The premier direct care dermatology practice in South Florida providing general, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology services for adults and pediatrics.
UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI
Dr. Miguel Villacorta was involved in many campus fund raisers, philanthropies, and clubs while obtaining my bachelors degree at the University of Miami. He had the wonderful opportunity to travel extensively and study abroad at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. He applied his training at NASA assisting with two space shuttle launches.
NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY
In addition to obtaining his master's degree in public health, Dr. Miguel Villacorta received a certificate in medical interprofessional leadership and education. He received a grant to fund research on skin cancer screening behaviors and sun protective measures. This was published as the featured front page article in the March 2017 edition in the Journal of the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology.
NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY
While in medical school, Dr. Miguel Villacorta went abroad with a team of physicians and students to Vietnam. There he provided medical aid to over 1800 patients in the Ben Tre province. In addition, he was an active member in many clubs, the class vice president all four years of medical school, and helped start an endowment for medical education.
What is an Osteopathic Physician?
So what is the difference?
Osteopathic physicians receive additional training in manipulative musculoskeletal techniques and take a whole body holistic approach to the patient.
Kunapareddy J, Villacorta M, Cohen C. Acral Skin-Colored Papules. Cutis. Accepted 2017, Pending Publication.
Villacorta M, Bartos S, Hardigan P, Favreau T. Understanding Skin Cancer Screening Behaviors, Tanning Attitudes, and Sun Protective Measures of a General U.S. Sample Population Utilizing Standardized Skin Caner Survey Questions. JAOCD. 2017;(37)11-16
Villacorta M, Smirnov B, Conde J, Nousari C. Hailey-Hailey Disease Masquerading as Intertriginous Candidiasis for 10 Years. JAOCD. 2016;(35)32-35
Russell K, Schleichert R, Baum B, Villacorta M, Hardigan P, Thomas J, Weiss E. Ultraviolet Fluorescent Tattoo Facilitates Identification of Biopsy Sites. Dermatologic Surgery. 2015. Nov;41(11):1249-56.
Failiace R, Villacorta M, Winkelman F, Julian E. What is causing this 5-year-old's itchy, scaly, pink plaques? Consultant Pediatrics. 2015;14(4):184
Villacorta M, Kunapareddy J, Batty T, Cohen C. Pachydermatous Eosinophilic Dermatitis. American Academy of Dermatology (AAD); Orlando, FL. March 2017.
Villacorta M, Kocovic S, Espinal T, Pazos V. A Case of Possible Collagen Vascular Disease Presenting as Multiple Coronary Artery Dissections During Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. Florida Osteopathic Medical Association (FOMA); Fort Lauderdale, FL. February 2014.
Villacorta M. Grand Rounds: Antiphospholipid Syndrome. Broward Health; Fort Lauderdale, FL. 2017.
Villacorta M. Grand Rounds: Purpura Fulminans. Broward Health; Fort Lauderdale, FL. 2017.
Villacorta M. Grand Rounds: Cutaneous Manifestations of AML. Broward Health; Fort Lauderdale, FL. 2017.
Villacorta M. Grand Rounds: Differentiating Acute Drug Reactions. Broward Health; Fort Lauderdale, FL. 2016.
Villacorta M. Grand Rounds: Scabies. Broward Health; Fort Lauderdale, FL. 2016.