Chad L Prather, MD Dermatology

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Dermatology Baton Rouge, LA

About Dr. Chad L Prather MD

Dr. Chad L Prather, MD is a doctor primarily located in Baton Rouge, LA, with other offices in Lafayette, LA and Baton Rouge, LA. Their specialties include Dermatology, Surgery.

Dr. Prather has received 4 awards.

Patients' Choice AwardCompassionate Doctor RecognitionOn-Time Doctor AwardCompassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree


Dr. Chad L Prather has 3 locations

Get Directions Dermasurgery Center 7414 Picardy Ave Ste C Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Get Directions Dermasurgery Center 1245 Camellia Blvd Ste 300 Lafayette, LA 70508
Get Directions Chad Landon Prather Md 6411 Perkins Rd Ste 100 Baton Rouge, LA 70808


Dr. Chad L Prather has the following 2 SPECIALTIES

A dermatologist is a doctor who has extensive training and knowledge of the skin, scalp, hair and nails and treats conditions that affect those areas. These doctors will evaluate any abnormality, blemish or lesion on the skin in order to determine the cause and will determine a course of treatment.Dermatologists provide patients with full body scans in order to identify any signs that are indicative of an illness that requires treatment, such as skin cancer. These specialists may also provide cosmetic services, such as mole removal, scar diminishing treatments and even botox and face lifts.

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Chad L Prather has the following 11 expertise

  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Rash
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Excision
  • Rosacea
  • Skin Cancer
  • Mole
  • Melanoma
  • Psoriasis
  • Basal Cell
  • Acne (Acne Vulgaris)


4 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2009, 2017, 2018)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2009, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree

    Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2020)

    Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree recognizes doctors with the highest scores in bedside manner for five consecutive years. This honor is granted to a few distinct doctors in the United States based on experiences shared by patients.

Dr. Chad L Prather Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS

More about Dr. Chad L Prather

Dr. Prather received his medical degree from LSU School of Medicine and completed his internship and residency in the LSU Department of Dermatology, where he served as Chief Resident. He then pursued advanced fellowship training in Mohs Surgery and Cosmetic Dermatology in Birmingham, AL. Dr. Prather then returned to Louisiana and founded Dermasurgery Center to help combat the rising skin cancer epidemic in the south. He is board certified by the American Board of Dermatology and is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American College of Mohs Surgery, the American Medical Association, the Louisiana Dermatological Society, and the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, where he also served on the Board of Directors. He currently serves on the Louisiana State Medical Society Board of Governors.

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