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Dr. Jeffrey Poole, MD, FAAD

Pediatric Dermatologist, Dermatologist

Professional statement

Dr. Poole received his undergraduate education from the University of Virginia. He earned his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine, while on a full scholarship from the United States Air Force. Following medical school, he completed an internship and residency in Pediatrics at Keesler AFB Regional Medical Center. His tour of duty included being stationed at Charleston AFB, South Carolina, where he was Chief of Pediatrics for 2 years. Dr. Poole then performed a residency in Dermatology at the LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans, during which he was selected to be Chief Resident. He has attained the highest level of accreditation in his specialty, being Board Certified by the American Board of Dermatology. In addition to his private practice, Dr. Poole is also an Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology at both the LSU and Tulane Schools of Medicine, acting as their Pediatric and Adolescent specialist, and remains a Board Certified Pediatrician. Dr. Poole is also a founder and co-director of the Vascular Anomalies Center – Children's Hospital New Orleans, an area of his specialty where he has great interest and expertise. Dr. Poole is a published medical author, and has given numerous talks on a wide range of topics at regional and local society meetings. Teaching medical students and residents continues to be one of his strong areas of interest. He maintains a high level of continuing medical education activity as demonstrated by being awarded both the AMA's Physician Recognition Award with Commendation and the American Academy of Dermatology's CME Award. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, the American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery and the Society for Pediatric Dermatology. He is a member of the Louisiana Dermatologic Society and the Greater New Orleans Pediatric Society, and was recently elected President of the Louisiana Dermatologic Society for 2008. He has privileges at East Jefferson General Hospital, the Medical Center of Louisiana, and Children's Hospital of New Orleans.

In-network insurances

  • AARP
  • AIG
  • APWU

Specialties

  • Dermatologist
  • Pediatric Dermatologist

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • Children's Hospital
  • East Jefferson General Hospital

Board certifications

  • American Board of Dermatology
  • American Board of Pediatrics

Education and training

  • Keesler Medical Center, Residency in Pediatrics
  • Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Residency in Dermatology
  • Medical School - Tulane University, Doctor of Medicine
  • University of Virginia (Bachelor's)

Professional memberships

  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • Greater New Orleans Pediatric Society
  • American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery

Awards and publications

  • Best Doctors in America, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
  • New Orleans Magazine, Top Doc 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
  • Resident Teaching Award- Tulane Dermatology

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1518042134

Office locations

Poole Dermatology

111 Veterans Memorial Blvd, Suite 406

Metairie, LA 70005

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good experience. would recommend.
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Very pleasing manner. Very thorough. Explained everything. Highly recommend.
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Love the online appt option. Dr Poole has always been great!
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Professional and efficient office staff. Dr Poole always explains what is going on. Totally trust him. Appts are easy to make and fairly easy to obtain within a reasonable amount of time.
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He was very informative, professional and knowledgeable.
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We love Dr. Poole! He takes great care of us!
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Dr. Poole was very thorough, communicates well and caring. I highly recommend him and his staff members were very organized and professional as well.
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Great
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Quick, Knowledgeable and patient.
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Dr. Poole was very professional and personable.
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I loved Dr. Poole, he was very thorough and friendly. The only complaint was the wait time-over an hour.
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Dr. Poole was very attentive and knowledgeable. I was very pleased with the services.
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Wonderful Doctor...
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Wonderful and patient...
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He is very professional and very friendly
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Dr. Poole came highly recommended so I had no doubt that my experience would be wonderful. My daughter and I were placed into the exam room pretty quickly. The wait time wasn't bad at all. It was his bedside manner thatwas awful. He came in and didn't introduce himself to me or my daughter (who was apprehensive already because she was seeing a male Dr.). His examination was extremely fast. I asked two questions, mainly because he was so quick with me; I didn't feel comfortable asking another one. He prescribed very expensive medication, which I was told if they were high based on my insurance coverage, he would prescribe something else. When I went to the pharmacy, the man working behind the counter was just as bad. He was very quick (I couldn't even follow what he was saying) and arrogant. I am well aware of Dr. Poole's expertise, but it doesn't give a physician the right to be so EXTREMELY dismissive to a patient, nor the family who is with the patient. My daughter does not feel any better about her situation and Dr. Poole didn't put her at ease in any way. In the future, if Dr. Poole has a bad day or something happens prior to coming into the exam room (which I hope that is all it was), he should take a step back, re-focus and then enter a patient's room.
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I have been going to Dr. Poole for 15 years for various skin issues and he is always professional, answers all of my questions and is an outstanding medical provider.
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Dr. Poole was very professional and thorough. I will definitely recommend him to all of my family and friends.
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I really need to visit y'all at least once every year.
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Very comfortable and staff was friendly and loved it i felt real comfortable
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Visit was fast and staff was friendly. I was in and out in less than an hour including filling out the first visit forms.
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He was excellent and answered all my questions!!
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He was thorough but quick.
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Dr Poole was very informative and prompt, did not keep me waiting at all. The staff was also very kind and helpful. Would recommend his practice highly.
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Excellent and thorough.
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Great, Dr. Poole is wonderful!!
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Always a professional, his assistant Heidi does an excellent job as well.
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Awesome Doctor
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Dr Poole is very professional and through. He took time to answer all questions. Highly recommended
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The staff and Dr. Poole were excellent!
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I was surprised by the expense of the procedure.
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As always, it was perfect. From the staff to Dr. Poole, I was treated with the utmost care.
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It was a very pleasant great experience
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Dr. Poole is always great with my child.
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Dr. Poole was extremely friendly and professional. I was in for an annual skin check - first one in about 10 years. I felt comfortable with him and he was very thorough. Nice office, prompt and efficient.
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He did an excellent job.
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We loved him and the staff.
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Dr. Poole did a thorough examination and took time to answer my questions and discuss treatment options. Excellent doctor and staff.
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Great as always, very relaxed atmosphere!
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Great experience. Shannon and Heidi were very kind and supportive.
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Dr. Poole was great. Bedside manner was great.
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The office was very professional. Dr. Poole verified everything I had talked with the assistant about and discussed causes and procedure before doing anything. I also appreciated that he took the time to discuss another issue separate fromwhat I came in for. My only complaint was the wait time in the room before the doctor came in, but he did not feel rushed once getting to me.
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I have been going to Dr Poole for many years. He's an awesome direction and extremely personable.
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Friendly staff and an efficiently organized office. Really appreciate the ability to schedule an appointment online. Dr Poole answered all my questions and explained things clearly.
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He eased my fear about the spots on my skin. I have seen him for years.
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He was very knowledgeable, counseled and explained recommended treatment plan and gave adequate treatment goal timelines.
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Everyone was very nice and genuinely helpful. It was honestly a random choice for me to come see them for something that popped up, but I will definitely be going back to them for any other dermatology needs!
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He's great! I wouldn't hesitate on recommending him to family or friends ! He's great
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Dr. Poole is always very professional when I go see him. I have a lot of confidence when I go there that Dr. Poole is going to do the right thing for my skin. I highly recommend Dr. Jeff Poole.
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