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Lawrence A. Schachner, MD

Miami, Florida

Lawrence A. Schachner, MD



Dr. Schachner is a pediatric dermatologist at the University of Miami (UM) Health System specializing in cutaneous infections, inflammatory and inherited skin diseases, and disorders of the scalp and hair in children. As a professor emeritus of UM Miller School of Medicine, he held the Harvey Blank Professorship and continues to co-direct the UM Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery. He is a past president of the American Society for Pediatric Dermatology and has authored many publications, most notably “Pediatric Dermatology,” which is used by clinicians to assist in diagnosing and treating pediatric skin conditions.

Education and Training

  • Dermatology Residency, Jacobi Medical Center (formerly Bronx Municipal Hospital Center), 1978
  • Dermatology Residency, Montefiore Medical Center, 1977
  • Pediatric Residency, Montefiore Medical Center, 1976
  • Pediatric Internship, Montefiore Medical Center, 1973
  • Medical Degree, University of Nebraska College of Medicine, 1972
  • Bachelor of Science, Brooklyn College, 1968

Professional Highlights

  • Top Doctors, Castle Connolly, 1992-present
  • Member, Scientific Advisory Board, Hoth Therapeutics, 2019
  • Visiting Lecturer, San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium, Department of Defense, 2015
  • Chair, Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami, 2003-2014
  • Author, "Pediatric Dermatology 4th Edition," Mosby, 2010
  • Practitioner of the Year, Florida Society of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery, 2004
  • Chair, Medical Practice Group, University of Miami, 1997-2002
  • Dean's Senior Clinical Research Award, University of Miami, 2001


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