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Dr. Fawn Winkelman

Family Medicine
Boca Raton, FL
12 years experience female

Locations

Elite Dermatology and Aesthetic Institute

Boca Raton, FL

Address

1905 Clint Moore Road, Suite 203, Boca Raton, FL, US
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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Insurances accepted

Aetna

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Florida

CIGNA Health Care

Cigna

Medicare

MultiPlan, Inc

About

Bio

Dr. Fawn Winkelman, Board-Certified in Family Medicine & Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, is a native Floridian and has been living in South Florida her whole life. After graduating from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Microbiology and Cell Science, she attended medical school at Nova Southeastern University. Dr. Winkelman has a strong interest in Aesthetic Medicine with a focus on Skin and Anti-Aging as she grew up with parents who were both pioneers in Dermatology as well as Facial and Body Aesthetics. After tragically losing both her father and mother to cancer, Dr. Winkelman has taken a special interest in preventative medicine. She incorporates this into her patient care while exhibiting great bedside manner and professionalism. She has a great eye for aesthetics and is an all around complete physician. In addition to patient care, Dr. Winkelman plays an integral role in the education of medical students and residents as well as colleagues by lecturing at various local hospitals, residency programs, and medical schools in South Florida. She is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine. She continues to publish scientific papers and as well. She also is actively involved and is on the executive board of the Broward County Osteopathic Medical Association (BCOMA) as well as the Board of Trustees for the Florida Osteopathic Medical Association (FOMA) where she takes an interest in patient safety and care in Broward County as well as in Florida. Dr. Winkelman's unique path and training translate into unparalleled care for her patients so they may achieve a healthy and beautiful appearance inside and out! Dr. Winkelman looks forward to the opportunity to meet you and invites you to be part of her practice.

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.

Family Medicine

Aesthetic Medicine

Anti-Aging Medicine

Cosmetic Surgery

Doctor Q&A

51 Answers
7 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Fawn Winkelman
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Need stronger meds: Dandruff is also known as seborrheic dermatitis but psoriasis can closely resemble this condition. It would be best to be evaluated since you have tr... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fawn Winkelman
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Depends: It is necessary to have a physician like your primary care physician or a dermatologist work you up for possible causes of hair loss. If the results ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fawn Winkelman
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Yes: There are over the counter creams (mainly anti-aging creams) that contain vitamin a derivatives known as retinol. These creams will unclog pores, boo... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fawn Winkelman
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Derms see a lot: Dermatologists study diseases of skin, hair, nails, and mucous membranes so they see anything that involves these regions. In addition, there are sub... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fawn Winkelman
Family Medicine 12 years experience
No: There is no such thing as permanent hair removal with lasers. However, you will probably have a significant reduction in the amount of hairs and thic... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fawn Winkelman
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Depends: This depends on the laser that is used and how many passes are done with the laser. If you are having fractionated laser resurfacing you can have any... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fawn Winkelman
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Unknown: The real answer is that it is not known at this time how selinium sulfide kills fungus. It is known that it does have antimitotic action, resulting i... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fawn Winkelman
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Yes: Acne on the chin and jawline is almost always hormonal. I don't think trying Accutane before other more conservative treatments is a wise decision. A... Read More
A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Fawn Winkelman
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Should not have one: Erections are not common during derm exams, but can occur if the male has the inability to control himself. Derm exams are medical and not sexual and... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Fawn Winkelman
Family Medicine 12 years experience
See derm for re-eval: This is a common complaint, but it is best to see the dermatologist who has been treating you for 6 months for re-evaluation. Perhaps, you need new or... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fawn Winkelman
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Info: Examine all lesions for the abcde's of skin cancer: a(asymmetry) one half is not like the other half), b(border) irregular, poorly defined or scallope... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fawn Winkelman
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Not serious: It is possible that you have something called chronic urticaria or dermatographism. It is best if you see a dermatologist for an evaluation and some ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fawn Winkelman
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Skin cancer: There is melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer known as squamous cell carcinoma and basal cell carcinoma.
A male asked:
Dr. Fawn Winkelman
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Fam Medicine: Family medicine is a comprehensive sub-specialty of medicine that encompasses range of acute, chronic, and preventive medical care services while prov... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fawn Winkelman
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Maybe: You can ask your dermatologist if they have any coupons for differin (adapalene). If they don't perhaps you can go on the website and there might be ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fawn Winkelman
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Any age: Skin cancer can occur in any age. Skin cancer is caused by errors or mutations in the dna of skin cells. This then causes the cells to grow out of c... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fawn Winkelman
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Research: I am not sure what center is by you but my recommendation is to research places within driving distance of where you live. Get referrals from other p... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fawn Winkelman
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Info: Examine all lesions for the abcde's of skin cancer: a(asymmetry) one half is not like the other half), b(border) irregular, poorly defined or scallope... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fawn Winkelman
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Not sure: Aldara (imiquimod) is used to treat warts but can also be used to treat ak's. However, there are other treatments that are used for ak's like freezin... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fawn Winkelman
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Info: You are in good hands with your derm. Examine all lesions for the abcde's of skin cancer: a(asymmetry) one half is not like the other half), b(border... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fawn Winkelman
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Could be both : Facial plastic surgery is a general term that can imply either surgical or non-surgical which can be either plastic surgery or dermatology. It depend... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fawn Winkelman
Family Medicine 12 years experience
No: Led lights have no affiliation with skin cancer however uv does. In fact uv light causes mutations in dna of skin cells, which causes excess prolifer... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fawn Winkelman
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Possibly: It sounds like this may be related to either to the hymen breaking or the trauma of sexual intercourse. Always have protected sexual intercourse as t... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fawn Winkelman
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Should be healed: It should have healed by now as it is almost april 2014, unless you had a complication like a secondary infection or if you have medical conditions th... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fawn Winkelman
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Mimic scabies: At times, post scabies syndrome can mimic scabies with intense itching, making it difficult to tell if the mites are really gone. Your physician will ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fawn Winkelman
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Unlikely: This is possible but highly unlikely. There are many quick fixes for acne. One includes going into your doctor for an injection into your pimple of ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fawn Winkelman
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Either: Either one can be used. Both of them are different low percent anti-fungals that are over the counter. However, depending on where the seborrheic de... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fawn Winkelman
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Maybe: Keratosis pilaris is an unrelenting condition that never goes away. Lasers don't actually work get rid of it. However, microdermabrasion, ipl, and f... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fawn Winkelman
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Depends: If the weight loss is tremendous and the skin has been stretched out, it is possible that the skin will sag. Normally the skin retracts back as it ha... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fawn Winkelman
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Causes: Skin cancer is caused by errors or mutations in the dna of skin cells. This then causes the cells to grow out of control leading to cancer. This can... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fawn Winkelman
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Not really : Skin cancer is caused by errors or mutations in the dna of skin cells. This then causes the cells to grow out of control leading to cancer. This can... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fawn Winkelman
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Jaundice: Jaundice is the yellowing of the skin and eyes and forms when there is too much bilirubin, which is a yellow pigment that is formed by the breakdown o... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Fawn Winkelman
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Stress, climate : Moving can post many issues including stress and a change of environment. Both of these issues can lead to an exacerbation of dandruff. This is a li... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fawn Winkelman
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Varies: The cost of a visit to a dermatologist varies based on what area you live in, what doctor you see, if you have insurance or not, what type of visit yo... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fawn Winkelman
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Not much: It means the biopsied tissue sample will be read by a pathologist, usually as a scar with ink/pigment. The biopsy is usually very small and heals wel... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fawn Winkelman
Family Medicine 12 years experience
No: No, laser won't cure you of this however fractional lasers can help shrink pore size which in turn will help with acne. There are products you can us... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Fawn Winkelman
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Not official: There are sub-specialties within dermatology like dermatopathology, mohs microsurgery, cosmetic dermatology, amongst others. It is a sub-specialty th... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fawn Winkelman
Family Medicine 12 years experience
No: There is no such thing as permanent hair removal. However, with laser hair removal, you will probably have a significant reduction in the amount of h... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fawn Winkelman
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Derm vs dermpath: A dermatopathologist is a medical doctor who specializes in dermatology and pathology and has the ability to diagnoses diseases of the skin, hair, and... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fawn Winkelman
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Depends on lesion: Not quite sure what you are asking, but this would depend on the lesion. If the lesion is red and has hemoglobin in it, then the pulsed dye laser wou... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fawn Winkelman
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Yes: Yes skin lotions are advised as the products you use may cause dryness on the skin. It is best to use non-comedogenic lotions that hydrate the skin l... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Fawn Winkelman
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Yes: The classic and most common symptom associated with scabies is intense itching, worse at night but can occur any time of the day. If you have no itch... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fawn Winkelman
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Maybe: Keratosis pilaris is an unrelenting condition that never goes away. Lasers don't actually work get rid of it. However, microdermabrasion, ipl, and f... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Fawn Winkelman
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Info: Examine all lesions for the abcde's of skin cancer: a(asymmetry) one half is not like the other half), b(border) irregular, poorly defined or scallope... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fawn Winkelman
Family Medicine 12 years experience
OB: Since you are pregnant, i would recommend going to your ob. However, you might still get sent to a dermatologist depending on your presentation. Ras... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fawn Winkelman
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Anti-Aging: Anti-aging skin products generally work by unclogging pores, boosting collagen to reduce fine lines, and speeding up cell turnover to even out discolo... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fawn Winkelman
Family Medicine 12 years experience
No: No, it should not be performed at this point in your pregnant. The ultimate decision is up to you, but it will be difficult to find a physician that ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fawn Winkelman
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Finding a doctor: There are many ways to find a moh's surgeon. You can ask your dermatologist for a recommendation or you can look on the american academy of dermatolo... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fawn Winkelman
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Derm vs dermpath: A dermatopathologist is a medical doctor who specializes in dermatology and pathology and has the ability to diagnoses diseases of the skin, hair, and... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Fawn Winkelman
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Fam Medicine: Family medicine is a comprehensive medical specialty that encompasses a range of acute, chronic, and preventive medical care services while providing ... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Winkelman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Winkelman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Your answer was very helpful, thanks! Thank you for a very helpful comparison, Dr. Winkelman!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Examples of sub-specialties is appreciated. Bye!
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Thanks for your quick reply! Brevoxyl, Chlorhexidine gluconate, adapalene/benzoyl

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine, FL
Graduated 2010MD

Residency

BROWARD HEALTH MEDICAL CENTER
Completed 2013

Awards

Clinical Assistant Professor at Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dept of Family Medicine
Thought Leader, Second Place, Florida - Spring
2014
Top Family Physician, First Place, Florida - Spring
2014

Affiliations

Florida Osteopathic Medical Association, Board of Trustees 2014-2015
Broward County Osteopathic Medical Association, Board of Directors 2014-2015
Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine
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