Dr. Kate Holcomb has a broad range of knowledge and skill in the field of dermatology, including the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer, acne, atopic dermatitis, eczema, pigmentation problems, scarring, psoriasis and warts as well as other skin infections and skin surgery. Her non-surgical skin rejuvenation treatments include procedures with Botox® and Dysport®, fillers, lasers and chemical peels. In order to provide optimal results for overall skin rejuvenation, Dr. Holcomb educates her patients and creates an individualized skincare regimen, which may include over-the-counter, cosmeceutical or prescription treatments depending on the patient’s skincare needs. She is an advocate for sun protection and vitamin D, and she has organized a number of free skin cancer screenings sponsored by the American Academy of Dermatology. She has published in numerous academic publications and presented at national meetings on topics ranging from dermatopathology to genetic disorders to sexually transmitted diseases.
Dr. Holcomb attended medical school and completed her internship at Tulane University School of Medicine and then concluded her dermatology training in New York City at Saint Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital in 2008. She received a number of scholarships during her residency and was able to train with dermatology experts in Florida, New York, Scotland and New Orleans.
After graduating from residency, she served four years on active duty with the U.S. Navy as a clinical professor and staff dermatologist. She fulfilled her service in the U.S. Navy in July 2012 caring for the Marine Corps at Camp Lejeune and received an honorable discharge. A native New Orleanian and valedictorian of her class at Dominican High School, Dr. Holcomb is excited to rejoin the New Orleans community.