Dr. Ana Duarte, director of the Division of Dermatology at Nicklaus Children's and founder of the Children's Skin Center, was named the 2016 physician of the year by the Vascular Birthmarks Foundation. The award honors outstanding service in the diagnosis and treatment of children affected by a vascular birthmark.
The Division of Dermatology, led by Dr. Duarte, focuses on the latest medications and technology available for the specialized treatment of all skin diseases and disorders in infants, children, adolescents and young adults. The division has a dedicated International Birthmark Institute that offers comprehensive evaluation and treatment of venous malformations and rare birthmarks.
Dr. Duarte attended the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine where she completed residencies in pediatrics, dermatology and a fellowship in pediatric dermatology. She is an ABMS board certified dermatologist and pediatric dermatologist and is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology.