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Alejandra Vivas, MD


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Location:

Miramar – Dr. Gottlieb
1951 Sw 172Nd Avenue, Suite 416
Miramar, Florida 33029

Phone: (954) 447-3200
Fax: (954) 447-3205


Credentials:

Dr. Alejandra Vivas was born in Austin, Texas to Venezuelan parents and grew up in Caracas. She received her MD from Central University of Venezuela, where she graduated in the top 5% of her class with honors.

After finishing an internship at Cleveland Clinic Florida (Weston, FL), she did a research fellowship in Wound Healing at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. As a Post Doctoral Research Associate and Clinical Sub-Investigator there, she conducted multiple clinical and translational trials and was exceedingly productive publishing over 35 peer reviewed articles and book chapters. After the devastating 2010 earthquake in Haiti, Dr. Vivas volunteered as a member of the Wound Care Team during the relief effort.

Dr. Vivas completed residency at the prestigious Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery at the University of Miami / Jackson Health System. She received the Excellence in Dermatologic surgery award, which recognizes one graduating resident with superior surgical skills.

She has presented her research at numerous local, national and international conferences and has served as a reviewer for several high impact journals including Dermatologic Surgery, International Wound Journal and the Journal of Functional Biomaterials.

Dr. Vivas is passionate about Dermatology. She excels at adult and pediatric medical dermatology, cosmetic dermatology and dermatologic surgery. She is fluent in English and Spanish.

In her spare time, Dr. Vivas enjoys spending time with her family and friends especially her 2-year-old son.