The University of Miami School of Medicine, Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery has one of the largest in-patient dermatology service units in the United States . The unit is located at the University of Miami Hospital on the medical campus and specializes in the treatment of severe skin diseases. Approximately 500 patients are admitted to the hospital during a calendar year. The diseases treated vary from psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, cutaneous lymphoma, severe infections of the skin, immunobullous disorders, and severe reactions to medicines such as toxic epidermal necrolysis. The dermatology unit has individual rooms and therapeutic modalities such as ultraviolet light therapy, photopheresis, and hydrotherapy.
For further information, please contact Ms. Peggy Betancourt at 305-243-4690 or Ms. Monica Micin at 305-243-7357.