Meet Our Providers
Anais Aurora Badia
Board Certified Dermatologist
- University of Miami, B.S.
- Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine, D.O
- University of Health Sciences School of Medicine, M.D.
- Miami Childrens Hospital, Pediatric Residency
- Albany Medical College, Dermatology Residency
- Miami Childrens Hospital, Pediatric Dermatology Mini Fellowship
- Board Certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Dermatology
Dr. Badia opened Florida Skin Center in July 2001, just after completing her dermatology training in Albany, New York. Since then, she has developed the practice to be a full service facility, offering state of the art amenities to her patients. As Dr. Badia is a pediatrician, in addition to being a dermatologist, she is well versed in treating patients of all ages, even newborns. She is on the national osteopathic pediatric dermatology certification board. Medical dermatology for children and adults is the focus of Florida Skin Center. Under her direction, Florida Skin Center offers the only narrow band UVB phototherapy treatment center in the area for psoriasis and eczema, full Mohs services, dermatopathology services, and a full complement of laser, cosmetic and aesthetic services.
While her emphasis is patient care, she also makes efforts to be involved with the community, and has been recognized locally, with the Hispanic Affairs Advisory Board Volunteer of the Year and nationally, with the Congressional Medal of Distinction. Dr. Badia is a regular lecturer at the Miami Childrens Hospital Pediatric Postgraduate Course and is a national speaker for the American Association of Anti Aging Medicine. She lectures nationally and locally on a variety of dermatolo gy topics, and is published in leading dermatology and pediatric journals.
Dr. Eduardo Weiss, M.D.
Eduardo Weiss graduated from medical school in 1982 from the Universidad Central de Venezuela. He was 3rd in his class of 117 graduates. After immigrating to the United States, Dr. Weiss completed his residency in dermatology at Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami in 1999 where he was Chief Resident.
From 1999 thru 2006 Weiss was one of the charge physicians of MOHS surgeries and laser procedures for Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. During this period Dr. Weiss also established a very successful practice in Hollywood, Florida. He currently performs over 1500 MOHS surgeries and laser procedures each year. Dr. Weiss continues to train residents of Dermatology and Family Medicine from the University of Miami and Nova South Eastern University.
Appointments and Fellowships
- Diplomate American Board of Dermatology
- Diplomate American Society of MOH's Surgery
- Fellow American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
- Voluntary Associate Professor of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery of Nova South Eastern University
- Guest Scientist-Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami
Eduardo Weiss M.D. has lectured throughout the United States as well as South America. He has been published in numerous medical journals and health quarterly's.
Shirisha Vallarapu is a certified Physician Assistant with close to 10 years of health care experience. Shirisha graduated from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio with a B.S in Microbiology. She then attended Nova Southeastern University where she received a Masters in Medical Science and a B.S. in Physician Assistant Studies.
At Florida Skin Center, Shirisha sees patients for routine skin checks and problem visits. She also does the majority of the surgical procedures at the office including routine biopsies and excisions, as well as, specialized procedures such as sclerotherapy. She has extensive training in laser procedures including hair removal, tattoo removal and vascular treatments. Shirisha also has experience with dermal fillers and Botox Cosmetic.
Shirisha frequently gives lectures locally to fellow colleagues as well as lectures on the importance of skin health throughout the community. Shirisha enjoys spending time with patients and is always trying to further her dermatology knowledge by attending conferences and workshops.
Brandie Gostigian is a certified Physician Assistant. She graduated from Erskine College, South Carolina, with a B.S. in Biology with honors. She received her Physician Assistant training at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, where she received her Masters in Medical Science degree and graduated with highest honors.
Brandie’s interest in dermatology was enhanced by her research experience at the Medical College of Georgia. She is a published researcher and enjoys the study and practice of dermatology. Brandie enjoys providing excellent patient care with compassion, while also educating patients on the importance of proper skin care. She sees patients for routine skin checks and problem visits. Brandie also performs biopsies, excisions and laser procedures, including laser hair removal, tattoo removal, and vascular treatments. In addition, Brandie performs the Exilis procedure in Cape Coral.
Shanah is a licensed Facial Specialist who received her schooling at Florida Academy of Massage and Skin Care. Along with medical assisting she has over 10 years experience in aesthetic services at Florida Skin Center. During this time, Shanah has developed a strong, loyal clientele while expanding her career in the aesthetic field.