Jill Waibel, MD, FACS, FAAD

Jill Waibel, MD, FACS, FAAD

Dr. Waibel practices as a Board Certified Dermatologist specializing in general dermatology, cutaneous laser surgery and cosmetic dermatology for adults and children. She is in private practice in Miami, Florida and Coral Gables, Florida.

She is  currently the Medical Director and Owner of the Miami Dermatology and Laser Institute in Miami. Dr. Waibel is the Subsection Chief of Dermatology at Baptist Hospital and the Medical Director of Miami Cancer Institute’s Multidisciplinary Skin Cancer Clinic. In addition, Dr. Waibel serves as a Clinical Voluntary Assistant Professor at the University of Miami.

She is a world-recognized leader in dermatologic laser surgery and lectures all over the world to train other physicians. In her  practice she has over 65 laser devices and treats a wide variety of cutaneous disease. Dr. Waibel is active in basic science clinical trials at the University of Miami and has a clinical trials division Miami Dermatology and Research. 

One of Dr. Waibel’s primary passions is the treatment of scars by applying today’s latest cutaneous laser technologies. She has successfully developed industry-leading procedures and techniques with lasers, received numerous awards for her contributions to medicine, and  published numerous peer-reviewed journal articles and several textbook chapters.

She was named “Person of the Week” on ABC World News Tonight in 2015, and was recently granted a Cutting Edge Research Grant by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. She has received numerous awards for her contributions to medicine, including an award given by Surgeon General Koop. The 2016 JDD Humanitarian Award has been given to Dr. Waibel for her innovative work in using lasers to treat  patients with traumatic burn injuries. Dr. Waibel was also recently awarded the 2017 ASLMS Leadership, Mentorship & Public Advocacy for Women in Medical Science Award. Dr. Waibel lectures, collaborates and trains military physicians to help the wounded warriors. Dr. Waibel makes her home in Coral Gables with her husband and four children.

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