Dr. Jeffrey Poole received his undergraduate education from the University of Virginia. He earned his medical degree (MD) from Tulane University School of Medicine, while on a full scholarship from the United States Air Force.
Following medical school, Dr. Poole 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.
Dr. Poole has privileges at East Jefferson General Hospital, the Medical Center of Louisiana, and Children’s Hospital of New Orleans.
Professional Affiliations of Dr. Jeffrey Poole
- Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology
- American Society of Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS)
- American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery
- Society for Pediatric Dermatology
- Louisiana Dermatologic Society
- Greater New Orleans Pediatric Society
Dr. Poole was elected President of the Louisiana Dermatologic Society in 2008.