Dr. Francisco A. Kerdel is the Founder of Florida Academic Dermatology Centers. He is nationally and internationally renowned as one of the leaders in Medical Dermatology. Patients are referred to his practice from throughout the USA, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Many of these patients are referred from other dermatologists in recognition of Dr. Kerdel’s clinical expertise and innovative approaches to treatment. He attended the St. Thomas Hospital Medical School, London University, United Kingdom. Dr. Kerdel completed his dermatology residency at Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, where he was Chief Resident during the 1983-1984 school year. He completed his Fellowships at Guy’s Hospital, London, England, and New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY. He is the former Director of Dermatology Inpatient at The University of Miami Hospital, Miami, FL, and a former Professor of Dermatology at the University of Miami. Dr. Kerdel is a Clinical Professor of Dermatology at Florida International University.