Anna H. Chacon, MD, FAAD Dermatologist, Medical Writer, Journalist, Author
- Dr. Anna Chacon is a double Ivy League educated board-certified Dermatologist.
- She is from Miami, Florida and loves practicing dermatology. She travels for fun and also for educational purposes.
Anna H Chacon, M.D. is a board certified dermatologist and Miami native who grew up all over South Florida. She completed her bachelor’s in economics and MD at Brown University through the combined Program in Liberal Medical Education. While at Brown, she received a scholarship to pursue clinical clerkships at one of the largest hospitals in the Middle East, Rambam (Rabbi Moshe Ben-Maimon) Medical Center in Haifa, Israel through the Rappaport Faculty of Medicine of the Technion, Israel’s oldest university.
She pursued a fellowship in dermatologic and laser surgery at the University of Miami and completed her surgical internship at Orlando Regional Medical Center in Orlando. She completed her dermatology residency at the LAC + USC Medical Center in Los Angeles, California, where she served as chief resident. At LA County, she was exposed to a wide range of pathologies most other dermatology residents read in textbooks. After graduating from residency, she worked in the ABC News Medical Unit in New York City as a medical journalist reporting and covering breaking medical news nationwide and internationally.
Throughout her career she was able to work at Asian Hospital & Medical Center and the Research Institute of Tropical Medicine, an authority by the Philippine Ministry of Health to prevent and control tropical and infectious diseases in dermatology including leprosy, Hansen’s disease, and HIV in Manila, the Philippines. She also has traveled internationally to see patients, present internationally and further expand and broaden her education, knowledge and breadth in dermatology, traveling as far as Kuwait, Dubai, Guatemala, Paris, Colombia, Africa, the Caribbean and Belgrade, Serbia.
Dr. Chacon has also received additional training in Hansen’s disease & leprosy, contact dermatitis & patch testing, skin disease in the setting of HIV, Mohs micrographic surgery, lasers, lights & cosmetic dermatology, hair transplantation, trichoscopy, trichograms, dermoscopy, epiluminescence microscopy, confocal microscopy and advanced techniques in minimally invasive cosmetic surgery. She has authored over a dozen peer-reviewed articles, book chapters and has been published in JAAD, Archives of Dermatology, British Journal of Dermatology, Cosmetic Dermatology, Cutis and has presented at the American Academy of Dermatology, where she currently serves on the membership committee. She currently writes board review practice questions for the dermatology boards through the popular study source, Derm-in-Review.
Dr. Chacon enjoys practicing dermatology, is passionate about practicing medicine, and sees patients with all dermatologic issues or concerns.
Dermatologists diagnose and treat diseases of the skin and perform cosmetic procedures, including hair removal, laser therapy, cosmetic filler injections, cryosurgery, tattoo removal, and phototherapy.
Education and Training
Dr. Anna Chacon completed her bachelor’s degree from Brown University and went on to complete her Doctorate of Medicine at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. She completed a research fellowship in dermatologic and laser surgery at the University of Miami and her dermatology residency at LAC+USC Medical Center.
- Skin Tags Removal
- Destruction of Benign/Premalignant Skin Lesions
- Destruction of Skin Lesions
American Board of Dermatology