About Us

State of the art dermatologist in Hollywood, FL since 1975. Male and female doctors are all board-certified MD dermatologists. We see children and adults for medical, surgical, cosmetic, and laser dermatology. We have special expertise in laser dermatology, and our doctors are assistant professors in dermatology at the University of Miami School of Medicine where they teach dermatology to residents each month. We have a nice staff, nice doctors, and will see you on time. Immediate appointments are often available.


Norman Minars, MDNorman Minars, MD

– Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology, University of Miami School of Medicine
– Former President of Miami Dermatologic Society

Todd Minars, MDTodd Minars, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology, University of Miami School of Medicine
– Former Chief Resident in Dermatology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Eduard Raklyar, MDEduard Raklyar, MD

– Board Certified Dermatologist
– Associate, American College of Mohs Surgery

Ran Huo, MDRan Huo, MD

-Undergrad: University of Miami – Bachelor of Science in Biology
-Medical School: University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Catherine Harrison Balestra, MDCatherine Harrison Balestra, MD

Catherine Harrison Balestra, MD is a Miami native who earned her undergraduate degree from Princeton University.

Andrea Chen, MDAndrea Chen, MD

Dr. Andrea Chen is a board-certified dermatologist. She performs Mohs micrographic surgery, cosmetic surgical procedures and laser dermatologic procedures and practices general dermatology.

Marianna Helin, ARNPMarianna Helin, ARNP

Marianna comes to us from MIT where she practiced dermatology for the last several years (in fact she was the only dermatology provider for the 25,000 patients under this health plan.) She has over 10 years of experience in dermatology and is a Dermatology Certified Nurse Practitioner. She is from Finland and loves opera.

Traci Long, PA -CTraci Long, PA -C

University of FL: BS of Psychology, 1998
Nova Southeastern University:
BS of Physician Assistant, 2000

Richard Galitz, MD, FACSRichard Galitz, MD, FACS

– Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Miami School of Medicine.
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
– President Florida Society of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2001-2002

Alejandra Vivas, MDAlejandra Vivas, MD

Born in Austin, Texas but Venezuelan through parents, Dr. Vivas received her MD from Central University of Venezuela, where she graduated with honors in the top 5% of her class.

harold jaimes drHarold Jaimes, MD

Harold Jaimes, MD specializes exclusively in Venous and Lymphatic Medicine, offering comprehensive diagnosis, treatment and management for all aspects of venous disease including spider veins, varicose veins, venous insufficiency, and venous ulcers.

Lucy Martin, MDLucy Martin, MD (also fluent in Spanish)

Dr. Lucy K. Martin is a board certified dermatologist and dermatological surgeon. Dr. Martin received her MD degree from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Bogota, Colombia. Soon after graduation Dr. Martin joined the University of Miami Dermatology Department where she completed a post doctoral research fellowship in clinical dermatology.

Pamela Miller, MCMS, PA-C

Pamela is a board certified Physician Assistant. She has a total of 15 years in the field of Dermatology. She has been a trainer for Botox for hyperhidrosis, Botox Cosmetic, and Juvederm.

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For Great Orthodontic Care go to Minars Orthodontics (just down the street):

    Michael Minars, DMD Board Certified Orthodontist

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