Ruben Antenor Moreno, M.D.
Dermatologist in Cocoa Beach, Palm Bay, Port St. John, and Suntree, FLFlorida Dermatology Associates
Dr. Moreno was an assistant Professor at SUNY Downstate in Brooklyn, where he taught General & Surgical Dermatology. In 1988 Dr. Moreno began his practice in sunny Florida relocating from the New York/New Jersey area. His Doctorate of Medicine was earned from State University of New York's College of Medicine. His internship was in Internal Medicine at the University of Medicine & Dentistry in Newark, N.J., and then onto his residency in Dermatology at the University of Pittsburgh. Presently, Dr. Moreno, Board Certified Dermatologist, specializes in skin cancer surgery, specifically Mohs surgery. He also supervises three physician assistants who provide patient care. Dr. Moreno is a compassionate doctor whose "patient first" philosophy is very apparent throughout Florida Dermatology Associates.
Frank G. Lee, M.D.
Dermatologist in Palm Bay, Titusville, FLFlorida Dermatology Associates
Dr. Lee joined Florida Dermatology in early 2010. He is one of a few dermatologists in Florida who are Board Certified in Dermatology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Lee received his Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Illinois in 1979 and did his residency at the University of Cincinnati. He has been practicing dermatology in Florida since 1985. He is a very dedicated and thorough physician focusing on clinical dermatology.
In addition to our two physicians, we have three physician assistants and a nurse practitioner with dermatology experience to provide you with quality care.
Susan R. Hammerling, PA-C, MPAS, DFAAPA
Physician Assistant in Cocoa Beach, Palm Bay, and Suntree , FLFlorida Dermatology Associates
Susan Hammerling places a premium on your health and the health of your skin. She has almost two decades of experience as a Physician Assistant since 2001. She performs Botox, Fillers, laser rejuvenation, and laser hair removal. She is known for her delicate touch with each of her patients. She pays careful attention to facial aesthetic detail and helps her patients achieve a natural, refreshed look. She customizes a treatment plan for each individual patient and helps them to look and feel their best. Susan has earned the prestigious Diplomate Status of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants, is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, and is an active member of the American Society of Laser and Medicine. She has a monthly Dermatology column in the Florida Today newspaper and has been published in numerous dermatology magazines.
For a personalized cosmetic dermatology consult, please contact Susan at Florida Dermatology Associates.
Helen G. Turk, PA-C
Physician Assistant in Cocoa Beach, and Suntree ,FLFlorida Dermatology Associates
Helen was awarded her Masters in Medical Science from Nova Southeastern University in 2011 and is certified by the NCCPA. She began her career in surgery at the Mayo Clinic. With a surgical background, she moved into plastic surgery and now has found her home in medial and cosmetic dermatology. She has been practicing anti-aging techniques since 2011. She performs Laser/IPL treatments and Botox/Dermal Filler injections. She is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, the Florida Academy of Physician Assistants and the South Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants.
Laura DiJerome, ARNP
Nurse Practitioner in Port St. John , and Titusville, FLFlorida Dermatology Associates
Laura received her Masters of Science in Nursing from the University of Akron in 1988. She practiced in Ohio until 2012, when she moved to Florida for retirement. She joined us on a part time basis in 2014.
Cindy C. Bassford, PA-C, PhD
Physician Assistant in Palm Bay, and Port St. John , FLFlorida Dermatology Associates
Cindy is our newest member of the Florida Dermatology family. She is a certified Physician Assistant and earned her PhD in Medical Immunology and Microbiology from the University of Flroida in 2007. She then received her Master Degree in Physician Assistant studies from the University of Florida in 2009. Cindy is board-certified by the NCCPA and is licensed by the Florida and Texas Physician Assistant boards.
Christine Jeffreys, CME, CCE
Medical AestheticianFlorida Dermatology Associates
Christine Jeffreys, Medical Aesthetician, CME, CCE Christine has spent the last 13 years in the dermatology and plastic surgery field as a licensed Medical Aesthetician and Medical Assistant learning the latest techniques in skincare and cosmetic procedures. Christine is also a board certified Electrologist and has passed her CME exam and clinicals licensing her in laser treatments. Christine has extensive experience in acne treatment for both adults and teens.
She welcomes all skincare questions and is educated in many professional skincare lines. You will find her engaging, honest, and a great resource in maintaining youthful skin. She is the first to tell you to stick with your current products if they are truly healthy and good.
Christine has three daughters and enjoys riding her horses. In addition to her 3 kids, her passion is helping people to look and feel good about themselves.
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