A Louisiana native, Dr. Edward J. Mayeaux obtained his bachelor’s degree in Microbiology from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge and a medical degree from Louisiana State University Health Shreveport. He is board certified in Family Medicine and Preventive Medicine–Clinical Informatics. Dr. Mayeaux worked for 23+ years at Louisiana State University Health Shreveport. He served as vice-chairman and residency director of the department of family medicine. In addition, he was appointed Professor of Family Medicine and Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He was recruited to the University of South Carolina to serve as Professor and Chairman of Family and Preventive Medicine and Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He was selected as Chairman of the Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group Department of Family Medicine in March of 2016. He was recruited back to LSU Health Shreveport in 2020 to develop the Primary Care Service Line. Dr. Mayeaux has been an active member of the American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (ASCCP) and the International Federation for Colposcopy and Pathology of the Cervix (IFCPC) since 1996. He was President of ASCCP in 2014. He serves on a number of committees including the International Education & Humanitarian Outreach Committee. He has served of the executive board of the IFCPC since 2014. He is the lead editor of Modern Colposcopy, 3rd edition, the flagship publication on colposcopy from the ASCCP. Modern colposcopy has recently been translated into Chinese, among other languages, and is used worldwide. Dr. Mayeaux is a well-respected educator, skilled clinician and acclaimed author. He has published and edited 9 books including the Color Atlas of Family Medicine and the Essential Guide to Primary Care Procedures, both of which are available in multiple languages. He regularly lectures all over the world on a variety of women's health in primary care topics. Dr. Mayeaux’s clinical expertise includes women’s health topics such as cervical disease, HPV disease, HPV vaccination, skin diseases and patient literacy as it relates to clinical medicine. He has dedicated the majority of his professional life to the study and practice of women's health.
Louisiana State University Health Shreveport
Board Certified in Family Medicine and Preventitive Medicine - Clinical Informatics