Brian Berman, MD, PhD

Aventura, Florida

Brian Berman, MD, PhD



In addition to caring for patients at Skin and Cancer Associates in Aventura, Florida, Dr. Berman attends and teaches at the Miami Veterans Affairs Medical Center. As co-director of the Center for Clinical and Cosmetic Research, he leads a broad-based clinical research program while focusing laboratory investigations on the study of the control of scarring. He has presented on his clinical and research pursuits at over 300 national and international dermatology conferences. Dr. Berman is the author of more than 250 peer-reviewed scientific and clinical articles, chapters and books, is the recipient of the Dean’s Senior Faculty Clinical Research Award from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

Education and Training

  • Immunology, New York University Grossman School of Medicine
  • Residency, New York University Grossman School of Medicine
  • Medical Degree, New York University Grossman School of Medicine

Professional Highlights

Dr. Berman has served in the following leadership positions:

  • Vice President, American Academy of Dermatology, American Academy of Dermatology Association and the American Dermatological Association
  • Board of Directors, American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)
  • Professor of Dermatology and Internal Medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
  • Medical Director for Dermatology for inpatient and outpatients at Dade County's Jackson Memorial Hospital
  • Professor of Dermatology and Vice-Chairman of the Department of Dermatology, University of California Davis
  • Chief of the Dermatology Service at the VA Medical Center, Martinez, CA
  • Chairman of the Department of Dermatology at The Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, Florida
  • President and Founder, The National Association of Veterans Affairs Dermatologists
  • Chair, Dermatology Field Advisory Group for The Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Nominating Committee Member, American Dermatological Association
  • Treasurer, American Cutaneous Oncology Society
  • Scientific Advisory and Editorial Board Member, The European Journal of Dermatology, Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology, and SKINmed, Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology
  • Editor, The Miami Review
  • Board of Trustees, Sulzberger Institute for Dermatologic Education
  • Scientist of the Year Award, Sigma Xi Science and Research Honor Society
  • Best Doctors in America, U.S. News and World Report


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