow Band UVB Light for Psoriasis
  • Non-Ablative Laser Skin Rejuvenation
  • Non-Cosmetic Botox® Injection
  • Photodynamic Therapy (PDT)
  • Photorejuvenation
  • Phototherapy
  • Pulsed Dye Laser Treatment
  • Q-Switched Nd:YAG Laser Treatment
  • Radiesse® Injections
  • Repair of Pigmentation Defect
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Scar Revision Surgery
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Lesion Biopsy
  • Skin Procedures
  • Skin Resurfacing
  • Skin Screenings
  • Skin Surgery
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Smartlipo Triplex® Laser Liposuction
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Tattoo Removal
  • Varicose Vein Surgery
  • Wart Removal
  • Wart Treatment
  • Wrinkle Reduction by Injection
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  • 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

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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