Keith LeBlanc, Jr., M.D.
Dr. LeBlanc was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. Upon graduating summa cum laude from Jesuit High School, he proceeded to Charlottesville, Virginia for undergraduate studies at the University of Virginia, where he graduated with distinction with a B.A. in Human Biology/Bioethics and a minor in Spanish. He then returned to New Orleans for his undergraduate medical education at the Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. During his medical education, he was elected to the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society, the highest academic honor in medical school.
Upon completion of his undergraduate medical education, he undertook an internship in Internal Medicine at the Earl K. Long Medical Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. During the internship, he was selected “Most Outstanding Intern” and was awarded the Aesculapian Society Resident Teaching Award by the students of LSU School of Medicine. He then completed a residency in dermatology at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, where he served as Chief Resident during the final year of residency training and was also awarded the Marshall A. Guill Resident Teaching Award.
Upon completion of residency, Dr. LeBlanc continued his training at an ACGME accredited Procedural Dermatology fellowship under the mentorship of world-renowned Mohs surgeon and injector Dr. Gary Monheit at Total Skin and Beauty Dermatology in Birmingham, Alabama. During fellowship Dr. LeBlanc directly assisted or personally performed over 2000 Mohs cases, as well as gained additional training in other aspects of procedural dermatology, including neurotoxins (e.g., Botox®, Dysport®, and Xeomin®), soft tissue fillers (e.g., Juvederm®, Restylane®, Belotero®, and Sculptra Aesthetic®), chemical peeling, dermabrasion, and laser surgery.
Dr. LeBlanc has published numerous scientific articles and authored three textbook chapters, he has also had the opportunity to lecture to a broad range of audiences, from local residents to national meetings. He is board certified by the American Board of Dermatology and is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology; he is a Fellow of the American College of Mohs Surgery. Dr. LeBlanc is also a member of the American Medical Association, the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery (where he serves as Chair of the Young Dermatologic Surgeons subcommittee), the Lousiana State Medical Society, the Jefferson Parish Medical Society, and the Louisiana Dermatological Society. Dr. LeBlanc is also a Certified Member of the MD Anderson Cancer Network–he is the only Mohs surgeon in the state of Louisiana to have achieved this distinction.
As a native New Orleanian, Dr. LeBlanc is delighted to return to his hometown to open The Skin Surgery Centre, a patient-centered, state-of-the-art dermatologic surgery facility for the treatment of skin cancers by Mohs micrographic surgery. Since opening the practice in the fall of 2013, Dr. LeBlanc has personally performed nearly 3000 Mohs surgeries. The Skin Surgery Centre will also offer cosmetic services including botulinum toxin, soft tissue augmentation, dermabrasion, laser surgery, as well as various sunscreens and topical skin care products.
Dr. LeBlanc resides in Lakeview with his wife Ashley, his son Ian, and daughters Grace, Hannah, and Cate.
Elizabeth Bucher, M.D.
Dr. Elizabeth Foley Bucher is a Board Certified Dermatologist and Fellowship Trained Mohs Surgeon who was born and raised in New Orleans. She graduated Mount Carmel Academy and then attended Boston College, in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, where she completed the college pre-medical curriculum and received a Bachelor of Arts in English. She completed her undergraduate medical education at LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans in 2008.
From medical school, Dr. Bucher went on to complete an internal medicine internship and dermatology residency at the University of Massachusetts (UMass) Medical Center in Worcester, where she served as Chief Resident in her final year of training. Following residency, Dr. Bucher was selected to complete a highly sought after ACGME accredited fellowship in Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Procedural Dermatology under Dr. Mary Maloney, Chairwoman of the Department of Dermatology at UMass, past president of the American Academy of Dermatology, and Mohs surgeon for over 25 years. During this year-long, dedicated fellowship, Dr. Bucher completed over 1000 Mohs surgery procedures, including reconstructive surgery to preserve form and function with an emphasis on excellent cosmetic outcome.
Following fellowship, Dr. Bucher practiced Mohs and Dermatologic Surgery as a member of the faculty at UMass and in private practice in the Boston area. While on the faculty at UMass, Dr. Bucher helped train residents and fellows in Mohs surgery and procedural dermatology and participated the Department of Dermatology Multidisciplinary Cutaneous Oncology Tumor Board. In 2015, Dr. Bucher returned home to New Orleans to join the Skin Surgery Centre. Dr. Bucher is the co-author of several papers and case reports that are published in peer-reviewed journals and has presented at a variety of professional meetings and institutional Grand Rounds.
Dr. Bucher is a member of the American College of Mohs Surgeons, the American Academy of Dermatology, the Women’s Dermatologic Society, the Louisiana Dermatological Society, the Jefferson Parish Medical Society and the Louisiana State Medical Society. She is on the medical staff of East Jefferson General Hospital with courtesy privileges. Dr. Bucher also holds a position as Clinical Assistant Professor-gratis of Dermatology at LSU in New Orleans, where she participates in developing and teaching the surgical dermatology curriculum to the residents.
Dr. Bucher operates in all Skin Surgery Centre locations performing Mohs micrographic surgery and excisional surgery for the treatment of skin cancer and other cutaneous neoplasms. She has an interest in skin cancer prevention and treatment and sees adults and children over 5 years old.
Dr. Bucher and her husband, Mike, live in New Orleans with their two children.