In the Media
Dr. Alysa Herman’s commitment to skin cancer treatment and patient care are evident through her contributions to the medical field and her involvement in her community. Get to know Dr. Herman better by checking out her appearances in the media. To meet with her, Request a consultation online today, or call
(305) 444-4979 to schedule your appointment.
Pollution Protection: In this video from The Morning Blend Extra, Dr. Herman discusses environmental factors that can harm the skin and ways to protect yourself from pollutants.
Articles and Publications
Indulge Magazine Honors Dr. Herman With Top Doctors Award
The magazine honored Dr. Herman as one of Miami’s “most extraordinary medical minds” in its issue identifying 10 of the city’s top doctors in various fields. The magazine notes that Dr. Herman is one of the few dermatologic surgeons in Miami who specializes in Mohs surgery for skin cancer patients. Read More
Melanoma Rates on the Rise
In this eye-opening article, researchers say cases of melanoma skin cancer are increasing, despite an aggressive public awareness campaign educating people about the risks of sun exposure. While genetic predisposition is a risk factor for being diagnosed with melanoma, Dr. Herman says “there’s no question that sun exposure plays a role,” and that she is shocked by the number of younger patients she sees with skin cancer. Read More
“Chronic, Cumulative Exposure”: Skin Cancer and Young People
In this interview with Baptist Health South Florida, Dr. Herman explains that she now sees skin cancer appearing in younger and younger patients — something that was unheard of just 20 years ago. It’s a reminder that prevention is everything, and thankfully, it’s as simple as blocking the sun’s harmful rays. Read More
Make a Monthly Commitment to Skin Checkups
Prevention is everything when it comes to skin care. In this interview article, Dr. Herman outlines the telltale path to skin cancers (i.e., prolonged sun exposure) and explains the importance of head-to-toe skin exams by a medical professional. She also offers 5 foolproof preventive measures, including a monthly self-examination. Read More
Contributing to a Cancer Survival Guide
Asked to collaborate with author Charlotte Libov, Dr. Alysa Herman offered her expertise on melanoma for Chapter 13 of Cancer Survival Guide: How to Conquer It and Live a Good Life. The chapter covers stages of the disease’s progression, signs and symptoms, and treatment options.
Too Young to Worry About Skin Cancer? No Such Thing
In this Miami Herald special article, Dr. Herman and other dermatologists discuss how the skin cancer epidemic has spread to younger generations. Read her advice for prevention at any age. Read More
Tattoos and the Hidden Truth
Dr. Herman weighs in for the Baptist Health South Florida blog about the risks of tattoos camouflaging skin cancer. Learn her recommendations for keeping an eye on moles or changes in your loved ones' or your own tattoos. Read More
Decoding Sunscreens, Beyond SPF and Broad Spectrum
With more options, cryptic numbers and ingredients than ever, Dr. Alysa Herman helps decipher your sunscreen options. Learn the fundamentals and guidelines for applying sunscreen and for protecting your skin. Read More
The Link Between Tanning Beds and Skin Cancer
In the November issue of Healthy Valley Miami, Dr. Herman discusses the truths about tanning and the link between tanning beds and skin cancer. Read More
The Mohs Effective Treatment for Skin Cancer
It's summertime and almost every magazine and TV news program has a report on the harmful effects of the sun's UV radiation and its role in the development of skin cancer. In this article, Dr. Alysa Herman defines Mohs surgery and its role as a treatment for skin cancer. Read More
Summer: Beware of the Sun!
Now that summer is here, and the sun is at its strongest, skin care specialist Dr. Alysa Herman discusses safe sun habits so we can enjoy our barbeque's and days at the beach. Read More
Curing Cancer Is Her Calling
In this biographical feature, published in Healthy Valley Miami, Dr. Herman discusses her fascinating background, her passion for skin cancer prevention and Mohs surgery, and her commitment to charitable outreach in developing nations. Read More
Nearly Half a Million Dollars Raised for Miami Hospital
South Miami Hospital board member Alysa Herman, M.D., attended the 53rd annual Mercury Ball, which raised $450,000 for hospital improvements. This Miami Herald article covers the annual gala. Read More
Dr. Herman recently presented at Mariners Hospital on the subject of ‘Summer Health and Your Skin.’ Stay tuned for more events!
Dr. Herman Performs Free Skin Cancer Screenings
Dr. Herman is passionate about caring for the community both in and out of her office. She regularly donates her time and skills to local events to raise awareness for Greater Miami about how to protect themselves from the sun. Here, Dr. Herman is pictured at the Coconut Grove Arts Festival, where she performed free skin cancer screenings. A skin cancer screening is a wonderful, quick way for people to determine whether any of their moles or freckles require further evaluation.
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Dr. Herman is honored as one of Miami's Top Doctors by Indulge Magazine, highlighting her as one of the city's few dermatologic surgeons specializing in Mohs micrographic surgery for skin cancer.
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