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Robert S. Kirsner, MD, PhD

Miami, Florida

Robert S. Kirsner, MD, PhD

Dermatologist

About

Dr. Kirsner holds several academic and leadership positions in the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine’s Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery. His  primary research interests are in wound healing and skin cancer epidemiology, for which he’s received National Institutes of Health, American Chemical Society, and U.S. Centers for Disease Control grants, as well as industry-sponsored funding. He’s published findings from these studies in books, abstracts and over 500 peer-reviewed articles, and has received numerous awards throughout his career in medicine and academia.

Education and Training

  • PhD in Epidemiology, University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine, 2004
  • Dermatology Residency, University of Miami and Jackson Memorial Hospital, 1995
  • Wound Healing Fellowship, University of Miami and Jackson Memorial Hospital, 1992
  • Internal Medicine Internship, University of Miami and Jackson Memorial Hospital, 1990
  • Medical Degree, University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine, 1988
  • Bachelor of Science - Chemistry, Texas A&M University, 1984

Professional Highlights

  • Harvey Blank Professor Endowed Chair, University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine, 2016-present
  • Director, University of Miami Hospital Wound Center, 2007-present
  • Chief of Dermatology, University of Miami Hospital, 2007-present
  • Chair, Council on Education and Maintenance of Certification, American Academy of Dermatology, 2011-2016
  • President, Florida Society of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery, 2006-2007
  • President, Association for the Advancement of Wound Care, 2002-2004
  • Membership Chairperson, Miami Dermatologic Society, 2000-2003

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