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Leslie Merryman

Congratulations to Our Dermatology Residents on Their Graduation!

We are thrilled to announce the graduation of our talented dermatology residents! Today marks a momentous occasion as they transition from diligent learners to skilled dermatologists. Throughout their residency, these exceptional individuals have demonstrated unwavering dedication, compassion for patients, and a commitment to excellence in dermatological care. Their hard work,…

Congratulations to our Graduates!

We are delighted to announce and celebrate the graduation of our esteemed dermatology fellows! After years of dedication, hard work, and relentless pursuit of knowledge in the field of dermatology, they have reached this significant milestone. Throughout their tenure, our fellows have exemplified excellence in patient care, research, and innovation.

Chomp Melanoma Event!

Chomp Melanoma, in partnership with HealthStreet and the UF Health Office of COE, offered free community skin screenings for melanoma and on-site sun safety education, last Saturday. The screenings were offered in both English and Spanish. We were able to screen a total of 48 patients! Thank you so much…

Congratulations Department of Dermatology!

We are thrilled to announce a remarkable achievement for our department! In the recently released rankings from the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research for National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding in 2023, the Department of Dermatology has secured an outstanding position, standing proudly at 36 nationally. This accomplishment is…

Board Review 2024!

The dates for the 2024 Board Review Course will be released soon. It will be virtual as it was this past year. We hope to have the registration open soon.

It’s a Match!

Our two senior residents who applied for a Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology (Mohs) fellowship have matched!  Tyler Werbel, MD is going to stay with us at the University of Florida and Tyler Marion, MD is going to train with William Black, MD at the University of Mississippi!…

In Memory of Stanton Wesson, MD

It is with great sadness for the Department of Dermatology to announce the passing of Stanton Wesson, M.D., on October 25, 2022. Dr. Wesson joined the University of Florida in 2000 and was an instrumental pioneer for the division/department for 18 years, providing amazing patient care along with training…

Residency Program

Written by Dr. Kiran Motaparthi In June we said farewell to another group of accomplished residents from UF Dermatology, and in July, we welcomed a bright new group of junior residents. Congratulations to our four recent graduates: (pictured left to right) Elizabeth Bisbee, MD, Anand Desai, MD, Reesa…

Fellowship Program

Welcome to our new fellows: (left to right) Karl Hoegler, MD – Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology Fellow; Elaine Kunzler, MD and Basil Patel, MD – Dermatopathology Fellows; and Anita Arthur, MD – Interdisciplinary Dermatitis Fellow Dr. Hoegler completed medical school at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, his…

Michael Lavery Spotlight

Dr. Michael Lavery joined the faculty at the University of Florida Department of Dermatology in July 2022. Dr Lavery obtained his medical degree from Queen’s University Belfast School of Medicine in Ireland, where he subsequently completed an Internal Medicine Residency. As his passion for dermatology grew, he then went…