Dr. Rachel Epstein, FACMS, FAAD, FAOCD, a Dermatologist with Clear Skin Dermatology

Get to know Dermatologist Dr. Rachel Epstein, who serves patients in the Tampa Bay area.

Dr. Epstein is a nationally recognized Board Certified dermatologist and one of a very select few dermatologists on the West Coast of Florida who is Fellowship Trained in Mohs micrographic surgery, reconstruction and cosmetic dermatology. She has been serving her community for over a decade. 

Committed to a lifetime of healthy beautiful skin, she welcomes all ages for extensive expertise on skin cancer detection, prevention and treatments. Dr. Epstein also provides high quality  aesthetic and general medical dermatology services. In addition to her artistic eye and surgical precision, she values her patients’ trust and comfort, and is dedicated to delivering the highest level of care in an ethical and compassionate setting.

Clear Skin Dermatology was founded by Dr. Epstein with: 

CLEAR VISION of opening up a modern, state-of-the-art dermatology practice to better serve the community

CLEAR PURPOSE to combine compassionate care with expertise

CLEAR DESIRE to empower you with knowledge to look and feel confident in your own skin

CLEAR DEDICATION to making your experience in our practice the very best.

Acne to eczema to skin cancers and beyond, there is no problem too big or too small for Dr. Epstein and her team to manage. She utilizes her world-class education, down-to-earth bedside manner, and love of teaching to help her patients understand and treat their skin disorders. 

A Tampa Bay native, Dr. Epstein earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in biology and exercise physiology with a minor in chemistry and art at the University of Miami. She then completed medical school at Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine, graduating with highest honors. Following medical school, she completed an internship at Sun Coast Hospital/Largo Medical Center. She then became co-chief resident, completing her residency in dermatology at Largo Medical Center/Bay Pines VA. Thereafter, she went on to complete a highly competitive procedural dermatology fellowship, emphasizing skin oncology, Mohs micrographic surgery, laser, cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. She continues to contribute her knowledge as a volunteer instructor for medical students and residents.

Dr. Epstein has successfully completed thousands of Mohs surgery procedures and advanced reconstructions. She is a Fellow of the American College of Mohs Surgery (FACMS), American Academy of Dermatology (FAAD) and the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology (FAOCD). She is an active member of the American Osteopathic Association, the Florida Society for Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery, the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, and the Pinellas County Osteopathic Medical Society.

For excellence in her specialty, Dr. Epstein has been recognized by both her peers and her patients. She has received Patients’ Choice and Compassionate Doctor Awards. In addition to her work with patients, she has been the recipient of national awards for her lectures and has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals and textbooks.

In her free time, Dr. Epstein loves being outdoors, traveling, and spending time with friends and family, especially her husband and their three young children. She is an avid fitness enthusiast and enjoys pilates, barre, and yoga. She is a former junior olympic swimmer and junior national triathlon champion. 

Learn more about Dr. Rachel Epstein:

Through her findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/82737047-Rachel-Epstein-Dermatologist or through Clear Skin Dermatology, https://www.clearskinderm.com/dr-rachel-epstein 

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