Dr. Ran Huo Ran Huo, MD graduated from the selective combined undergraduate/doctor of medicine program at the University of Miami. After finishing intern year at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City, he trained in dermatology residency back at the University of Miami.
His interests include medical and cosmetic dermatology. He has received research awards from several medical societies including the American Dermatological Association, Alpha Omega Alpha, and American Cancer Society. He has over a dozen medical articles published in peer reviewed journals.
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida
Jackson Memorial Health System Dermatology Resident
07/2010 – 07/2013
Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY
Internal Medicine Intern Year
07/2009 – 06/2010
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Dermatology Research Fellowship under Brian Berman, M.D., Ph.D.
07/2007 – 06/2008
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
07/2004 – 06/2007
07/2008 – 06/2009
University of Miami
Undergraduate – Biology Bachelor of Science
07/2002 – 06/2004
Alpha Omega Alpha, Florida:
03/2008 – 12/2008
2009 Carolyn L. Kuckein Student Research Fellow, Brian Berman, M.D., Ph.D.
American Dermatological Association, Florida:
06/2007 – 09/2007
Research Fellow, Jie Li, M.D., Ph.D., Brian Berman, M.D., Ph.D.
American Cancer Society, Florida:
06/2006 – 08/2006
Research Fellow, Jie Li, M.D., Ph.D.
Huo, R., Berman, B., Viera, M.H. (2013). Keloid Scarring. In M.G. Lebwohl, W.R. Heymann, J. Berth-Jones, I. Coulson (Ed.), Treatment of Skin Disease, 4th Edition. Philadelphia, PA. Elsevier Inc.
Huo R, Sikaria S, Berman B. Prevention of Tuberculosis Infections in Patients Considered for Anti-TNF-α Therapy: Practical Application of National Psoriasis Foundation Consensus Statement. Psoriasis Forum 2010 Vol. 16, No. 1.
Huo R, Ma Q, Wu JJ, Chin-Nuke K, Jing Y, Chen J, Miyar ME, Davis SC, Li J. Noninvasive electromagnetic fields on keratinocyte growth and migration. J Surg Res. 2010 Aug;162(2):299-307.
Huo R, Romanelli P. Etanercept therapy for psoriasis in a patient with active pulmonary tuberculosis. Am J Clin Dermatol. 2010;11 Suppl 1:39-40.
Wang H, Yan L, Zhang G, Chen X, Yang J, Li M, Shen J, Yu M, Huo R, Wang B. Association between HLA-B*1301 and Dapsone Induced Hypersensitivity Reactions among Leprosy Patients in China. J Invest Dermatol. 2013 Apr 19. doi: 10.1038/jid.2013.192.
Viera MH, Amini S, Huo R, Konda S, Block S, Berman B. Herpes simplex virus and human papillomavirus genital infections: new and investigational therapeutic options. Int J Dermatol. 2010 Jul;49(7):733-49.
Berman B, Viera MH, Amini S, Huo R, Jones IS. Prevention and Management of Hypertrophic Scars and Keloids after Burns in Children. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery. 2008 Jul; 19(4): 989-1006.
Viera MH, Amini S, Huo R, Berman B. Safety and Adverse Events Related to TNF-alpha Inhibitors. Practical Dermatology. 2008 Oct; 5(10): 35-40.
Berman, B., Amini, S., Huo, R. (2008). Anogenital Warts. In M.G. Lebwohl, W.R. Heymann, J. Berth-Jones, I. Coulson (Ed.), Treatment of Skin Disease, 3rd Edition. Philadelphia, PA. Elsevier Inc..
Villa A, Viera MH, Amini S, Huo R, Perez O, Ruiz P, Amador A, Elgart G, Berman B. Decrease of ultraviolet A light-induced “common deletion” in healthy volunteers after oral Polypodium leucotomos extract supplement in a randomized clinical trial. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2010 Mar;62(3):511-3.
Perez OA, Viera MH, Patel JK, Konda S, Amini S, Huo R, Zell D, Tadicherla S, Berman B. A comparative study evaluating the tolerability and efficacy of two topical therapies for the treatment of keloids and hypertrophic scars. J Drugs Dermatol. 2010 May;9(5):514-8.
Viera MH, Amini S, Huo R, Konda, S. Berman B. Putting it all Together: Immunologic and Hematologic Adverse Events Associated with TNF-alpha Inhibitors. Practical Dermatology. 2008 Dec; 5(12): 22-28.
Nouri K, Zhang YP, Singer L, Zhu L, Huo R, Ricotti C, Prodanovich S, Li J. Effect of the 1,450 nm diode non-ablative laser on collagen expression in an artificial skin model. Lasers in Surgery and Medicine. 2005 Jul; 37(1): 97-102.
Perez OA, Huo R, Viera MH, Patel JK, Keri JE, Li J, Berman B. Detection of TNF-α in inflammatory and non-inflammatory acneiform lesions. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 2008 Feb; 58(2): AB1.
Viera MH, Amini S, Huo R, Konda, S. Berman B. Infectious Adverse Events Associated with TNF-alpha Inhibitors. Infectious Adverse Events. Practical Dermatology. 2008 Nov; 5(11): 29-39.
Sevrain-Verdier SY, Huo R, Zhu L, Li J. Estradiol down-regulates matrix metalloproteinase expression in dermal fibroblasts. Journal of Investigative Dermatology. 2004 Mar; 122(3): A36.
Viera MH, Amini S, Huo R, Berman B. What’s new in natural compounds for photoprotection? Cosmetic Dermatology. 2008 May; 21(5).
Viera MH, Amini S, Huo R, Hu S, Oliviero M, Bassalo S, Rabinovitz H. A new look at fibroepithelioma of Pinkus: Features on confocal microscopy.. Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology. 2008 Jul; 1(2): 42-44.
(submitted to Case Reports in Oncological Medicine) Friedman E, Farquharson L, Warsch J, Huo R, Milikowski C, Llinas M. Lymphangioma-Like Kaposi’s Sarcoma Presenting as Gangrene.
Jacob SE, Huo R. (2006, January 1). Focus on T.R.U.E. Test Allergen #23: Thimerosal. Skin and Aging.
Research featured in Dermatology Times (2008, November), “Acne Pathogenesis” section. Dermatology Times, Vol 29(3): 15-16.
Perez O., Viera M., Patel J., Zell D., Konda S., Huo R., Amini S., Berman B. (2009, March). Tolerability and efficacy of two marketed topical preparations versus placebo for the treatment of keloids and hypertrophic scars. Poster presented at: American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting; San Francisco, CA.
Villa A., Viera M., Huo R., Amini S., Perez O., Ruiz P., Amador A., Elgart G., Berman B. (2009, March). Oral Polypodium Leucotomos Extract Supplement Decreases UVA-Induced “Common Deletion” in Healthy Volunteers. Poster presented at: American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting; San Francisco, CA.
Fluent in English, Mandarin Chinese
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