Heather Woolery-Lloyd, MD

Heather Woolery-Lloyd, MD

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Heather Woolery-Lloyd, M.D. is a board certified dermatologist. She completed her undergraduate studies at Georgetown University and later earned her medical degree at the University of Miami School of Medicine. She completed her training in dermatology at the University of Miami where she also served as chief resident.

Dr. Woolery-Lloyd is an internationally recognized expert in skin of color. She has lectured at national and international conferences on the cosmetic concerns of skin of color. She is the creator of Specific Beauty skincare, a skin care line specifically designed for women with multi-hued skin tones. Her blog, Dr Heather's Beauty Blog is where beauty meets science.

She extensively participates in clinical research, serving as an investigator for clinical trials with an emphasis on increasing inclusion of skin of color patients.  She has been featured as an expert dermatologist in various publications including O magazine, Allure, and Prevention magazines. Dr. Woolery-Lloyd also serves on the Board of Directors for the Skin of Color Society and has served on the Diversity Task Force for the American Academy of Dermatology.

Dr. Woolery-Lloyd practices dermatology in both a private practice and academic setting.  The private practice locations are in North Miami Beach and Midtown Miami.  She also serves as Director of Ethnic Skin Care for the University of Miami Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery.



Dr. Woolery-Lloyd is a wealth of knowledge who takes her time to answer your questions. I’m a Latina living in sunny Miami who takes skincare very seriously. I recommend Dr. Woolery-Lloyd for dark spots. She also referred me to an expert in Psoriasis.
— Natalie Leon