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Marcelyn Coley, MD

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Marcelyn Coley

Dr. Coley received her undergraduate degree in Biology from the University of Miami. She went on to study medicine and obtained her M.D. from Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, GA. After completing a General Surgery Internship at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, she completed Dermatology Residency training at the State University of New York Downstate in Brooklyn, NY. She also completed a research fellowship at the Skin of Color Center at Mt. Sinai’s St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital in New York, performing clinical research on conditions that disproportionately affect patients of color. She worked several years at the VA New Jersey Healthcare System prior to relocating back home to South Florida.

As a board-certified dermatologist, Dr. Coley practices general and procedural dermatology. Her clinical interests include medical, pediatric and skin of color dermatology along with cosmetic and surgical procedures. She has done clinical research related to pigmentation issues, laser treatment for acne scarring, and scarring hair loss; publishing several articles and abstracts in peer-reviewed journals in addition to authoring textbook chapters. Dr. Coley has earned more than 20 scholastic honors and awards. As a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, Skin of Color Society, and Women’s Dermatologic Society, she has served in several leadership capacities. When she is not seeing patients, Dr. Coley enjoys spending time with her husband and children, cooking, learning about nutrition and healthy lifestyles, traveling, reading, volunteering, and mentoring students and residents. She believes every person deserves quality health care and aims to continually improve outcomes through effective patient-physician relationships.

Her focus is on:

  • pediatric
  • skin of color dermatology
  • pigmentation issues,
  • laser treatment for acne scarring,
  • scarring hair loss

Licenses & Certifications

  • Board Certified in Dermatology by the American Board of Dermatology


  • University of Miami, Bachelor of Science, Biology, Honors
  • Morehouse School of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine, Magna cum laude

Postdoctoral Training

  • General Surgery Internship and Residency, Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Skin of Color Clinical Research Fellowship, St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Medical Center
  • Dermatology Residency, SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Honors and Awards

  • 2005 Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, inducted as a Junior Medical Student,
  • 2007 AAD Diversity Mentorship Program Recipient – Mentor: Anne Burdick, MD
  • 2009 Amgen Fellowship Grant Recipient, Skin of Color Fellowship, 2009-2010
  • 2009 ARTE Scholar, Orlando Dermatology Aesthetic and Clinical Conference (’09,’10,’12)
  • 2010 La Roche-Posay Foundation Research Award
  • 2011 AAD International Society Meeting Travel Grant, Chilean Society of Dermatology Annual Meeting
  • 2012 Women’s Dermatologic Society, Mentorship Award Recipient – Mentor: Valerie Callendar, MD
  • 2012 ASDS 2012 Annual Meeting Resident Scholar
  • 2013 AAD Resident International Travel Grant Recipient – Gaborone, Botswana
  • 2013 Dermpath Bowl VII SUNY Downstate Team Finalists (earned educational grant for training program)
  • 2015 JAAD Editorial Mentorship Program – Mentor: Zoe Draelos, MD
  • 2015 AAD Leadership Forum Program and Mentorship Program – Mentor: Seemal Desai, MD
  • 2015 WDS Educational Program: The Business of the Practice of Dermatology: Fundamentals for Financial Success. Dallas. May 8-9
  • 2017 AAD Presidential Citation – “In recognition of your commitment to promoting diversity in dermatology and your efforts on behalf of the AAD Diversity Task Force to achieve this goal.”

4060 Sheridan Street, Suite C
Hollywood, Florida 33021

From the moment I walked into his office, I was impressed by the warm and welcoming environment. The staff was friendly and accommodating, and the doctor was incredibly knowledgeable and attentive.
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