Dr. Laurie Harrington
The private dermatology practice of Dr. Harrington was established in 1994. She is a board certificed Dermatologist and a member of the AAD (American Academy of Dermatology), the ASDS (American Society for Dermatologic Surgery), and the ASLMS (American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery), as well as numerous other professional organizations.
Dr. Harrington remains on the cutting edge of new technology and cosmetic dermatology developments through post graduate programs. Dr. Harrington has completed extensive cosmetic dermatology and medical courses at some of the country's most prestigious facilities. Her interest and expertise in the cosmetic aspects of dermatology have earned her the reputation as a leader in her field of practice.
Dr. Harrington frequently lectures to local organizations and physicians on general and cosmetic dermatology. She has also become involved in the educational aspect of dermatology at LSU Health Sciences Center. In that role she teaches residents and accompanies them on rounds at local training hospitals and during rotations through her office.
Kristen Hebert is a board-certified Physician Assistant with a focus in Dermatology. She works with Dr. Harrington to assess and treat benign and malignant disorders of the hair, skin and nails. Kristen holds a Bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences from Louisiana State University and a Master's degree in Medical Science from Our Lady of the Lake College. Kristen is a native of New Iberia, Louisiana, and currently resides in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, with her husband and two small children. She enjoys spending time with her friends and family, cooking, and dining out at restaurants. She has been in practice at our facility for over 2 years and is currently accepting new patients.
Kristen is licensed by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners and holds a national certification from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. She is an active member of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants, Louisiana Academy of Physician Assistants and the American Academy of Physician Assistants.
Dr. Justin Creel
Dr. Creel was born and raised in Central and a graduate of Central High School, where he was an All-State baseball player for the Central Wildcats. He played baseball in college at Coastal Carolina University where he carried a 4.0 GPA and served as team captain. He also earned Academic-All American honors and was the conference Academic Athlete of the Year his senior year.
Dr. Creel Attended Medical School at LSU Health-Shreveport and finished with a 4.0 GPA and salutatorian of his medical school class. He scored in the 98 percentile nationally on his board exams prior to matching in the dermatology program. Justin recently completed his dermatology residency at LSU-New Orleans and served as chief resident his final year.
Justin is married to his high school sweetheart, the former Samantha McCauley of Zachary. They are proud parents of two daughters, Lainey, (3) and Anna (2), and the family dog, Molly, a cavapoo.