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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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Save the date! 2nd Annual Dermatology Research Day!

Join us for the 2nd Annual Dermatology Research Day on Friday, May 4, 2018  from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm at 4037 NW 86th Terrace, 4th Floor – Conference Room […]

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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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Thanks for attending!

Friday, March 9th an Appreciative Inquiry Meeting was held with our new department Chair, Abel Torres.  Thanks to all those who attended; it was a great meeting!

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UF – College of Medicine 2018 Celebration of Research Day

Drs. De Benedetto and Longo and chief resident Dr. Potter presented their ongoing research at the UF College of Medicine Research Day, on February 19, 2018.    

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American Society Dermatopathology Annual Meeting poster presentations

  Our Dermatopathology Fellow, Eva George, M.D. and PGY-3 Resident, Eric Rudnick presented their posters at the ASDP Annual Meeting held in Baltimore, MD on October 26-29, 2017   Fellow Dr. […]


It’s time for your Flu Vaccination

This year’s flu vaccination deadline is Oct. 30. For staff and volunteers working in or supporting human-patient care programs, you’re required to get vaccinated and wear this year’s badge sticker. If […]