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Dermatologist Naiara Braghiroli, M.D., FAAD, Joins Miami Cancer Institute

March 11, 2019

Dr. Braghiroli HeadshotMIAMI – March 11, 2019 — Miami Cancer Institute, a part of Baptist Health South Florida and the state’s only member of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Alliance, welcomes dermatologist Naiara Braghiroli, M.D., FAAD to its team of multidisciplinary cancer care specialists. Dr. Braghiroli is double board certified in dermatology and internal medicine.  Utilizing the most advanced diagnostic tools, including the extraordinary Vectra 3D Skin Imaging  Technology and the latest in confocal microscopy, she specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of various skin conditions, including melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancers. When appropriate, she will collaborate with the Institute’s surgeons, radiation oncologists, medical oncologists and plastic and reconstructive surgeons in the Multi-Disciplinary Skin Cancer Clinic to deliver the most effective, individualized care plans to patients.

Dr. Braghiroli earned her medical degree and completed a dermatology residency at Federal University of Bahia in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. She also completed an internal medicine residency at University of Miami Miller School of Medicine affiliated facilities in Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Her post-doctoral training included clinical and research fellowships in skin cancer and pigmented lesions, dermoscopy and confocal microscopy at the Skin & Cancer Associates in Plantation, Fla., under the tutelage of the renowned dermatologist Dr. Harold Rabinovitz.

Dr. Braghiroli has had papers published in peer-reviewed medical journals and has presented at numerous professional meetings. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and member of the International Dermoscopy Society.

“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Braghiroli to the Institute’s multidisciplinary team of cancer care specialists,” said Michael J. Zinner, M.D., CEO and executive medical director of Miami Cancer Institute. “She brings diverse training and research experience in skin cancer diagnosis and treatment and will be a tremendous asset to our team and patients.”   

About Miami Cancer Institute
Miami Cancer Institute is a next-generation cancer treatment destination known for its leading clinical care and research, compassionate patient experience and state-of-the-art technology – including the first proton therapy center in South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean, and the only radiation oncology program in the world with each of the latest radiation therapies in one place. The Institute offers an impressive roster of established community oncologists and renowned cancer experts, clinical researchers and genomic scientists recruited from the nation’s top cancer centers. As Florida’s only member of the Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) Cancer Alliance, Miami Cancer Institute is part of a deep and functional collaboration that affords patients access to innovative treatments right here at home and ensures that the standards of care developed by our multidisciplinary disease management teams match those at MSK. Heralded nationally as one of the “hybrid” cancer centers of the future, Miami Cancer Institute combines high-quality community-based cancer care with the best of an academic cancer center, including innovative clinical trials tied to research and genomics and disease-specific surgeons, medical oncologists and radiation oncologists who are experts in their fields. For more information, visit

Miami Cancer Institute is part of Baptist Health South Florida, the largest healthcare organization in the region, with 10 hospitals (Baptist Hospital, Baptist Children’s Hospital, Bethesda Hospital East, Bethesda Hospital West, Doctors Hospital, Fishermen’s Community Hospital, Homestead Hospital, Mariners Hospital, South Miami Hospital and West Kendall Baptist Hospital), more than 40 physician practices, 50 outpatient and urgent care facilities, Baptist Health Medical Group, Baptist Health Quality Network and internationally renowned centers of excellence spanning across Monroe, Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties. A not-for-profit organization supported by philanthropy and committed to our faith-based charitable mission of medical excellence, Baptist Health has more than 19,500 employees and more than 3,000 affiliated physicians. Baptist Health South Florida has been recognized by Fortune as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in America and by Ethisphere as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. For more information, visit and connect with us on Facebook at and on Twitter and Instagram @BaptistHealthSF.


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