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Dr. Melissa Lazarus, MD, FAAD

Dermatologist

Professional statement

Melissa C. Lazarus, M.D. is a Board Certified dermatologist with extensive experience and expertise in general, cosmetic, pediatric, and surgical dermatology. Dr. Lazarus has published numerous chapters and papers in well-respected medical textbooks and peer reviewed journals, given lectures at both national and international meetings, and has been involved in multiple clinical research trials. In addition to her academic achievements, Dr. Lazarus is often sought out to give advice to popular magazines such as Allure, Cosmopolitan, New Beauty, Fitness, and Health, and local news and print media. A voluntary instructor at the University of Miami's Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, Dr. Lazarus was recently appointed secretary/treasurer of the Miami Society for Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery. Dr. Lazarus is most proud of the relationships she has forged with her patients, providing a high level of personalized service with an unending commitment to the best quality of care for every member of the family. Melissa Lazarus, M.D. received her undergraduate degree from the University of Miami, where she was accepted into the prestigious "Medical Scholars Program," from which she graduated with honors. She then received her medical degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine, where she graduated with "Research Distinction" for her work in cosmetic dermatology research and the "Best in Dermatology" award. After completing an internship in Pediatrics at the University of Miami / Jackson Memorial Hospital, Dr. Lazarus received her Dermatology specialty training at one of the most prestigious national dermatology departments: the Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery at the University of Miami. In her free time Dr. Lazarus enjoys yoga, designing jewelry, cooking, and spending time with her husband, daughter, and sons.

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Specialties

  • Dermatologist

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Board certifications

  • American Board of Dermatology

Education and training

  • Medical School - University of Miami, Doctor of Medicine
  • University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Internship in Pediatrics
  • University of Miami, Residency in Dermatology and Cosmetic Dermatology

Professional memberships

  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • American Medical Association
  • American Society for Dermatologic Surgery

Awards and publications

  • Graduated with "Research Distinction" for her work in cosmetic dermatology research
  • Awarded "Best in Dermatology" from the University of Miami School of Medicine
  • Alster TS, Tanzi EL, Lazarus M. The use of fractional laser photothermolysis for the treatment of atrophic scars. Dermatologic Surgery, March 2007

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Provider's gender

Female

NPI number

1295788198

Office locations

Melissa Lazarus, M.D. Dermatology

1080 Kane Concourse

Bay Harbor Islands, FL 33154

Melissa Lazarus, M.D. Dermatology

1080 Kane Concourse

Bay Harbor Islands, FL 33154

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Very professional and friendly. Felt very much at ease and confident. Can only recommend.
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I wish they could figure out ZocDoc on their side :(
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I have been a patient of Dr Lazarus for a couple years. I would not think of going to anyone else. She is extremely caring and informative always. Dr Lazarus has a gentle approach and I always leave with great results.
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Dr. Lazarus is an outstanding dermatologist. She has helped me treat a red patch on my face that other doctors were not able to help me with. In addition she is caring and really goes out of her way to helpher patients get the best care possible. I highly recommend her to anyone needing help in the area of dermatology.
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Dr.Lazarus was very helpful, everything went great! I highly recommend her!
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