At Dr. Lawrence Desjarlais’ dermatology practice, we are dedicated to providing each patient with the highest quality individualized care and treatment for diseases of the skin, hair and nails. Our mission embodies a dynamic organization of health care providers and staff whose goals are to achieve:
> High patient satisfaction through timely diagnosis, management and treatment
> Excellence in patient care through continuous education and research
> Adherence to ethical conduct and patient confidentiality
In addition to general dermatology we perform the following cosmetic treatments:
BOTOX® Cosmetic and Dysport®
Injectable Fillers including the family of Restylane products
Laser Treatments including HALO Hybrid Fractional, SkinTyte, Forever Young BBL, Laser hair removal and PicoSure laser tattoo removal
Skin rejuvenation treatments including SilkPeel, Dermaplaning, Skincare
Please call to schedule an appointment. New patients are welcome!
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.
Hannah Conrad is a Certified Physician Assistant who joined Dr. Lawrence Desjarlais MD PC in the spring of 2013. Hannah received her Master of Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies at the University of Toledo in 2012 and has completed an elective Dermatology clinical rotation at the University of Toledo Medical Center.
Hannah’s clinical interests include medical and procedural dermatology. She especially enjoys taking time to counsel patients on how to manage their dermatologic conditions and ensuring that each patient’s individual skin care needs are addressed. Hannah’s is equally comfortable treating pediatric patients as well as adults of all ages. Her special interest is in working with acne prone patients and helping them work toward a healthy treatment plan for clear skin. She works closely with Dr. Desjarlais providing quality of care that every patient at Dr. Desjarlais office has come to expect. Hannah is also offering evening hours to the practice.
Dermatology is a constantly evolving field and Hannah continues to enhance her skills and knowledge through regular attendance of dermatology conferences and workshops to stay abreast of the latest advances in dermatologic treatments. She is also a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, and Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants.