Melanoma Clinic

Melanoma Surveillance and Detection Clinic

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Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Department of Dermatology & Cutaneous Surgery’s Melanoma and Pigmented Lesion Clinic provides a comprehensive care for patients with personal or family history of melanoma, non-melanoma skin cancer, and those at risk for to develop melanoma or other skin cancer, including patients with numerous nevi (moles), dysplastic/atypical nevi, and/ or congenital nevi, patients with sun-damaged skin and mulltiple sunburns or tanning bed exposures.

Our team of experts provide a compassionate and integral care for patients. They have expertise in early detection of melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancers, nevi, atypical/dysplastic nevi, and the use of imaging techniques including dermoscopy, total body photography, and confocal microscopy. Patients in the Melanoma and Pigmented Lesion Clinic have direct access to surgical and medical oncology services, as well as educational programs for them and their families.

We are part of the Melanoma Multidisciplinary Tumor Board, which brings together the expertise of different specialties to provide the best care of patients with melanoma and other skin cancers. The MMTB includes Clinical Oncology, Surgical Oncology, Dermatology, Radiation therapy, Dermatopathology, Clinical Trials, nurses, and support staff.

Clinical Faculty:

Natalia Jaimes, M.D., is an expert in melanoma and pigmented lesions, early detection of melanoma and other skin cancers. She has expertise in non-invasive images techniques including dermoscopy and total body photography, all of which improve early detection of skin cancer. Dr. Jaimes’s research interests include primary prevention of skin cancer, early detection of melanoma, diagnostic aids such as dermoscopy, and health disparities.

Shasa Hu M.D., is an expert in early melanoma detection, dermoscopy, and confocal microscopy. Dr. Hu’s research interests include the epidemiology of melanoma and disparities between populations in melanoma care as well as the potential role of vitamin D and tanning in cancer development.

Contact information

For Appointments
305-243-5302 Option 2 or

For International Patients

For Physician referrals