Dr. Marta I. Rendon, a double board-certified physician on the forefront of cosmetic dermatology and research, is on a life-long mission: to perfect the science, research, technologies, and treatment applications in dermatologic medicine. Her mission is one of passion and profession, of which she practices daily at The Rendon Center for Dermatology and Aesthetic Medicine in Boca Raton, Florida.
Dr. Rendon's efforts expand globally, with her designation as the Global Celebrity Dermatologist for Procter & Gamble Haircare's Head & Shoulders brand. As the global spokesperson for Head & Shoulders, Dr. Rendon participates in brand initiatives including television commercials, speaking appearances and brand ambassador opportunities with global, national and regional broadcast, print and online media outlets.
First and foremost Dr. Rendon's medical mission begins with daily patient interaction - a large percentage of which are physicians and well known celebrities. Through thorough medical and cosmetic skin evaluations and consulting with her practice's physician assistants, medical assistants, plastic surgeons and other board-certified professionals Dr. Rendon is able to prescribe the best possible skin treatment regimen to keep her patient's looking healthy and natural.
With over 25 years of experience in the healthcare industry, Dr. Rendon is recognized as a world-renowned researcher specializing in the study of psoriasis, eczema, alpha-hydroxy acids and the effects of cosmetics on the skin. Dr. Rendon's specialty interests include cosmetic dermatology, laser surgery, wound care, dermatologic surgery, dermatologic manifestations of systemic disease and phototherapy (treatment with ultraviolet light) as well as the innovative treatment of pigmentary disorders experienced by patients of color. As founder of Skin Care Research Inc., a clinical research division of her practice, Dr. Rendon and her team have led stage II, III and IV clinical trials for products and treatments developed by several worldwide brands.
Outside of the office, Dr. Rendon devotes much of her time to keynote speaking, demos and training as well as lecturing at major medical conferences hosted by the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), American Society of Cosmetic Dermatology and Aesthetic Surgery (ASCDAS), and international dermatological summits on the latest innovative dermal fillers, laser, and medical applications regarding surgery for skin cancer, laser skin resurfacing, skin smoothing with filler agents, laser hair removal, treatment for androgen alopecia, laser tattoo removal, pigmented lesions, phototherapy, and wound-healing techniques. Dr. Rendon is also an active participant at multi-cultural bi-lingual consumer health fairs and major events, such as League Against Cancer/Liga Contra el Cancer.
Dr. Rendon supports brands and corporations that support her mission, as well. She has previously served as a speaker, advisor to and physician trainer for 3M Pharmaceutical, Allergan, Avene/Glytone, Galderma, GlaxoSmithKline, Janssen, Johnson & Johnson, L'Oreal, Merck, Procter & Gamble, Novartis, Ortho Dermatological, Pfizer, Salu, Schering, Sirrus Pharmaceutical, Unilever and Vichy.
Dr. Rendon has served as a clinical associate professor in the Department of Dermatology at the University Of Miami School Of Medicine for over 20 years and is the former chairperson of the Department of Dermatology of Cleveland Clinic Florida. In addition, Dr. Rendon serves as a clinical associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Fla., an affiliation of University of Miami School of Medicine.
Dr. Rendon earned her medical degree from the prestigious University of Puerto Rico, San Juan. After completing her internal medicine residency at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, Dr. Rendon completed a vigorous two-year program involving the study of Hansen's disease at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services training facility in Carville, La. After earning her residency in dermatology at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, Tx, Dr. Rendon also trained in superficial anatomy and cutaneous surgery at the Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation in San Diego, Ca, laser surgery at Marshfield Medical Research Foundation in Marshfield, Wis., and phototherapy and photobiology at Johns Hopkins Medical Center in Baltimore, Md.
Her mission has a voice: Dr. Rendon has been featured on numerous television news and entertainment programs, including CNN, Telemundo and the Daily Buzz. Dr. Rendon's expertise has been recognized and shared in many global magazines, including Vogue, Allure, ELLE, Harper's Bazaar and New Beauty. Dr. Rendon has also written multiple books and book chapters and has been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals. Through skill, determination and compassion for patients suffering from skin disorders, Dr. Rendon has achieved a notable national and international reputation in her specialty. To learn more visit: Dr. Rendon's practice website.