About Us

Our Staff

Francisco Kerdel, MD, Frank Don, DO, and Christina Kerdel Don, PA-C, MCMSc are the providers at Florida Academic Dermatology Center. We are happy to assist our patients and take care of them with world-class, cutting-edge treatments.The Florida Academic Dermatology Center at Larkin Community Hospital is one of the few inpatient dermatology units in the United States. Led by Dr. Francisco Kerdel, this department provides specialized care for severe dermatological conditions in an inpatient setting. Dereen Neil, RN, services as the Dermatology Nurse Supervisor and Carlos Ricotti, MD is the Assistant Medical Director of the unit.

Our Mission

Florida Academic Dermatology Center is dedicated to improving the health of our patients by providing first class, innovative dermatological care. We also offer educational programs to further enhance the education of post-graduate dermatologists and a clinical research program which enables us to offer patients access to new treatments.Our dedicated team of bilingual doctors, nurses, clinical research staff and administrative staff make it a priority to ensure that our patients are completely satisfied with the way in which we attend to our patients and their families and that they will entrust us with their dermatological care for many years to come.

Welcome to Our Clinic

Welcome to Florida Academic Dermatology Center, a unique Dermatology Practice like no other in South Florida.
Whether you are seeking medical care for a skin condition, considering a skin care procedure or wish to
participate in a clinical trial, we hope you will choose us first for your care.