Jessica Chu, MD

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  • Dr. Jessica Chu is a Baton Rouge native who graduated from Episcopal High School. She went on to LSU where she graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences and minors in Chemistry and Psychology. She then went to LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans for medical school where she was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society for being among the top in her class. Upon graduation, she was the recipient of the Henry W. Jolly, Jr. Award for outstanding dermatology student. She completed her internship at LSU-Baton Rouge Internal Medicine. She then completed her residency training in dermatology at LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans/Baton Rouge where she was fortunate to be mentored by many exceptional medical and cosmetic dermatologists in our community. Dr. Chu practices the full range of medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology and treatments for all aspects of the skin, hair, and nails for adults and children. She specializes in the prevention, detection and treatment of skin cancer as well as other skin conditions such as acne, atopic dermatitis, and psoriasis. She strives to provide her patients with the most up-to-date, evidence-based data on dermatological diseases and treatments by continuing her education through the American Academy of Dermatology and places a strong emphasis on patient education. Dr. Chu is also passionate about cosmetic dermatology. She provides state-of-the-art dermatological procedures, including dermal fillers, neurotoxins, and medical-grade chemical peels. She values an artistic and elegant approach for aesthetic enhancement, working with the natural anatomy of the human face and body to provide beautiful natural results. In her spare time, Dr. Chu enjoys spending time with her family, exploring new cooking and baking recipes, and cheering on the LSU Tigers!