Francisco Kerdel, M.D.

Vice Chair, Department of Dermatology; and Professor


Phone: 305-348-0570


Francisco A. Kerdel, M.D., is a residency advisor to students and is the Vice-Chair of Education for the department of dermatology.

He was chief resident at Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, former Director of Dermatology Inpatient Unit at the University of Miami hospital, Miami, FL, and former Professor of Dermatology at the University of Miami. Kerdel also served as President of the International Society of Dermatology from 2011 to 2013.

Kerdel has been an honorary member of the Venezuelan, Argentinean and Chilean Societies of Dermatology and a corresponding member of the Venezuelan Academy of Medicine. He is a national and international speaker who has authored over 200 scientific articles, 37 books, and chapters.


Fellowship, Guy's Hospital, London, England
Fellowship, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY
Dermatology Residency at Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
M.D., St. Thomas Hospital Medical School, London University, London, United Kingdom.


  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • American Dermatological Association
  • Noah Worcester Dermatological Society