Primary Office

Children's Skin Center
3100 SW 62 Avenue - Dermatology
Miami, FL 33155
Phone Number: 305-669-6555

Additional Office

4675 Ponce De Leon Blvd #201
Coral Gables, FL 33146
Phone Number: 305-662-8778


Medical School - University of Miami
Residency - Jackson Memorial Hospital
Fellowship - Jackson Memorial Hospital
Residency - Jackson Memorial Hospital

Board Certifications

American Board of Dermatology (Derm) - Certified
American Board of Dermatology (Pedi Derm) - Certified

Director, Division of Dermatology

Dr. Duarte, completed medical school in 1988 at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. She continued her training completing two residencies Pediatrics in 1991, and Dermatology in 1995. She also comlpeted a 1 year fellowship in Pediatric Dermatology in 1992. All of her training taking place at Jackson Memorial Hospital. She was boarded by the American Board of Medical Subspecialties in Pediatrics and remains boarded in Dermatology and Pediatric Dermatology. She is licensed to practice medicine in the State of Florida.

In 1995 she was appointed the Director of the Division of Dermatology at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital and founded the Children’s Skin Center, PA located on the campus of Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. She is Associate Professor for Nova Southeastern University Department of Dermatology as well as Voluntary Faculty at the University of Miami Department of Dermatology.

Her main area of interest is in the treatment of vascular lesions and in 1995 she developed the Laser Center at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, a center focusing on the laser treatment of vascular lesions. In 2009 she developed and was appointed Director of The International Birthmark Institute (TIBI) at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital: a multidisciplinary team of sub-specialists dedicated to the treatment of all birthmarks with a special focus on vascular anomalies.

Learn more about Dr. Duarte's practice, The Children's Skin Center.


Baum, B.K., Duarte, A.M. (2015). Skin cancer epidemic in America, Hispanic and Latino patients. Pediatric Skin Color.

Badia, A., Ferrer, S., Duarte, A. M. (2015). Transient neonatal pustular melanosis. Pediatric Skin Color.

Schnellbacher, C., Ciocca, G., Menendez, R., Aksentijevich, I., Goldbach-Mansky, R., Duarte, A.M., et al (2013). Deficiency of interleukin-1 receptor antagonist responsive to anakinra. Pediatric Dermatology, 30(6), 758-760. View in Pubmed

Price, C.J., Lattouf, C., Baum, B., McLeod, M., Schachner, L.A., Duarte, A.M., Connelly, E.A. (2011). Propanolol vs corticosteroids for infantile hemangiomas: a multicenter retrospective analysis. Archives of Dermatology, 147(12), 1371-1376. View in Pubmed

Restrepo, R., Palani, R., Cervantes, L.F., Duarte, A.M., Amjad, I., Altman, N.R. (2011). Hemangiomas revisited: the useful, the unusual and the new. Part 2: endangering hemangiomas and treatment. Pediatric Radiology, 41(7), 905-915. View in Pubmed

Restrepo, R., Palani, R., Cervantes, L.F., Duarte, A.M., Amjad, I., Altman, N.R. (2011). Hemangiomas revisited: the useful, the unusual and the new. Part 1: overview and clinical and imaging characteristics. Pediatric Radiology, 41(7), 895-904. View in Pubmed

Rogers, M., McCuaig, C., Pruksachatkun, C., Jeffries, M., Duarte, A. M., Ciocca, G., Norrie, C. (2011). “Physical injury and environmental hazards” . Elsevier. Pediatric Dermatology. 1(), 1642.

Burk, C. J., Ciocca, G., Heath C., Duarte, A. M., Dohil, M., Connelly, E. A. (2008). Addison’s disease, diffuse skin, and mucosal hyperpigmentation with subtle “flu like” symptoms – a report of two cases. Pediatric Dermatology, 25(), 215-218. View in Pubmed

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