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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.

Videos

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

"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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Events

Summer Health and Your Skin Event

Dr. Herman recently presented at Mariners Hospital on the subject of 'Summer Health and Your Skin.' Stay tuned for more events!


Giving Back

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.