Dr. Javier Alonso is a board-certified dermatologist renowned both locally and internationally for his extensive knowledge and training in the field. A native of Spain, he pursued his initial medical studies in Europe and expanded his expertise via study here in the United States. His extensive dermatology training with global leaders in the field has made him a true leader in the practice of dermatology.
Dr. Alonso’s medical studies began at the University of Salamanca in Spain, and he obtained his medical degree from Navarra Medical School. He moved to Madrid in 1990 where he practiced dermatology for 10 years. He then studied at the world-renowned Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, specializing in the immunopathology of the skin. With more than 20 years of clinical experience, Dr. Alonso is a recognized voice on complex dermatological topics, such as immunobullous diseases, connective tissue disorders, and cutaneous lymphomas.
In 2006, Dr. Alonso and his family moved to Miami, FL, to become a member of the faculty at the University of Miami Medical School – Department of Dermatology. He has also been active in teaching dermatology residents at the Miami VA Hospital, a position which he continues today. He joined International Dermatology Research in 2011 as a dermatologist and primary investigator for their clinical trials program.
Dr. Alonso’s latest endeavor has brought him on staff at both Miami Dermatology and Laser Institute with Dr. Jill Waibel, as well as joining Integrated Dermatology of Coral Gables as a partner in 2016. Dr. Alonso’s primary passion has been and continues to be – providing excellent patient care. He brings a wealth of experience as well as a genuine passion for medical excellence to his patients.