Jill S. Waibel, MD

Dr. Waibel

Dr. Waibel is board certified by the American Board of Dermatology. She specializes in cutaneous laser surgery, as well as cosmetic and medical dermatology for both adults and children. Dr. Waibel is in private practice in South Florida with offices in Miami and Coral Gables.

Dr. Waibel is the subsection chief of Dermatology at Baptist Hospital and she also serves as a Clinical Voluntary Assistant Professor at the University of Miami. In addition, Dr. Waibel is the medical director and owner of Miami Dermatology and Laser Institute. The comprehensive center specializes in general dermatology, cosmetic dermatology, laser surgery and dermatology surgery (including Moh’s surgery).

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.

As a world-recognized leader in dermatologic laser surgery, Dr. Waibel lectures all over the world to train other physicians. In her practice she has over 40 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.

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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