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Kimberly Merkel, MD Named 2018 Teacher of the Year!

Two former UF College of Medicine students and present faculty members Ryan Nall, M.D. ’09, and Kimberly Merkel, M.D. ’08, were named the 2018 UF College of Medicine Teachers of […]

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Dermatology Staff Receive Superior Accomplishment Awards

Congratulations to our Lab Manager, Cindy Jones and Physician Assistant, Stephanie Anuszewski on receiving University of Florida 2017-2018 Superior Accomplishment Awards! The University of Florida Superior Accomplishment Awards program recognizes […]

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Congratulations to Our Residents Who Matched into Mohs Surgery Fellowships

Our two senior residents who applied for a Mohs surgery fellowship have matched! Michael Montuno, MD is going to train with Brett Coldiron, MD in Cincinnati and Kathryn Anne Potter, […]

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Welcome Abel Torres, MD, JD, MBA!

Abel Torres, M.D., J.D., M.B.A., has accepted our offer to become chair of the UF College of Medicine department of dermatology.   Dr. Torres is currently chair of the department […]

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Success at the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery!

We’re proud of our residents, Drs. Michael Montuno, Kathryn Ann Potter, and Jennifer Harb, who attended and presented at the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Annual Meeting on Oct 5-8, […]

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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.

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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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All of Us Research Program

The All of Us Research Program is a nation-wide research program that seeks to enroll one million people and they are looking for your help. Through health surveys, electronic health […]

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Please welcome new Resident, Renee Thomas, MD, PhD

Dr. Thomas completed her undergraduate work at Cornell University and her Medical School at UCLA.  She did a preliminary year at St, Josephs-Syracuse and is now a FL Gator.  In […]

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Welcome to our new Resident, Sami Saikaly, MD

Please welcome Dr. Sami Saikaly to UF Dermatology.  Sami completed his undergraduate degree at UF, then his Medical School at UCF with a preliminary year at Orlando Health.  It’s nice […]

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Welcome to Diana Braswell, MD our new Dermatopathology Fellow!

Dr. Braswell comes to us from Duke University School of Medicine after completing her undergraduate work at Rice University. She has completed a residency in Pathology at the University of […]

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Welcome Dr. Kerrie Grunnet, new Resident!

Kerrie Grunnet, MD was an undergrad at the University of Georgia and attended Medical School at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University.  She completed a preliminary year at […]