Meet the Staff

Meet the staff of Miami dermatologist and skin cancer specialist Dr. Alysa Herman. A fellowship-trained Mohs surgeon who is a member of the American College of Mohs Surgery (ACMS), Dr. Herman has chosen and trained her staff to adhere to the highest level of quality and care.

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Staff Members

Liz Diaz, Medical Assistant

Liz Diaz, Medical AssistantLiz was born in Havana, Cuba. She received her training from Bauder College, graduating as a certified medical assistant in 1993. She has worked with Dr. Alysa Herman, since March 2005. She assists Dr. Herman with the patients, setting up for biopsies, anesthetizing, surgical procedures, and suture removals and provides post-operative care. She also helps in scheduling appointments and verifies insurance.

Liz enjoys working with Dr. Alysa Herman. She believes that they provide their patients the best in patient and surgery care.

Kelly Donnellan, Physician Assistant

Kelly Donnellan, Physician AssistantKelly was born and raised in Miami, Florida. She received 2 bachelor’s degrees from Florida State University in exercise science and dietetics. After graduating, she became a certified nurse assistant at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital in Neurology/Neuro‐ICU. Kelly then became a medical assistant at Dermatology Associates of Tallahassee, where she worked for two years before moving back to Miami and joining Dr. Herman and her team in 2011.

After three years of working closely with Dr. Herman as her medical assistant, Kelly left briefly to obtain her masters degree in physician assistant studies at South University‐Tampa and rejoined the team as a certified physician assistant. As a PA‐C on Dr. Herman’s staff, Kelly takes pride in making patients feel comfortable and feel at ease while providing direct focused care. Kelly is passionate about the field of dermatology, especially skin cancer education, prevention and treatment, and she works hard to deliver optimum care and a personable experience.


Cecilia Albornoz, Surgical Coordinator / Medical Aesthetician

Cecilia Albornoz, Surgical Coordinator and Medical AestheticianCecilia Albornoz was born in New Jersey. Cecilia has always had a passion for skin care and received her Associates of Science Degree with a concentration in Natural Health from Florida College of Natural Health in 2004.

Cecilia has over twelve years experience as a medical aesthetician. Since working with Dr. Herman, she has gained the skills and knowledge to work with patients in coordinating their surgeries and shares her knowledge of Mohs surgery to help new patients understand and feel comfortable with the Mohs procedure. She is happy to be a part of a team that works hard to help each patient have a wonderful experience with every visit.


Krystal Ann Diaz, Nurse Practitioner

Krystal Ann Diaz, Nurse PractitionerKrystal Ann Diaz was born and raised in Miami, Florida. She has received her Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner degree and currently specializes in the field of Dermatology and skin cancer surgery. She gained her bachelors in nursing science at Barry University as well as her master’s degree in Family nursing practice. Krystal has worked in the field of dermatology and skin cancer for 8 years as both a registered nurse and now as a nurse practitioner providing patient centered care by assisting and working collaboratively with Dr. Alysa Herman. She believes that providing the best care to every patient is key and dedicates her profession to the prevention and treatment of skin cancer.


Karen Kanarek, Surgical Coordinator

Karen Kanarek, Surgical CoordinatorKaren was born in Honduras and raised in Miami. She went to Miami Killian Senior High and graduated in 2004. Karen assists patients with scheduling their appointments, verifying and explaining their insurance coverage and benefits and addressing patients questions and concerns about the Mohs procedure. She enjoys working with Dr.Alysa Herman who provides the best care for her patients and atmosphere for the best team. She takes great pride in attending patients and making their visit an easy and comfortable experience.

Indulge Magazine feature of Dr. Alysa Herman

Dr. Herman is honored as one of Miami’s Top Doctors by Indulge Magazine, highlighting her as one of the city’s few dermatalogic surgeons specializing in Mohs micrographic surgery for skin cancer.

Indulge Top Doc 2017 Indulge Top Doc 2020
Map illustration of Dr. Alysa Herman's office
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