Mary Lupo, MD, FAAD
Dr. Mary P. Lupo is a board certified dermatologist, clinical professor of dermatology at Tulane University School of Medicine and an internationally recognized expert in non-surgical skin rejuvenation. In 1983, as chief resident of dermatology at Tulane Heath Science Center, she added cosmetic injectable therapy, sclerotherapy and chemical peels to the core curriculum of training for Tulane residents. For 30 years, she acted as director of this educational clinic. As a frequent member of advisory boards and as an investigator in FDA clinical trials, she has impacted the development and improvement of non-surgical treatments and skin care products. In 1984, Dr. Lupo opened the Lupo Center for Aesthetic and General Dermatology where she has pioneered the concept of combination therapies such as resurfacing, filler injections, skin care protocols and neuromodulation to help her patients achieve natural, meaningful improvement in their appearance.
Dr. Lupo graduated summa cum laude in 1976 from Newcomb College of Tulane University, first in her graduating class. She attended Tulane University School of Medicine, completed her internship in internal medicine at Ochsner Foundation Hospital and dermatology residency at Tulane affiliated hospitals. She currently holds licensure in Louisiana and Colorado. She has lifetime certification from the American Board of Dermatology and voluntarily recertified in 2009. She is a fellow of the AAD and ASDS for which she served as member of the board of directors. She is past president of the Women’s Dermatological Society and past treasurer of the Louisiana Dermatological Society. She has been named a top doctor by Castle Connelly for the past 7 years and a top dermatologist and top cosmetic doctor locally in New Orleans by Gambit Newspaper. Dr. Lupo is frequently quoted in beauty and lay publications such as InStyle, New Beauty and Allure. She has appeared on local TV stations as well as on E! Entertainment network, The View and CNN news as a go-to expert in dermatology and cosmetic procedures. She is the author of more than 60 medical publications and more than 250 peer presentations.
Dr. Lupo is a frequent speaker at AAD, ASDS and various facial plastic surgery meetings both in the United States and abroad. She has been involved in several clinical trials resulting in FDA approval of products and was the investigator that launched Juvederm to Australia in 2007. Since 2005, she has acted as a founding co-director of the Cosmetic Bootcamp and for more than 33 years she has been a leader, innovator and mentor in filler and aesthetic education to both residents and peers through her teaching at Tulane, ASDS preceptor program, WDS mentoring program, as a trainer for Allergan, Gaderma and Valeant, and the Cosmetic Bootcamp University.