Maritza Perez, MD, is a visiting professor of dermatology at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and the owner of a solo private practice, Advanced Aesthetics in New Canaan, Connecticut. She graduated and completed her residency in de ... rmatology from University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. Dr. Perez completed a fellowship in immunodermatology from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York and a fellowship in dermatologic surgery from New York University Langone Medical Center.
Dr. Perez is currently an officer and former senior vice president of the Skin Cancer Foundation and former associate director of procedural dermatology at Mt. Sinai Beth Israel in New York, NY. She is a member of the board of directors for the Skin of Color Society and a member of the American Academy of Dermatology Association task force on cancer in skin of color.
Dr. Perez is the author of over 100 publications and co-authored Understanding Melanoma: What You Need to Know, now in its fifth edition.