Thursday, December 11, 2014

Introducing Dr. Leslie Poinsette!

Dr. Matthew Miller and Greenville Dermatology are pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Leslie Poinsette to the practice in 2015. Dr. Poinsette is a native of Greenville with extensive ties to the Upstate of South Carolina. She has been in formal practice of Dermatology for thirteen years and is board certified with the American Board of Dermatology. She received her B.S. in Chemistry from the University of South Carolina and her Doctor of Medicine degree from the Medical University of South Carolina.

Dr. Poinsette is married to Dr. Michael Poinsette of Riverside Family Practice in Greenville and they have three children. 

Get to know Dr. Poinsette before you meet her in the office! 

What inspired you to choose dermatology?
Dermatology allows for the care of children, adults and the elderly. There is always variety to the day with acne problems to skin cancer surgery to cosmetic procedures. It is never the same day twice. successful solution for each ailment.

What is your personal skincare routine?
I like to keep it simple and economical. I wash with Cerave Facial Foaming cleanser and moisturize with Aveeno Positively Radiant SPF 30.

What are some skincare products that you can’t live without?
Renova is my go to for anti-aging treatment and I use Obagi Clear to help with sunspots. I've recently tried Botox and Latisse and am hooked!

How do you change your skincare routine from season to season?
I always increase my use of sunscreen in the summer.

What types of things do you do to stay healthy?
I make time to be active and like to run, hike and bike. I also try to eat "whole foods" and less white or over-processed foods. I also spend time with family and hug my kids a lot.

What are your favorite things to do in Greenville?
We love to bike the Swamp Rabbit Trail, hike Table Rock Mountain, and kayak on Lake Keowee.

What is your favorite place to vacation?
At home with my family!

What is your favorite movie?
Family Man with Nicholas Cage. I watch it every Christmas and it reminds me of how blessed I am to have the crazy life with kids and work.

What are your favorite holiday traditions?
We always try to visit the Roper Mountain lights and the "redneck" Santa at least once, and we try to have Christmas movie nights with hot chocolate a few times and watch our favorites like ‘Frosty the Snowman,’ ‘Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer’ and ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas.’ On the actual holiday, I love having “breakfast for dinner” with our extended family on Christmas Eve night, attending Christmas Mass as a family, and listening to my husband read ‘Twas the Night before Christmas to our kids before they go to sleep on Christmas Eve.

Dr. Poinsette will begin seeing patients at Greenville Dermatology on January 2, 2015. For more information or to schedule an appointment with her or any of our other doctors, please call Greenville Dermatology at 864-242-5872.

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