Research Team

Brian Berman, M.D., Ph.D., Co-Director

Dr. Brian Berman is Professor Emeritus of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery at The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and has had the honor of serving as a member of the Board of Directors and is presently Vice President-Elect of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Academy of Dermatology Association and Vice President of the American Dermatological Association. He has served as Professor of Dermatology and Internal Medicine at the University of Miami, 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 at The University of California, Davis, Chief of the Dermatology Service at the VA Medical Center, Martinez, CA, and Chairman of the Department of Dermatology at The Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, Florida. He is past President and Founder of The National Association of Veterans Affairs Dermatologists, Chaired the Dermatology Field Advisory Group for The Department of Veterans Affairs, is a member of the nominating committee of the American Dermatological Association, Treasurer of the American Cutaneous Oncology Society,  and serves on the Scientific Advisory / Editorial Boards of The European Journal of Dermatology, Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology, and SKINmed, Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology, edited The Miami Review series and was a member of the Board of Trustees of the Sulzberger Institute for Dermatologic Education.

In addition to caring for patients at Skin and Cancer Associates in Aventura, FL, Dr. Berman also attends and teaches at the Miami Veterans Affairs Medical Center. As Co-Director of the Center for Clinical and Cosmetic Research he continues his 35 year, broad-based clinical research program while focusing investigations on the study of the control of scarring.  He has presented at over 300 local, regional, state, national and international Dermatologic Societies and meetings.  He 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 School of Medicine, was bestowed the “Scientist of the Year” Award from Sigma Xi the Science and Research Honor Society and is included in U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Doctors in America”.