Dr. Kevin T. Belasco has fostered a lifelong interest in dermatology due partially to his fascination with the skin as a window into the body. His journey in becoming a Board Certified Dermatologist began upon receiving a BA in Molecular, Cellular, Developmental Biology from the University of California at Santa Cruz . He holds a Master of Science in Pharmacology from the University of Iowa College of Medicine and received his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine at Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed an internship in Internal Medicine at Sun Coast Hospital in Largo, Florida and then completed a Dermatology Residency at Sun Coast Hospital, Nova Southeastern University in Largo, Florida. Dr. Belasco has trained at numerous universities and medical centers throughout the United States, including Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City.
When asked, what is unique about your treatment style? Dr. Belasco said, “My treatment style views each patient with a holistic approach understanding that stress of any kind, be it emotional or physical, can be intertwined with organic disease and therefore it is so important to hear, to listen, and to comfort. By doing so, I can best heal others.” Dr. Belasco has been published in top medical journals including Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.
Dr. Kevin Belasco has advanced training in the management of skin diseases including psoriasis. He has lectured throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, and abroad on the topics of psoriasis, acne, rosacea, and skin barrier repair. He has served as a consultant and researcher in clinical trials in psoriasis, acne, and rosacea.
Dr. Belasco has published articles in the fields of psoriasis and is a specialist in the care of patients who require systemic therapy such as injectable biologics and methotrexate for the advanced care of skin diseases.
Whether it’s servicing his patients, lecturing internationally, writing publications or enjoying outdoor excursions with his family, Dr. Belasco remains humble and puts people at ease with his smile and personable approach.