Experienced dermatopathologist Rachel Careccia, M.D. joins growing practice
TAMPA, Fla. (July 3, 2013) – Palm Harbor Dermatology is pleased to announce the addition of Rachel Careccia, M.D. as one of six Board-certified dermatologists at the growing medical practice.
Dr. Careccia is a Board-certified dermatologist who adds another level of experience to the team with an additional Board certification in dermatopathology, which means that she has advanced training in understanding skin disease at the microscopic level. In addition, she has a special interest in complex medical dermatology.
“Dr. Careccia’s dermopathology expertise aligns with our plans to expand our laboratory capabilities with the addition of a Northwest Tampa office this fall. She will have a key role in leading and growing our pathology team,” said Dr. Amy Ross, president of Palm Harbor Dermatology.
Dr. Careccia has published articles on dermatology topics in peer-reviewed medical journals, including Archives of Dermatology, American Family Physician, Dermatologic Surgery and Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology.
Before joining Palm Harbor Dermatology, Dr. Careccia worked as a dermatopathologist and dermatologist at a
well-respected regional dermatopathology laboratory.
She completed her internal medicine internship and dermatology residency at Baptist Medical Center at Wake Forest University. Her dermatopathology fellowship was conducted at the Medical University of South Carolina’s Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.
Dr. Careccia received her Bachelors of Science at the University of Florida, and earned her Medical Degree from the University of Miami College of Medicine, graduating with honors.
She is currently a member of five medical societies: American Academy of Dermatology, American Society of Dermatopathology, International Society of Dermatopathology, Society of Pediatric Dermatology, and West Coast Florida Medical Society.
About Palm Harbor Dermatology:
Palm Harbor Dermatology’s physicians are board-certified and fellowship-trained experts in the care and treatment of skin conditions, including skin cancer. A wide range of services – from routine skin checks to specialized treatments for skin conditions to surgical procedures (including Mohs Micrographic Surgery) that diagnose and treat skin cancer – are performed by skilled physicians and staff. With offices in Palm Harbor and Brandon, the practice plans to open a northwest Tampa office in November 2013. For more information, visit PalmHarborDermatology.com.