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Dr. Jessica Chu is a dermatologist at Ochsner Health in Baton Rouge. Dr. Chu is a Baton Rouge native who graduated from Episcopal High School. She went on to Louisiana State University, where she graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences and minors in Chemistry and Psychology. She then went to LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans for medical school where she was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society for being among the top in her class. Upon graduation, she was the recipient of the Henry W. Jolly, Jr. Award. She completed her internship at LSU-Baton Rouge Internal Medicine and completed her residency training in dermatology at LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans/Baton Rouge where she was mentored by many exceptional medical and cosmetic dermatologists.

Dr. Chu practices the full range of medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology and treatments for all aspects of the skin, hair, and nails for adults and children. She specializes in the prevention, detection and treatment of skin cancer as well as other skin conditions such as acne, atopic dermatitis and psoriasis. She strives to provide her patients with the most up-to-date, evidence-based data on dermatological diseases and treatments by continuing her education through the American Academy of Dermatology and places a strong emphasis on patient education.

Dr. Chu is also passionate about cosmetic dermatology. She provides state-of-the-art dermatological procedures, including dermal fillers, neurotoxins and medical-grade chemical peels. She values an artistic and elegant approach for aesthetic enhancement, working with the natural anatomy of the human face and body to provide beautiful natural results.

In her spare time, Dr. Chu enjoys spending time with her family, exploring new cooking and baking recipes, and cheering on the LSU Tigers!

*Appointment times and availability for established patients may vary within the MyOchsner portal.

Medical Education

Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans
Field of Study: Medical Doctor


Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
Field of Study: Internal Medicine


Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans
Field of Study: Dermatology

  • American Board of Dermatology