Dedicated to the Health and Beauty of Skin
Although it is often taken for granted, our skin is the largest, most complex and most important organ in our bodies. It defends us from disease and harmful elements in our environment. It grants us the sensation of touch and texture. And it gives each of us our own unique appearance that we share with the world. With all that our skin does for us, it is only right that we treat it with all the care and respect we would give a vital organ like our heart or lungs.
At International Dermatology, these are our exact feelings about what skin care should be. So, we’ve searched the world for those products that deliver the kinds of results that healthy skin needs for its optimum condition. From protective and preventive care to treatments for problem skin to extending skin’s healthy lifespan, we provide that essential support all skin requires and that every person deserves.
Dr. Javier Alonso, a native of Spain, studied medicine in the University of Salamanca and graduated from Navarra Medical School in 1989. In 1990, he moved to Madrid where he specialized in Dermatology; and for the next 10 years he dedicated his time to expand his dermatology skills, trained and subspecialized in pathology of the skin at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester (MN). His impressive knowledge and abilities have made him a very well-known dermatologist in the US as well as abroad.
In 2006, he joined the faculty at the University of Miami, and is still teaching dermatology residents at the VAMC hospital. He joined IDR in 2011 as a Dermatologist and PI of the clinical trials program.
Dr. Alonso has vast experience in cosmetic and laser procedures as well as complex surgical procedures including the Mohs technique, utilized to remove skin cancer in important cosmetically anatomic areas.
Maribel Sosa is a Licensed Paramedical Aesthetician, graduate at the top of her class at the Florida College of Natural Health in Miami, FL.
With more than 14 years of experience, she holds advanced training, knowledge and certification in procedures such as medical grade peels, acne treatments, clinical facials, medical skincare and Thermage.
Her advanced treatments complement the medical and cosmetic services offered at the clinic. Maribel is constantly educating herself on progressing treatments and products to provide our clients with current knowledge and skin wellness.
Ariel F. Sotolongo is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner with more than 15 years of vast experience as a health care provider.
In 1997 he received his Medical Doctorate at Havana University in Cuba, and in 2001 obtained his Surgery Degree. In 2011 he began his studies as a Nurse Practitioner at Florida International University, and obtained his Master Degree with Honors in 2013. He has trained in Laser Procedures, Botox, and Dermal Fillers in prestigious institutions in the US as well as abroad. In 2013, he joined International Dermatology where he specializes in all types of cosmetic procedures, including Cool Sculpting the newest noninvasive laser method of elimination of fat.