General Dermatology Clinic

(PGY-2, PYG-3, PGY-4)

General dermatology encompasses a wide spectrum of medical disorders affecting the skin, hair, nails, and mucous membranes.  Adults of all ages, ethnicity and socioeconomic backgrounds are evaluated and treated.

Residents will learn to:

  • Elicit and organize the key components of past medical history, social history, and medications
  • Perform a thorough examination of skin, hair, nails, mucous membrane
  • Develop a sophisticated and thorough differential diagnosis
  • Recognize and diagnose common and uncommon dermatoses and neoplasias
  • Perform and interpret in-office diagnostic tests (potassium hydroxide preparations, Tzanck smears, Sarcoptes scrapings, dermoscopy, and hair pluck analysis)
  • Acquire understanding of topical medications and their indications
  • Acquire understanding of systemic therapies and their indications, contraindications, and safety profiles
  • Utilize phototherapy effectively and safely for patients who are appropriate candidates

Faculty

UF Health Dermatology at Springhill

Leah J Hooey

Leah J Hooey D.O., F.A.A.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor
Mailing Address:
PO Box 100279
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Subspecialties:
  • Dermatopathology
Patricia A Missall

Patricia A Missall MD, PhD, FAAD

Program Director & Clinical Associate Professor
Mailing Address:
PO Box 100279
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Physical Address:
4037 NW 86TH TER
GAINESVILLE FL 32606
Marjorie Montanez-Wiscovich

Marjorie Montanez-Wiscovich M.D., Ph.D., FAAD

Clinical Assistant Professor
Mailing Address:
PO Box 100279
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Physical Address:
4037 NW 86TH TER
GAINESVILLE FL 32606
Kiran Motaparthi

Kiran Motaparthi MD, FAAD

Program Director & Clinical Associate Professor
Mailing Address:
PO Box 100279
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Subspecialties:
  • Dermatopathology

UF Health Dermatology at Deerwood Park

Maria I Longo

Maria I Longo MD, PhD

Clinical Associate Professor
Department: MD-DERMATOLOGY
Phone: (352) 594-1500
Mailing Address:
4037 NW 86TH TER FL 4
GAINESVILLE FL 32606

Dr. Isabel Longo is an Associate Professor of Dermatology at the University of Florida. Dr. Longo completed her Dermatology Residency at Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Maranon, Madrid, Spain and will be seeing patients at UF Health Dermatology – Springhill.  Dr.Longo brings years of experience to the care of her patients.

Specialties:
  • Dermatology
Clinical Interests:
  • Melanoma
  • Skin Cancer
Publications:
Education:
  • 2002
    Residency – Dermatology
    Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Maranon
  • 1998
    Medical Degree
    Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Douglas N Robins

Douglas N Robins MD

Clinical Associate Professor
Department: MD-DERMATOLOGY
Phone: (904) 383-1431
Mailing Address:
4100 SOUTHPOINT DR E STE 1
JACKSONVILLE FL 32216

Douglas Robins, MD, graduated from George Washington University Medical School. He completed his dermatology internship at New York University – Bellevue Medical Center. He then entered private practice in Washington, D.C. where he served as clinical assistant professor of dermatology at George Washington University Medical School. In 2000, Dr. Robins became a Jacksonville, Florida resident where he has practiced for nearly two decades. While in Jacksonville he served as president of the Jacksonville Dermatology and as Membership Chairman and Vice President of the Florida Society of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery. He has also served as principal investigator and co-investigator in more than 50 clinical dermatology trials. Dr. Robins clinical interests include actinic keratosis, acne vulgaris, rosacea, atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, seborrheic dermatitis and onychomycosis.

Certifications:
  • Dermatology
    American Board of Dermatology
Specialties:
  • Dermatology
Clinical Interests:
  • Acne
  • Actinic keratosis
  • Atopic dermatitis
  • Contact dermatitis
  • Psoriasis
  • Rosacea
Publications:
Education:
  • 1970-1973
    Residency – Dermatology
    New York University
  • 1969-1970
    Internship – Dermatology
    Washington Hospital Center
  • 1965-1969
    Medical Degree
    George Washington University Medical School

Malcolm Randall Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Kimberly L Merkel

Kimberly L Merkel

CO AST PROF
Department: MD-DERMATOLOGY
Phone: (352) 594-1500
Mailing Address:
PO BOX 100279
DEPARTMENT OF DERMATOLOGY
GAINESVILLE FL 326100279
Physical Address:
4037 NW 86TH TER
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF DERMATOL
GAINESVILLE FL 326069277