Dermatology & Plastic Surgery

Dermatologists located in Fort Lauderdale, FL

About The Practice

Skin Center is a full-service dermatology and plastic surgery practice to meet all of your medical, surgical, cosmetic and aesthetic needs. Skin Center offers Fort Lauderdale, Florida area residents several services such as general dermatology, fat removal treatment, skin cancer, acne scars, removal of cysts, warts, excisions, Blue Light services and PDL. The Center can also treat psoriasis, offers Botox® and fillers, Ultherapy skin tightening, and laser treatment.

The practice was established over 40 years ago and employs state-of-the-art technology. Skin Center is conveniently located in East Fort Lauderdale, on US-1 across from the Imperial Point Medical Center. The practice is operated by board-certified dermatologists, Dr. Barry I. Galitzer, M.D. and Dr. Sari M. Fien, M.D., who are fellows of the American Academy of Dermatology, members of the American Board of Dermatology, and recognized leaders in their respective specialties. Dr. Gregory Lakin is a board certified plastic surgeon treating patients from the practice, providing surgical interventions to help patients look and feel their best. 

At Skin Center, our medical dermatology team treats patients for several skin conditions including eczema, rosacea, and actinic keratoses. Our practice specializes in skin cancer diagnosis, removal and reconstruction including Mohs surgery. The aesthetic team also offers CoolSculpting®, an innovative treatment which can freeze and remove troublesome fat cells from the body.

Skin Center’s doctor and staff pride themselves on helping patients feel more confident and self-assured by providing them with unique, effective treatments which can be used for anti-aging and smoothing. Our doctor are dedicated to ensuring the safety of the techniques so that everyone can feel and look their best without any unwanted side effects.

We welcome all new patients looking to beautify their skin and put their best face forward!

 

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Skin Center

Skin Center is a full-service dermatology and plastic surgery practice to meet all of your medical, surgical, cosmetic and aesthetic needs. Skin Center offers Fort Lauderdale, Florida area residents several services such as general dermatology, fat removal treatment, skin cancer, acne scars, removal of cysts, warts, excisions, Blue Light services and PDL. The Center can also treat psoriasis, offers Botox® and fillers, Ultherapy skin tightening, and laser treatment.

The practice was established over 40 years ago and employs state-of-the-art technology. Skin Center is conveniently located in East Fort Lauderdale, on US-1 across from the Imperial Point Medical Center. The practice is operated by board-certified dermatologists, Dr. Barry I. Galitzer, M.D. and Dr. Sari M. Fien, M.D., who are fellows of the American Academy of Dermatology, members of the American Board of Dermatology, and recognized leaders in their respective specialties. Dr. Gregory Lakin is a board certified plastic surgeon treating patients from the practice, providing surgical interventions to help patients look and feel their best. 

At Skin Center, our medical dermatology team treats patients for several skin conditions including eczema, rosacea, and actinic keratoses. Our practice specializes in skin cancer diagnosis, removal and reconstruction including Mohs surgery. The aesthetic team also offers CoolSculpting®, an innovative treatment which can freeze and remove troublesome fat cells from the body.

Skin Center’s doctor and staff pride themselves on helping patients feel more confident and self-assured by providing them with unique, effective treatments which can be used for anti-aging and smoothing. Our doctor are dedicated to ensuring the safety of the techniques so that everyone can feel and look their best without any unwanted side effects.

We welcome all new patients looking to beautify their skin and put their best face forward!

 


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Skin Medica Special

Schedule your complimentary consult and let our Medical Aesthetician recommend a personalized skin care routine to bring out your skin's beauty. Purchase $350 in Skin Medica Products and receive a FREE PEEL ($150 value).

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CoolSculpting®: Complimentary Consultation

Treat more stubborn fat, in half the time in only 35 minutes!

Skin Center is one of the first practices to offer the NEW Cool Advantage Applicators.

Coolsculpting® technology safely delivers precisely controlled cooling to gently and effectively target the fat cells underneath the skin. NO surgery, no anesthesia, no downtime. Give us 35 minutes and you're on your way to a slimmer you.

Schedule your complimentary consultation today.

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John Perrotto, D.O.

Dr. Perrotto received his bachelors of arts from Union College in Schenectady, New York in 1996.

Dr. Perrotto graduated medical school from the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2001 and completed both family practice and dermatology residencies at Wellington, Florida. He had the distinction of servicing as chief resident in each of these programs. Dr. Perrotto is double board certified in family practice and dermatology. He completed a fellowship through the American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology in West Des Moines, Iowa with world renowned physician, Dr. Roger Ceilley.

Dr. Perotto has performed thousands of Mohs cases and often lectures to other medical professionals in the field. He is an active member of multiple medical and surgical societies.

 

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Mary V. Endreson, PA-C

Mary loves seeing patients for Skin Cancer screenings and helping patients look their best. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Florida where she went on to pursue her masters in epidemiology and health policy research. Mary received her physician assistant degree with a concentration in dermatology from Nova Southeastern University in 2012. As a certified physician assistant, Mary is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the Florida Academy of Physician Assistants.

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Lauren Chabaud, CME/RMA

Lauren is a certified medical aesthetician and certified CoolSculpting & Ultherapy technician.  Originally from Paris, France Lauren speaks fluent French and English.  Lauren has been practicing for 25 years, spending the last 15+ years as a key member of the Skin Center team. Lauren specializes in anti-aging and treating the acne patient. Lauren creates a spa like environment while performing medical grade procedures.

 

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Pam Hewitt, CME/RMA

Pam Hewitt has been an aesthetician for 24 years, focusing on corrective skin care. A CIDESCO diplomat with specialized training in Medical Aesthetics, Pam represents the highest standards of esthetics. She has comprehensive experience and training in clinical skin care treatments and product knowledge. Pam's knowledge and her extraordinary touch are only enhanced by her ability to customize treatments to every client's specific needs. Pam's desire for excellence keeps her current on the latest in skin care regimens, techniques, and the very best in skin care products. Her approach is one that encompasses all of her technical knowledge with a relaxing and soothing touch. Specializing, but not limited to facials, chemical peels, microdermabrasion, skin pen, and dermablading. All of your skin care needs can be met simply by putting your face in Pam's hands. 

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Dominique Chabaud, Permanent Make-Up Artist

Dominique Chabaud is an esthetician and permanent make-up artist.  Originally from Paris, France, Dominique speaks fluent French and English. 

Dominique did her training in Paris, Hawaii, and Texas.  She has been practicing for 30 years, specializing in micropigmentation (permanent make-up) for the last sixteen years.

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Lauren Birth, Massage Therapist

Lauren is an accomplished Massage Therapist with over six years’ experience in both medical offices and in the spa industry.  Lauren considers massage therapy her “calling in life”, being told from a young age that she had healing hands.  She is very happy to be using her gift to help others in the world on a daily basis. 

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Trisha Banks, LPN

Trisha is an advanced Ultherapy technician. Trisha finds it rewarding seeing her patients transform into their new bodies. She is a licensed practical nurse and a certified CoolSculpting technician. She has been a member of the Ohio Board of Nursing since 2005, and is also certified in IV therapy, CPR and phlebotomy. Trisha has worked in dermatology, focusing on assisting with Mohs Surgery and cosmetic procedures, at Skin Center since 2005. Trisha actively volunteers her time helping a number of local community organizations including Kids in Distress, the Red Cross, the VFW, the American Legion, the Humane Society and others. In 2010 she became the one of the first certified CoolSculpting technician  in Broward County and has successfully treated thousands of patients.

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Monika Ortiz, LPN

Monika is a licensed practical nurse and a certified CoolSculpting technician. Monika has been working with the Skin Center team since 2007, specializing exclusively in Mohs surgery, cosmetic dermatology and CoolSculpting fat removal procedures. Monika especially enjoys treating patients with Ultherapy and CoolSculpting to improve their cosmetic appearance.  In 2010 she became the one of the first certified CoolSculpting technician  in Broward County and has successfully treated thousands of patients.

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Testimonials

Words from our patients

  • facebook

    "Awesome staff especially Devon, Monica and Trisha and the doctors... are an exceptional example of caring for their patients..."

    Bonnie T.
  • Google+

    "I love Dr. Galitzer! He has treated me for many years. He is a thorough, kind, compassionate and gentle dermatologist."

    Donna M.
  • Google+

    "The office is filled with very understanding and helpful people. They really go the extra mile to accommodate the needs of their patients."

    Brandon H.
  • Yelp

    "Top notch practice. Clean, organized, polite employees, and an easy to find location...Great doctors and they treat everyone with respect. Total 5 stars!"

    Alex G.
  • Yelp

    "Am amazing and refreshing experience , I was very pleased with such a friendly office environment. From making an appointment to seeing the doctor I had a great visit!"

    Dan J.
  • Yelp

    "The office was beautiful and everyone is so kind. A convenient location and lots of parking!"

    Heather S.
  • RateMDs

    "Dr. Galitzer was extremely nice and very thorough. I recommend Skin Center to all my friends. Thank you Dr. Galitzer!"

    Verified Patient
  • RateMDs

    "Dr. Galitzer is so thorough when he does a skin exam it's amazing. I've been to several derm offices and no one goes over my skin like he does."

    Verified Patient
  • RateMDs

    "All the people that work there were very compassionate and understanding and answered all my questions and concerns."

    Verified Patient
  • Vitals

    "...I had received nothing less than the highest level of professionalism, integrity, kindness and compassion! An exemplary medical practice! 5-Stars!!!"

    Dan Q.
  • Vitals

    "Dr. Galitzer identified the melanoma and I had to have a 50 cent sized piece of my shoulder extracted. Dr. Galitzer is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!"

    Tom P.
  • Vitals

    "He is a very compassionate human being who is very knowledgeable in everything he does. Excellent physician."

    Marcia T.
  • Vitals

    Dr Galitzer is great! He is both professional and caring.I was referred to him by a close friend. He can see what the problem is right away and gets it resolved."

    Linda V.
  • RateMDs

    "Dr. Fien & her staff are great!...She listens to your concerns, explains your options in terms you can actually understand & then helps you figure out the best way..."

    Verified Patient
  • Vitals

    "Dr. Fein and her staff are efficient and courteous. Quality of care exceeds standards. As a physician, I strongly endorse this dermatologist."

    F M
  • Vitals

    "Dr. Fien is an amazing dermatologist. She's very nice and wants the best for her patients. She gives you a lot of time and...truthful answers about your skin."

    Verified Patient
  • Vitals

    "The staff is extremely welcoming and helpful and offers cold water while you wait in the waiting room. Everyone is super friendly!!"

    Renee
  • Vitals

    "Dr. Fien COULDN'T be nicer or smarter, she answered all of my questions and made me feel like I was as important as any other patient she had seen."

    Samantha M.
  • Vitals

    "I found her very thorough and personable. Explained all procedures I was having very well. I liked the office as well, and would definitely recommend her."

    Karen C.
  • Vitals

    "Dr. Fien is a marvelous doctor. She is professional, prompt and a delightful woman. I've been going to her for 2 years and she is the BEST dermatologist I've been to."

    Terri C.
  • Vitals

    "I came to Dr. Fien on the recommendation of a friend of mine, and I have already recommended this doctor to several others, most wholeheartedly."

    Verified Patient
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Skin Center
6550 North Federal Highway
Suite 320
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308