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Dr. Barry Resnik

Dermatology
Aventura, FL
32 years experience male

Locations

Resnik Skin Institute

Aventura, FL

Address

2630 NE 203 St, #105, Aventura, FL
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 830am - 430pm
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Practice website

Fax

3056928606

Insurances accepted

Blue cross blue shield

Cigna

Humana

United healthcare

Aetna Life Insurance Company

AvMed Health Plan

About

Bio

Barry Resnik, MD, is the Medical Director at the Resnik Skin Institute in Aventura, FL and is a Voluntary Clinical Professor at the University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida. He graduated from Tulane University School of Medicine, and completed his Internship in Internal Medicine and Residency in Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital Medical Center. Dr. Resnik's practice encompasses adult, pediatric and cosmetic dermatology and dermatologic surgery. He has special expertise in psoriasis, vitiligo, and acne. Dr. Resnik's cosmetic surgery practice includes tumescent liposuction, hair transplantation, all manner of cutaneous laser applications, sclerotherapy and chemical peeling. His noninvasive rejuvenation practice includes IPL, BOTOX, Dysport, Silicone microdroplet augmentation therapy, Restylane, Juvederm, Radiesse, Artefill, and fat transfer. Dr. Resnik has published numerous articles and book chapters in the dermatologic literature. Dr. Resnik is Team Dermatologist for the MLB World Champion Miami Marlins.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Dermatology

Licenses

United States: Florida, Louisiana

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

195 Answers
10 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
Dermatology 32 years experience
Who's the best?: The best acne scar surgeon is someone who actively takes an interest in how best to treat your scars. Listening to you and what bothers you, categoriz... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
Dermatology 32 years experience
Ultrasound how-to: The technician or your doctor will take some gel and place it on your skin over the area to imaged. The ultrasound head puts out noiseless waves of so... Read More
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
Dermatology 32 years experience
Sores in the head: Depends on the sores. If these lesions bother you enough to look for treatment, they should prompt you to go to a dermatologist for diagnosis. That is... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
Dermatology 32 years experience
Scar on face: That is a well-established scar. Scar fading gels work best on new red irritated scars. A dermatologist skilled in scar revision will be able to give ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
Dermatology 32 years experience
Cream for scars: Cortisone creams are often used to treat scars. You should have your scar evaluated by a dermatologist to see if this cream will help.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
Dermatology 32 years experience
Skin fixed with lipo: Textural changes like stretch marks and extra skin don't respond well to any kind of liposuction. Whisper laser and other surface treatments can make ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
Dermatology 32 years experience
Bumps on hands: There is no way to tell. If the otc cortisone doesn't clear it, then you are off to the dermatologist.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
Dermatology 32 years experience
Diabetes and sweat: Get your daughter tested for diabetes. Sweating on the head is not a symptom in and of itself.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
Dermatology 32 years experience
Dandruff from heck!: Dandruff is a few flakes. When it becomes an issue, we call it seborrheic dermatitis. This condition comes from reacting to the normal oils we make on... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
Dermatology 32 years experience
Anti-fungal meds: Don't waste time thinking about this. Throw it away and use another one.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
Dermatology 32 years experience
Bumps on penis: These are most likely epidermal cysts, but if i were you, i would be getting them checked out by my dermatologist.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
Dermatology 32 years experience
At risk : At risk for what? Are you talking about herpes? Are you talking about aphthous ulcers? Herpes doesn't move like something playing hopscotch. Time is n... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
Dermatology 32 years experience
HPV and cheating: What does a history of having hpv have to do with cheating? Are there lesions appearing? Once you have genital warts, you are positive for hpv unless ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
Dermatology 32 years experience
Remove a mole: Unless your dermatologist is concerned about cancer, the most common method is to numb the area with a small injection, and shave the bump off with a ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
Dermatology 32 years experience
Easy filling at meal: It means you need to see your doctor. Early satiety, the fancy words for getting full fast, can be a symptom of gastro-esophageal reflux. You need to... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
Dermatology 32 years experience
Just be you: If you have made it to the ripe old age of 38 with this face, there is not much you are going to be able to do about it. Gentle liposuction around the... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
Dermatology 32 years experience
Bruises and eczema: It could just be from serious scratching or it could be from something more involved. You need to discuss this with your pediatrician and your dermato... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
Dermatology 32 years experience
Alcohol and pain: I wouldn't. No one needs daily alcohol. Why bail a boat with a hole in the bucket. Stop!
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
Dermatology 32 years experience
Bruising : A bruise is a bruise is a bruise. A linear bruise is more likely to be from a scratch. A bruise in the pattern and shape of your soccer ball is more l... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
Dermatology 32 years experience
Shingles pain: It sure can, but this is not something to ask on the internet of you have an active infection. Go see your dermatologist immediately.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
Dermatology 32 years experience
Granulomatous Face: Granulomatous is a histopathologic term describing something seen under the microscope. Dermatologists use it when we know clinically that a condition... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
Dermatology 32 years experience
Leg and red dot: This could be anything. If it bothers you enough to search online, it is time to see a professional. A few possibilities are folliculitis, fixed drug ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
Dermatology 32 years experience
Oil and seb derm: While it is most likely seborrheic dermatitis, you would be helping yourself by seeing a dermatologist for a more definitive look-see.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
Dermatology 32 years experience
Tattoos and disease: I am not sure what you are asking here. Laws or statutes regulating tattooing differ by state. Whoever does your tattoo should use scrupulous cleaning... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
Dermatology 32 years experience
Genital pimples?: Although we can have "pimples" on any body part, they are usually tender or annoying. The bumps at the bases of hair follicles on the scrotum or vagin... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
Dermatology 32 years experience
Chest acne: First, make sure it is acne and not another acne-like condition. This calls for a visit to your dermatologist.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
Dermatology 32 years experience
Time for stitches: The time to remove stitches depends on several things: body location, type of closure and stitch material used. Your best source for answers to your q... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
Dermatology 32 years experience
Acne scar revision: There are many therapies used in acne scar revision, and none is the best. Your scars will be evaluated and classified. A unified approach with multi... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
Dermatology 32 years experience
Perfume and acne: While perfume use does not cause acne anywhere on the body, it can cause acne-like eruptions if you have a reaction to it. These eruptions are easily ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
Dermatology 32 years experience
Bad habits for acne: A habitual diet high in carbs and dairy can affect acne, and make it worse. Picking acne certainly makes scarring more likely. Using lots of make-up c... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
Dermatology 32 years experience
Clammy hands: Sweaty palms can be completely normal, the product of stress or worry. When they are constantly clammy, regardless of situation, weather or stress lev... Read More
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
Dermatology 32 years experience
Acne scar revision: There are many procedures available to improve acne scars. Their choice is based on classification of your scars: rolling, boxcar, ice-pick, etc. Impr... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
Dermatology 32 years experience
Acne at 32?: Annoying as it may be to go from clear to pimply at 32, it may not be acne. Rosacea, often called adult acne, is more likely to be plaguing you. Trigg... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
Dermatology 32 years experience
No oils for acne: There aren't any oils we would recommend for acne sufferers. Oil overproduction is one of the causes of acne, and we look to reduce that oil to help i... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
Dermatology 32 years experience
Metastasis : A cancer that spreads is much more likely to be fatal than one that doesn't.
A 62-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
Dermatology 32 years experience
Nail fungus answers: Nail fungus (both finger- and toe-nail) is caused most often by fungal organisms that like skin, also known as dermatophytes. It is less commonly caus... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
Dermatology 32 years experience
Up with the sun: Sure, if you can get all the stuff you need to do done in that period of time. With the advent of electricity and mechanized farming, we don't need to... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
Dermatology 32 years experience
Stop pimples: That is a rather broad question. Generally, a diet low in carbs and dairy will help breakouts. Keeping the skin clean but not irritated will also help... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
Dermatology 32 years experience
Cortisone & sunburn: Sure, apply it 2-3 times a day, and don't overdo it. See the other tips i just posted for sunburn, including Aspirin and white vinegar.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
Dermatology 32 years experience
Cream expiration: I tell my patients that creams expire when they don't work anymore. I think expiry dates are more for stock rotation than anything else. However, if y... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
Dermatology 32 years experience
Hydrocortisone val: It is used for inflammatory conditions in the skin. There are many types of Hydrocortisone and all of them have varying strengths. Your doctor will ch... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
Dermatology 32 years experience
ACNE IN SPA: Spas are not the best place to get any kind of medical treatment. Microdermabrasion, acne cleanings and superficial peels are all good therapies for y... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
Dermatology 32 years experience
Penile cysts: If by "around" you are referring to the base of the peenis and scrotum, then they are probably benign cysts. Since this portion of the anatomy is of s... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
Dermatology 32 years experience
Painful lipoma: Some lipomas have sensation associated with them. Others develop over time. Cancer is #37 in our differential, so...really no. As this is a recent dev... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
Dermatology 32 years experience
Polymacon: No. Silicone or silicon is not a constituent of polymacon.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
Dermatology 32 years experience
How quick is quick: Yes. Most dermatoscopes nowadays do not require oil. The features of a benign mole are easily seen. While nothing in life is gauranteed, it's certain... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
Dermatology 32 years experience
Skinny jeans ; rash: You may be allergic to something on your jeans, or you may need to get looser jeans.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
Dermatology 32 years experience
Rash from scarf : If your rash is that bad, you need to see a dermatologist for relief!
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
Dermatology 32 years experience
??Betnovate: This is the version of clobetasol sold in South America. It is a super-potent Class I cortisone cream, and shouldn't be used indiscriminately by anyon... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
Dermatology 32 years experience
Goosebumps and wax: Goosebumps form when we get cold because the very small muscles attached to the hair follicles contract. Waxing doesn't do that.

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Apr 6, 2015
Great doctor. Consistently gives thoughtful, insightful and expert advice.
Nov 27, 2012
Great doc!
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Resnik is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Thank you, this was the first time I developed these spots. My mother had the quite often. Here would linger for days and sometimes weeks. Her skin was fragile and the ...Read More
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Was looking 4 speed of growth/presentation differences as is readily found w/other non mel's. Legit Q no need 4 assumptions. Appt @UMMC.
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Thanks for your quick reply! If i will want to get pregnant, what can I use to clear my pimples that would also be safe during pregnancy?

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Tulane University School of Medicine, LA
Graduated 1990MD

Residency

JACKSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL/University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL, 1991-1994

Awards

Volunteer Physician of the Year, Miami, FL 2002
Top Dermatologist , First Place, Florida - Winter
2013
Top Dermatologist , Third Place, Florida - Summer
2013

Affiliations

Aventura Hospital & Medical Ctr
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