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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (8)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Michelle Gerdes is Excellent. Dr. Gerdes has been reviewed by 47 patients who have provided 8 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.7
Promptness 4.4
Courteous Staff 4.5
Accurate Diagnosis 4.5
Bedside Manner 4.5
Spends Time with Me 4.4
Follows Up After Visit 3.9

Specialties & Research

Dr. Michelle Gerdes, MD is board certified in Dermatology.

  • She has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Acne (Acne Vulgaris)
  • Acne Rosacea
  • Melanoma
  • Psoriasis
  • Skin Cancer

Education & Awards

Dr. Gerdes graduated from Louisiana State University at New Orleans. She has 7 awards.

Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2013, 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010, 2012 - 2015)
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Greater New Orleans
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Metairie, LA
On-Time Doctor Award (2015)


Dr. Gerdes has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • East Jefferson General Hospital 
  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center - New Orleans 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Michelle S Gerdes MD is a female Dermatologist, has 12 years of experience and practices in Dermatology.
Where does Dr. Michelle S. Gerdes practice?
Dr. Michelle Gerdes has 1 office location.
Dr. Michelle Gerdes practices Dermatology near Metairie, LA.
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