Mark Neal is a dermatologist with the SLMA Dermatology Clinic. He is passionate about science and improving his patient’s quality of life.


Why did you choose to go into the medical field? 

I’ve always enjoyed science and working with people.  


What is your favorite part of practicing medicine?  

I really enjoy getting to know what makes my patient and his or her medical problem.  Then I tailor a unique treatment plan for them.


What is your least favorite part of what you do?

Sometimes I can’t get a patient the service or medicine they need covered because of insurance restrictions or drug prices.


What do your clients say about you?

That I did my best to help them as much as I could.  


What interests you most about working at the SLMA Dermatology Clinic?  

SLMA is growing fast and has many other doctors available with whom I can brainstorm.


What are your responsibilities within the clinic?

Evaluation and treatment of skin disease


Who inspires you?

My family.


Do you have a motto or personal mantra?

“Can’t stop, won’t stop”


What are you most passionate about professionally?

Stamping out skin disease and improving people’s quality of life.


What most excites you about your work and the contribution you can make?

I can get to know my patients and help them on a one-on-one basis.


What are you passionate about personally?

My family.


What is your favorite pastime outside of work?

Hanging out with my family, reading, fishing, saltwater aquariums


South Louisiana Medical Associates is pleased to have physicians such as Dr. Neal who are committed to good patient care. If you are interested in scheduling a consultation with Dr. Neal or another member of our team, please call 985-262-1639.