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Alysa R. Herman, MD

EDUCATION

Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
M.D. May 1999

Boston University – Division of Graduate Medical Sciences, Boston, MA
M.A. Medical Sciences, September 1993

Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, PA
B.A. Spanish Literature, May 1992

POSTGRADUATE EDUCATION

Dr. Richard G. Bennett, MD, Los Angeles, California
Mohs Micrographic Surgery Fellow, July 2003-June 2004

Cornell - New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York
Dermatology Resident, July 2000-2003

Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida
Medical Intern, June 1999-June 2000

EMPLOYMENT

Skin and Cancer Associates, Miami, FL
Mohs micrographic surgery and Dermatologic surgery, 2004-present

Dermatology & Skin Cancer Institute – Dr Brandt's Associates, Coral Gables, FL
Mohs micrographic surgery and Dermatologic surgery, 2009-present

Stephan Baker, MD MBA FACS, Coral Gables, FL
Clinical Research Projects Sub-Investigator, 2010-present

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Good Clinical Practice Training
Certificate of Completion. Protecting Human Subject Research Participants.
NIH Office of Extramural Research. 11/08/2011 certificate number: 801657

Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
Department of Dermatology, August-October 1998
Examined the effects of solar irradiation on the antioxidant enzyme system of human dermal fibroblasts. Preceptor: Dr. Mina Yaar

Boston University - Division of Graduate Medical Sciences, Boston, MA
Department of Pathology, 1992-1993
Master's Thesis: "The Thymus Gland: Prospects for its Therapeutic Role in the Treatment and Prevention of Disease". Preceptor: Dr. Joseph J. Vitale

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery
  • American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  • The Dermatologic & Aesthetic Surgery International League
  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • Women's Dermatologic Society
  • The Skin Cancer Foundation
  • American Medical Association
  • Florida Society of Dermatologic Surgeons
  • The Miami Society of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

Baptist Hospital, Miami, Florida
Baptist Health Cancer Center Physician Advisory Committee

South Miami Hospital, Miami, Florida
Member of the Board of Directors

Doctor's Hospital, Miami, Florida

Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida
Assistant Professor of Dermatology, University of Miami School of Medicine

COMMITTEES

Miami Society for Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery
President (2013)
Vice President (2011-2012)
Secretary-Treasurer (2010)

American Academy of Dermatology
State Policy Committee
Office-Based Surgery Task Force
Sports Committee

Florida Society of Dermatologic Surgery
Member of the Board of Directors

The American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery
Chair, Communications and Public Relations Committee
American Society of Mohs Histotechnology Manual Committee

Women's Dermatologic Society
Member of the Board of Directors
Chair, Networking Committee
Women Dermatologic Surgeons Committee Service Committee
Service Committee

American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
Mentor, International Traveling Mentorship Group
Annual Meeting Work Group
Scope of Practice Work Group
Procedure Credentialing Work Group
Membership Recruitment Work Group
Media Spokesperson

The Skin Cancer Foundation
Physician Spokesperson
Benefit Committee

LANGUAGES

Fluent in Spanish

LICENSURE

  • Fellow of the American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery
  • Diplomat of the American Board of Dermatology
  • State of Florida Medical License #ME89408
  • State of California Medical License
  • State of New York Medical License

FACULTY & ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

  • Contributing Editor - Dermatologic Surgery Journal
  • Editorial Reviewer - Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
  • Editorial Board - Journal of Drugs in Dermatology
  • Assistant Professor of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery -
    University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital - 2004-present
    Voluntary Faculty of the Year Award - 2011
  • Clinical Instructor - University of California Los Angeles Medical Center - 2003-2004
  • Attending Staff - University of Southern California Medical Center - 2003-2004
  • Attending Staff - Martin Luther King/Drew Medical Center - 2003-2004

PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS

Cancer Survival Guide: How to Conquer It and Live a Good Life
Author: Charlotte Libov – February 2016
Contributor to Chapter 13: Melanoma

The Dermatologic & Aesthetic Surgery International League Annual Meeting
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam – November, 2015
Speaker:
1) Diagnosis and Management of Unusual Benign and Malignant Tumors
2) The History of Mohs Surgery

The Dermatologic & Aesthetic Surgery International League Annual Meeting
Bangkok, Thailand – November, 2013
Speaker:
1) Reconstruction after Mohs Surgery
2) Merkel Cell Carcinoma

American Society for Dermatologic Surgeons Annual Meeting
Chicago, IL – October, 2013
Speaker: Facial Anatomy and Danger Zones for the Cosmetic Surgeon

The First Bulgarian Mohs Surgery and Reconstruction Course
Sofia, Bulgaria – June, 2013
Surgeon and Faculty Speaker

The Dermatologic & Aesthetic Surgery International League Annual Meeting
St. Julian's, Malta ‐ November, 2012
Speaker: Mohs Surgery Update

American Society for Dermatologic Surgeons Annual Meeting
Atlanta, GA – October, 2012
Speaker: Operation Surgery - One US Envoy's International Mentoring Experience

The First South African Mohs Surgery and Reconstruction Course
Durban, South Africa – May 2012
Principal Organizer, Surgeon and Faculty Speaker

South African Society of Dermatological Surgery Annual Meeting
Cape Town, South Africa – May 2012
Surgeon and Faculty Speaker

American Society for Dermatologic Surgeons Annual Meeting
Washington, DC – November 4, 2011
Moderator: How to Enter the Social Media Age

The Miami Herald
July 10, 2011
Contributor: Mohs Surgery Boasts High Cure Rate

American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting
New Orleans – February 4, 2011
Speaker: Surgical Considerations in the Geriatric Population

Alam M, Berg D, Bhatia A, Cohen J, Hale EK, Herman AR, Huang CC, Jiang SIB, Kimyai-Asadi A, Lee K, Levy R, Rademaker A, White L and Yoo S.
Association Between Number of Stages in Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Surgeon, Patient, and Tumor-Specific Features: A Cross-Sectional Study of Practice Patterns of 20 Early and Mid-Career Mohs Surgeons.
Dermatol Surg 2010;36:1915-1920.

The First International Columbian Mohs Surgery and Reconstruction Course
Cali, Columbia – September, 2010
Surgeon and Faculty Speaker

Herman AR, Kaufman AJ and Rotter SF.
Mohs Micrographic Surgery: An Update for the Clinician.
Practical Derm June 2010;32-36.

American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting
Miami, FL – March 6, 2010
Speaker: Surgical Considerations in the Geriatric Population

The First International Greek Mohs Surgery and Reconstruction Course
Athens, Greece – June 25-28, 2009
Surgeon and Faculty Speaker

American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting
San Francisco, CA – March 6, 2009
Speaker: When Bad Things Happen to Good Surgeons-Infection and Bleeding

American Society for Dermatologic Surgeons Annual Meeting
Orlando, FL – November 8, 2008
Speaker: Videos of Surgical Reconstruction
Title: The Rhombic Transposition Flap: Utility of the Double Z-Plasty.

Florida Society of Dermatologic Surgeons Annual Meeting
Palm Beach, FL – September 26, 2008
Speaker: International Volunteerism in Dermatologic Surgery

Boston University School of Medicine-Dermatology Grand Rounds
Boston, MA – April 2, 2008
Speaker: Volunteerism in Dermatologic Surgery

Charles CA, Connelly EA, Aber CG, Herman AR and Schachner LA.
A Rare Presentation of Squamous Cell Carcinoma in a Patient with PIBIDS- Type Trichothiodystrophy.
Pediatr Derm 2008; 25(2): 264-267.

Fitness Magazine
June, 2007
Skin Cancer Article

The Miami Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery Meeting
Miami, FL – May 17, 2007
Speaker: Volunteerism in Dermatologic Surgery

Palm Beach Post
April 16, 2007
Article: 7 Minutes in the sun can lead to lifetime of problems.

The First International Romanian Mohs Surgery and Reconstruction Course
Bucharest, Romania – April 2007
Surgeon and Faculty Speaker

The South Beach Symposium Annual Meeting
Miami Beach, FL – February 2007
Speaker: Prevention and Treatment of Surgical Infections

WTPS 1080 AM Radio "Healthy People, Healthy Choices"
Miami, FL – February 18, 2007
Guest Speaker for show on Skin Cancer (sponsored by the American Cancer Society)

Florida Society of Dermatologic Surgeons Annual Meeting
Boca Raton, FL – November 2006
Speaker: My Two Best Surgical Cases

Marie Claire Magazine
July, 2006
Would You Bare Your Body to Fight Skin Cancer?

Newsweek Magazine
June 5, 2006
Your Tan Could Kill You

Newsweek Magazine
April 24, 2006
New Secrets for Youthful Skin

Florida Society of Dermatologic Surgeons Annual Meeting
Orlando, FL – September 2005
Speaker: My Two Best Surgical Cases

The First International Course on Mohs Micrographic Surgery
Santiago, Chile – April 2005
Surgeon and Faculty Speaker

Herman AR and Bennett RG.
Reconstruction of a Large Surgical Defect on the Lower Eyelid and Infraorbital Cheek.
Dermatol Surg June 2005;31(6):689-691.

Comcast Newsmakers
Aired on CNN Headline News June 2005
Invited Guest – Skin Cancer: Detection, Treatment and Prevention

Amin SP, Herman AR, Busam KJ, Sachs DL, Nehal KS.
Subclinical Multifocal Atypical Syringomatous Proliferations Discovered During Mohs Surgery.
Dermatol Surg 2004;30(11):1420-1423.

ASDS-ACMMSCO Combined Annual Meeting
September 2004
Faculty Speaker: Great Auricular Nerve Anastomosis

The Allergan Dermatology Study Guide and Practice Exam
May 2004
Co-Founder and Chapter Author

The International Dermatology Exchange Program sponsored by The Skin Cancer Foundation
Los Cabos, Mexico - January 2004
Faculty Speaker: Great Auricular Nerve Anastomosis

Skin and Allergy News
Case of the Month
July 2003

Ninth World Congress on Cancers of the Skin
Seville, Spain - May 2003
Speaker: Infundibulocystic Basal Cell Carcinoma

Herman A R, Busam K J, Greenberg R A and Nehal K S.
Multiple Infundibulocystic Basal Cell Carcinomas: Case Report of Unique Unilateral Presentation.
Dermatol Surg 2003; 29(4):436-439.

Sadick N S and Herman A R.
Comparison of Botulinum A and Botulinum B Toxins in the Aesthetic Treatment of Facial Rhytides
Dermatol Surg 2003; 29(4):340-347.

Herman A R and Carucci J A.
Management of Obstructive Airway Hemangiomas in the Neonate.
J Drugs Dermatol 2002; 3:331-332.

Herman A R.
The History of Skin Grafts.
J Drugs Dermatol 2002; 3:298-301.

ASDS-ACMMSCO Combined Annual Meeting
October 2002
Poster Presentation: Management of Obstructive Airway Hemangioma in the Neonate.

Herman A R and Scott R.
Systematized Epidermal Nevus Treated With Isotretinoin: A Case Report.
J Drugs Dermatol 2002; 2:195-196.

Herman A R.
Mohs Surgery: A Resident's Perspective [Letter].
J Drugs Dermatol 2002; 2:182.

Careers in Dermatology, Editor: Perry Robins, MD
March 2002
Contributor

Manhattan Dermatologic Society Annual Meeting
February 2002
Speaker: Angiosarcoma

American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting
February 2002
Poster Presentation: Systematized Epidermal Nevus Treated with Isotretinoin.

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