Dr. Leah Jacob was born and raised in Houma, Louisiana. She first moved to New Orleans in 2001 to complete her undergraduate studies at Tulane University. She received her medical degree from LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans. While in medical school, she was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, an honor reserved for students in the top ten percent of their class. She went on to complete her residency training in Dermatology at Tulane, where she served as chief resident during her final year. During her residency, she co-authored several publications on the use of cosmeceuticals in skin care. Dr. Jacob is well trained in both medical and cosmetic dermatology and prides herself on her ability to make her patients feel comfortable and at ease during their visits.
Dr. Jacob is married to Christian Jacob, a facial plastic surgeon who practices locally at Hedgewood Surgical Center. They currently reside in the Warehouse District with their two pets, Molly and Toulouse.