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Susan Weinkle, MD


Susan Weinkle, MD

Susan H. Weinkle, MD is board-certified in Dermatology. She is a Fellow of the American College of Mohs Surgery and a Diplomat of the American Board of Dermatology. Dr. Weinkle graduated summa cum laude from the University of Florida in 1974 and completed her residency in Dermatology at Stanford University Medical Center in 1982, where she held the position of Chief Resident. Dr. Weinkle has been in her solo private practice since 1984, specializing in Mohs Surgery and Cosmetic Dermatology. She has held academic appointments at Stanford University Hospital, the University of California Irvine Medical Center and, most recently, at the University of South Florida.

Dr. Weinkle is affiliated with many professional organizations and societies. She has been on the Board of Directors and chaired numerous committees in organizations such as the American Academy of Dermatology, Dermatology Foundation, and Florida Society of Dermatology for Dermatologic Surgery. Dr. Weinkle has served as vice chairperson of the Dermatologic Foundation and has served on the board of trustees. She served as president of the Women’s Dermatologic Society and as president of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. She is currently President of the Florida Society of Dermatologic Surgery. WDS has also awarded Dr. Weinkle the prestigious Rose Hirschler Award and the Legacy Award. She is an active member of the American Dermatological Association. The Florida Society of Dermatology awarded her the Practitioner of the Year award in 2014.

Dr. Weinkle is a medical editor for Drugs in Dermatology and is on the editorial board of Practical Dermatology and Cosmetic Dermatology. She has published over thirty articles on skin carcinoma, surgical techniques, and cosmetic therapies. She frequently lectures on behalf of the American Academy of Dermatology and other leading dermatology societies, both nationally and internationally. She has been voted one of the “Best Doctors” for the past sixteen years.

Dr. Weinkle is passionate about all aspects of dermatology: mentoring, scientific innovation, and building enduring relationships within the dermatology community. She and her husband, Dana, an ophthalmologist, live in Bradenton, Florida. Their 28-year-old daughter, Allison, is a General Surgery intern in Tampa and their 31-year-old son, Justin, is married and working in finance in New York City.