Sheila Farhang, MD
Dr. Farhang is a board-certified dermatologist and double-fellowship trained in Mohs micrographic surgery, cutaneous oncology and reconstruction as well as cosmetic surgery. She attended the University of Texas for her undergraduate and medical degrees. Dr. Farhang then completed her dermatology residency at the University of South Florida Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery and was selected for a highly competitive dual fellowship at the Skin Institute of South Florida and Hollywood Dermatology in the Miami, FL area.
In addition to her academic training, Dr. Farhang was also selected for a year-long entrepreneur and leadership program through the Advancing Innovation in Dermatology led by Harvard faculty and industry leaders. Dr. Farhang is founder and medical director of Avant Dermatology & Aesthetics. In addition to practicing medicine, Dr. Farhang is co-founder of a telemedicine health tech company, Vispera Health and dermatologist scientist for biotech company Uvera Inc. Dr. Farhang has numerous publications in top dermatology journals and has presented her work nationwide. Sheila has also been a physician investigator for several clinical trials, is on the editorial board and a reviewer for dermatology journals. Dr. Farhang is considered a media expert by the American Academy of Dermatology and has been selected as a Key Opinion Leader for large industry skin and beauty companies. Dr. Farhang is frequented features in magazines and is a frequent guest expert on national TV shows including Dr. Oz. In addition, Dr. Farhang has a large social media presence (@Sheila_Derm_MD) where she known for her entrepreneurship, skin and beauty tips, health/wellness, and her integrative medical approach.