Highlights from Dermatology Research Day 2017!

On Friday, June 2, 2017 the Department of Dermatology held it’s first ever Research Day.  The event was positively received and well attended and included video conference with faculty members at the […]

Congratulations to the Department of Dermatology Winners!

    Our Employees have  recently won some awards and we are so proud of their accomplishments! Winners of the Customer Service is Key Award –  Celeste Krinke, Dana Parks, […]

Alumni Reception a success!

Earlier this month the Department of Dermatology held an Alumni Reception during the American Academy of Dermatology’s Annual Conference in Orlando.  We had a great turn out and a great […]

UF Dermatology at Springhill

Need A Reminder?

Need A Reminder?     In today’s fast paced world, it is easy to forget an appointment.  At UF Health Dermatology, we can now offer you a friendly text reminder for […]

UF Health Dermatology Emerson Clinic – Jacksonville

North and Central Florida’s leading academic dermatology practices. Address: 4555 Emerson St, Suite #100 Jacksonville, Fl 32207 Phone (Appointments): 904-383-1430 Services: General Dermatology Pediatric Dermatology Mohs Micrographic Surgery Skin Cancer […]

UF Health Cosmetic Dermatology Center

UF Health Cosmetic Dermatology Center — Laser Hair Removal, Photorejuvenation, Wrinkles, Tattoo Removal plus more!

The UF Health Cosmetic Dermatology Center offers a full range of skin care services, from individualized skin care therapies and regimens to anti-aging and rejuvenation treatments. Our goal is to provide […]

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Welcome to the University of Florida Department of Dermatology

This is the website of the UF Department of Dermatology and it offers information about our clinical, educational, and research programs. Whether you are a patient or family member, a professional colleague, or a student interested in training with us, we hope that you will find the information you are seeking on our website.

Dermatology is the medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of skin diseases. A dermatologist is a medical doctor who specializes in skin, hair and nail care, specially trained to provide the full spectrum of skin care.

Our UF dermatology specialist are expertly trained and board certified in dermatology to provide patients with the full spectrum of general adult and pediatric dermatological consultations, evaluations and treatments. Each faculty member brings extensive experience and knowledge to the practice to make UF Dermatology one of the most comprehensive dermatology practices in the state of Florida. Our UF Health Dermatology - Springhill is located in Gainesville, Florida. In January 2015, the department opened the new UF Health Dermatology - Emerson clinic in Jacksonville.  We are planning to expand our services in the future and open new dermatology satellite offices in Ocala and Lake City, FL.

Our department is home to four specialty practices: General Dermatology, Pediatric Dermatology, Skin Cancer and Cosmetic Dermatology. Additionally, the UF Department of Dermatology has its own dermatopathology laboratory to provide expert and timely pathology reporting.

 

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Welcome to our new Resident, Dr. Jesalyn Merritt!

Jesalyn Merritt, MD joins us from University of Tennessee where she completed her undergraduate, medical school and preliminary year.  In her free time Jesalyn enjoys being outdoors and doing various […]

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Welcome to our new Resident, Dr. Ryan Gillihan!

Dr. Gillihan received his medical degree at the University of Kansas and did his preliminary year here at University of Florida.  He has volunteered at local free clinics, mentors younger […]

Welcome to our new Resident, Dr. Paula Beers!

Paula Beers, MD will join the Department of Dermatology as a resident on July 1.  She comes to us as a gator through and through doing her undergraduate, medical school […]