Sami K Saikaly

Sami K Saikaly, MD, FAAD

Director Of Cosmetics Clinics & Clinical Assistant Professor

Department: MD-DERMATOLOGY

About Sami K Saikaly

Dr. Sami K. Saikaly is a clinical assistant professor in UF Health’s Department of Dermatology, where he currently serves as the Director of Cosmetics Clinics and the Director of the University of Florida Department of Dermatology’s nationwide board review course. He performs cosmetic procedures including botulinum toxin (e.g. Botox, Dysport, Xeomin), dermal fillers, lasers (e.g. vascular lasers, laser resurfacing, laser scar revision, pigment lasers, and laser hair removal), chemical peels, ThreadLifts, Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP), Kybella, and microneedling, among others. In addition to cosmetic dermatology, his clinical interests include general dermatology and excisional surgery of skin cancer.

Dr. Saikaly attended the University of Florida for his undergraduate studies, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude with a B.S. degree in Microbiology and Cell Sciences. He completed medical school at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine, where he was elected class president and inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. He completed his internship in Internal Medicine at the Orlando Regional Medical Center, and dermatology residency at the University of Florida, where he served as the chief resident of academics during his final year of training. He was also awarded the University of Florida Department of Dermatology Academic Distinction Award in 2020-2021.

Dr. Saikaly has a strong interest in research. Including textbook chapters and peer-reviewed journal articles, he has authored over 50 publications. He has presented at national and international meetings. He serves as the Chair of the Advocacy Committee for the Association of Academic Cosmetic Dermatologists and is also a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, the International Peeling Society, and the American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery.

Accomplishments

UF Department of Dermatology Academic Distinction Award
2020-2021 · UF Department of Dermatology
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
2016 · Zeta Chapter of UCF College of Medicine
UCF College of Medicine Institutional Scholarship
2013-2017 · UCF College of Medicine
Four Year Scholar Award, Honorable Mention, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
2013 · Florida Governor Rick Scott
UCF Student Government Graduate School Scholarship
2013 · UCF College of Medicine
Anderson Scholar of Highest Distinction in College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
2011 · University of Florida
President's Honor Roll Recipient
2011 · University of Florida
Dean's List Recipient
2009-2013 · University of Florida

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2019
PAS5010 Intro to Medicine 1
2011
CHM2045 General Chemistry 1

Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    American Board of Dermatology

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Dermatology

Education

Dermatology Resident
2021 · University of Florida
Resident – Internal Medicine
2018 · Orlando Regional Medical Center, Orlando, FL
MD
2017 · University of Central Florida College of Medicine, Orlando, FL
BS, Microbiology and Cell Sciences
2013 · University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Contact Details

Addresses:
Business Mailing:
PO Box 100279
GAINESVILLE FL 32610