Dr. Nina Hartman, MD, FAAD, is a board-certified dermatologist who has specialized training and interest in cosmetic dermatology. She received her Bachelor of Science, cum laude, from Johns Hopkins University and went on to graduate from University of Maryland School of Medicine in the top 10 percent of her class. While in medical school, she was inducted into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society for which she served as vice president. Dr. Hartman then completed her internal medicine internship and dermatology residency at the Cleveland Clinic, where she served as chief resident during her final year of training. After residency, she completed an ASDS-accredited cosmetic dermatologic surgery fellowship at Cosmetic Laser Dermatology in La Jolla, CA, under the mentorship of Drs. Mitchel Goldman, Kimberly Butterwick, William Groff, Sabrina Fabi, and Douglas Wu.
During her medical training at the esteemed Cleveland Clinic, Dr. Hartman established a great respect for and strong foundation in medical dermatology. During her fellowship, Dr. Hartman trained extensively in advanced injection techniques using dermal fillers and neuromodulators to reshape and revolumize the face. She has comprehensive experience in laser, light, and energy-based devices to rejuvenate and tighten the skin including photodynamic therapy, intense pulse light, ultrasound and radiofrequency technologies, non-ablative fractional lasers, and fully ablative laser resurfacing. Dr. Hartman also has formal training in non- and minimally invasive body contouring and cellulite reduction, as well as, treatment of unwanted veins using sclerotherapy, endovenous laser ablation, and ambulatory phlebectomy.
Research has been a mainstay of Dr. Hartman’s training and career. She has served as an investigator for over 40 clinical trials with large pharmaceutical and cosmetic companies investigating dermal fillers, neuromodulators, lasers, and cosmeceuticals. Many of these trials were instrumental to eventual FDA approval or clearance. Dr. Hartman has also co-authored numerous medical articles and book chapters, and she has presented her research at medical conferences across the country.
Dr. Hartman is a well-rounded dermatologist and approaches every patient in a holistic manner with their health and happiness as the ultimate priority. She has a compassionate nature and works with each patient to provide a natural aesthetic outcome using her artistic eye and gentle touch. She enjoys developing long-lasting relationships with her patients and truly loves helping them gain confidence through their self-image.
Dr. Hartman and her husband, Michael, have known each other since high school and got married in 2021 in their hometown of Washington, DC. They enjoy spending time with their family and friends and exploring all that the wonderful city of New Orleans has to offer.
Desiring to work in a practice valuing integrity, service and education above all, she is proud to be a team member at the Lupo Center for Aesthetic and General Dermatology. Dr. Hartman welcomes patients of all ages and all skin conditions.