Jessica McCarrick, M.D., joins Miami Cancer Institute as a Dermatologist
MIAMI, FL – February 10, 2023 – Board-certified Jessica McCarrick, M.D., joins Miami Cancer Institute, part of Baptist Health. Dr. McCarrick specializes in medical and surgical dermatology and dermatology for people of color. She speaks conversational Spanish in addition to English.
“We are pleased to welcome Dr. McCarrick to Miami Cancer Institute,” said Leonard Kalman, M.D., executive deputy director and chief medical officer at Miami Cancer Institute. “She provides sensitive, culturally appropriate care, which is an important benefit for our patients in the Miami area.”
Before joining Miami Cancer Institute, Dr. McCarrick cared for veterans in a three-state area, working out of the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Wilmington, Delaware. She also developed a dermatology department at a small Delaware hospital, providing care in an area experiencing a shortage of healthcare workers.
Dr. McCarrick has participated in broad ethnic dermatology research and studies on skin cancer in people of color. She has presented her important research more than 10 times to the Washington, D.C., Dermatological Society. The American Academy of Dermatology has published her work along with other publications.
“Providing personalized care to each patient is important to me,” said Dr. McCarrick. “As a dermatologist, I am humbled and honored to help people distressed by their skin conditions and to diagnose skin cancers they are unaware of.”
Dr. McCarrick earned her medical degree from Howard University College of Medicine in Washington, D.C. She also served as a chief resident during her dermatology residency at Howard University Hospital.
She will see patients at Miami Cancer Institute, 8900 North Kendall Dr., Miami, FL 33176.
About Baptist Health Cancer Care
Baptist Health Cancer Care is the largest cancer program in South Florida, providing local, out-of-state and international patients with the most advanced cancer care. With locations from the Florida Keys to the Palm Beaches, the program provides cancer patients access to a full array of innovative clinical trials, physicians dedicated to bringing discovery to the bedside, access to personalized cancer treatments and comprehensive patient support services – all delivered with unparalleled compassion. Baptist Health Cancer Care includes its state-of-the-art premier institutes, Baptist Health Miami Cancer Institute and Baptist Health Lynn Cancer Institute, with renowned subspecialized surgical oncologists, medical oncologists and radiation oncologists, and highly advanced technologies available to treat every common and rare cancer.
Baptist Health Cancer Care is part of Baptist Health, based in South Florida, providing care through a network of 12 hospitals as well as more than 150 outpatient facilities and physician practices, welcoming more than 1.5 million patients from around the world each year. Baptist Health Cancer Care is also Florida’s only member of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Alliance, an alliance based on common standards of care and many shared clinical trials.
To learn more about Baptist Health Cancer Care, visit Baptisthealth.net/cancercare.
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