Our Doctors are committed to lifelong continuing education in order to serve your skin care needs in a way that optimizes the health and beauty of your skin. They are board certified by the American Board of Dermatology and are fellows of the American Academy of Dermatology. Along with their experienced staff, our dermatologists are qualified to answer all of your questions in a knowledgeable and compassionate manner.
Dr. Kristy R. Kennedy
Dr. Kristy R. Kennedy received her B.S. in 2003 from LSU in Baton Rouge and medical degree in 2007 from LSU New Orleans. She completed her internship in internal medicine in 2008 and dermatology residency, where she was chief resident, in 2011, both at the University of Tennessee. After completing her training, she was on faculty for the university, teaching students and residents, as well as caring for patients, at the Veterans Hospital in Memphis, TN. Dr. Kennedy returned to south Louisiana in the summer of 2012 and joined Dr. Dupree in the fall. She and her husband, Dr. Adam Kennedy, reside in Lafayette, his hometown, with their four children, Wally, Lilly, James, and Graham.
Dr. Alison Trappey Penton
Dr. Alison Trappey Penton was born and raised in New Iberia, Louisiana. She received her undergraduate degree in Science-Business from the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana, in 2005, and was a varsity cheerleader for the Fighting Irish. She returned to Louisiana to earn her medical degree from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans in 2009. She completed her training with an Internal Medicine internship and Dermatology residency at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center New Orleans in 2014, and she currently serves as teaching staff for the LSU Dermatology Residency Program. Dr. Penton is married to Dr. Judson Penton, and they have three sons, Elias, Judson, and Joseph Penton. Dr. Penton enjoys all aspects of dermatology, including treating adult and pediatric patients, surgical dermatology, and cosmetic dermatology.
Dr. Daniel G. Dupree
Dr. Daniel G. Dupree graduated from LSU in Baton Rouge in 1970 and went on to receive his M.D. from LSU New Orleans in 1974. He subsequently completed a one-year rotating internship at Charity Hospital in New Orleans before his dermatology residency at LSU New Orleans, which he finished in 1978. He has been practicing dermatology in Lafayette for over 30 years. He currently also serves as visiting clinical professor of Dermatology for the Family Practice Residency Program at University Hospital and Clinics in Lafayette, LA. Dr. Dupree has a special interest in patients with challenging cases of psoriasis. He was recently recognized as a 2013 Patients’ Choice physician based on patient appreciation and praise for the quality of care and service provided.
Meredith Boudreaux is Dermatology of Acadiana’s own medical and cosmetic esthetician who brings with her over 6 years of industry experience. After being trained at Aveda Institute, Meredith completed additional courses which taught her how to operate and utilize lasers and other devices for cosmetic treatments to improve redness, pigmentation, and texture; remove unwanted hair; treat leg veins; and tighten the skin. She also performs microdermabrasion, chemical peels, microneedling, and dermaplaning. In addition to being certified to provide cosmetic treatments, Meredith can also offer skincare and makeup recommendations for patients who are seeking to find high quality products that offer optimal results. She understands the importance of education and safety in skincare and is passionate about sharing knowledge that will help set each patient up for long term success. Meredith continuously strives to improve herself through advanced training and is committed to helping you experience the beauty that comes with healthy skin.