Sonia Lamel, MD

Dr. Sonia Lamel

Dr. Sonia A. Lamel is a board-certified dermatologist who provides the full spectrum of dermatologic care and treatments from medical to cosmetic. Dr. Lamel believes in a whole body approach as every component of health has an impact on skin. She is passionate about helping her patients achieve their best skin health and is valued for her caring bedside manner and unique approach teaming her years of expertise and training with her patients to optimize skin care. She utilizes her extensive training in medical and cosmetic dermatology including lasers, injectable fillers, neurotoxins, chemical peels, ultrasound, and radiofrequency devices to treat her patients. Having completed a fellowship in wound healing, she applies her detailed knowledge of skin repair to achieve the best outcomes possible for her patients.

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Dr. Lamel completed her undergraduate studies at Brown University while also competing as an All-American water polo player. After completing medical school at St. George’s University and internship in internal medicine at Boston University, she completed dermatology residency at New York Medical College where she served as chief resident. Dr. Lamel has been a part of research teams at University of California Davis, San Francisco, and served as faculty during her time at University of Miami while treating and researching difficult to heal wounds. She has led many studies and authored approximately 25 publications in peer reviewed dermatology journals and textbooks. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society of Dermatology Surgery. Dr. Lamel was also granted a Gold Triangle Award from the American Academy of Dermatology for work in community outreach and her promotion of skin cancer awareness having had a bout with melanoma herself.

Publications

  • Lamel SA, Kirsner RS . New Approaches to Enhanced Wound Healing: Future modalities for chronic venous ulcers. Drug Development Today.2013 Dec;10(3-4): e71-e77.
  • Lamel SA, Sivamani RK, Rhavar M, Maibach HI. Vehicle Response and the Implications: Systematic review of acne trials for determining efficacy of topical benzoyl peroxide. Archives of Dermatological Research. 2015 Jun 6.
  • Lamel SA, Haldeman KM, Ely HP, Kovarik C, Pak H, Armstrong AW. Application of Mobile Teledermatology for Skin Cancer Screening. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 2012 Oct; 67 (4):576-81.
  • Lamel S, Chambers CJ, Ratnarathorn M, Armstrong AW. The Impact of Live-Interactive Teledermatology on Changes in Diagnosis, Management, and Clinical Outcomes. Archives of Dermatology. 2012 Jan;148(1):61-5.
  • Lamel SA, Richmond NA, Braun LR, Vivas AC, Kirsner RS. The Characterization of Indoor Tanning Facilities in Florida. JAMA Dermatology. 2014 Feb; 150(2): 209-10.
  • Lamel SA, Rhavar M, Maibach HI. Post Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation Secondary to External Insult: An Overview of the Quantitative Analysis of Pigmentation. Journal of Cutaneous and Ocular Toxicology. 2013 Mar;32(1):67-71.
  • Lamel SA, Myer KA, Younes N, Zhou J, Maibach H, Maibach, HI . Placebo Response in Relation to Clinical Trial Design: Systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials for determining biologic efficacy in psoriasis treatment. Archives of Dermatological Research. 2012 Nov;304 (9):707-17.
  • Lamel SA, Maibach HI. Placebo Response in Relation to Clinical Trial Design. Cosmetics and Toiletries. 2013 Feb; 128 (2):84-7.
  • Lamel SA, Lisker E, Chinn G, So M, Geller A, Kirsner RS. (2016) Relationship Between Demographic and Socio-economic Factors and Indoor Tanning Facilities in Florida.
  • Lamel SA, Hui X, Chan TC, Wester RC, Barbadillo S, Cashmore AK, Maibach HI. (2015) In Vitro Penetration of 14C-Econazole into the Human Nail Plate: Comparison of dosing and washing procedures.
  • Lucariello R, Lamel SA, Safai, B. (2016) Advertising Strategies and Utilization of Social Media by New York City Indoor Tanning Facilities. Accepted JAMA Dermatology.
  • Richmond NA, Lamel SA, Vivas AC, Braun LR, Cucalon J, Valins WE, Kirsner RS. A Retrospective Evaluation of Patient Primary Non-Adherence to Treatments in Dermatology. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 2014 Jan;70(1):201-3.
  • Braun LR, Lamel SA, Kirsner RS. (2013) Topical Timolol for Recalcitrant Wounds: A case series. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 2013 Dec;149(12):1400-2.
  • Richmond NA, Lamel SA, Vivas AC, Braun LR, Kirsner RS. NIH Funded Research for Cutaneous Wounds in 2012. Wound Repair and Regeneration. 2013 Nov-Dec;21(6):789-92.
  • Richmond NA, Lamel SA, Vivas AC, Braun LR, Kirsner RS. Epidermal Grafting using a Novel Suction Blister Harvesting System for the Treatment of Pyoderma Gangrenosum. JAMA Dermatology. 2014 Sep;150(9):999-1000.
  • Rhavar M, Lamel SA, Maibach HI. Randomized, Vehicle-Controlled Trials of Topical 5-Fluorouracil Therapy for Actinic Keratosis Treatment: An Overview. Immunotherapy. 2012 Sep;4(9):939-45.
  • Hostynek JJ, Lamel SA, Maibach HI. Benzene Absorption in Animals and Man. Reviews on Environmental Health.2012 Oct;(2-3):85-101.
  • Hui X, Lamel S, Qiao P, Maibach HI. Isolated Human and Animal Stratum Corneum as a Partial Model for the 15 Steps of Percutaneous Absorption: Emphasizing Decontamination Part 1. Journal of Applied Toxicology. 2013 Mar;33(3):157-72.
  • Hui X, Lamel S, Qiao P, Maibach HI. Isolated Human and Animal Stratum Corneum as a Partial Model for the 15 Steps of Percutaneous Absorption: Emphasizing Decontamination Part 2. Journal of Applied Toxicology. 2013 Mar;33(3):173-82.
  • Hui X, Lindahl A, Lamel S, Maibach HI. Onychopharmacokinetics of Terbinafine Hydrochloride Penetration From a Novel Formulation into the Human Nail In Vitro. Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy. 2013 Sep;39(9):140-7.
  • Salocks C, Hui X, Lamel S, Qiao P, Sanborn JR, Maibach, HI. Dermal Exposure to Methamphetamine Hydrochloride Contaminated Residential Surfaces. 1. Surface pH values, volatility, and in vitrohuman skin. Food and Chemical Toxicology. 2012 Dec;50(12): 44436-40.
  • Salocks C, Hui X, Lamel S, Maibach HI. Dermal Exposure to Methamphetamine Hydrochloride Contaminated Residential Surfaces. 2. Skin-to-surface contact and dermal transfer relationships. Food and Chemical Toxicology. 2014 Apr;66:1-6.
  • Baquerizo Nole KL, Yim E, Van Driessche F, Lamel SA, Richmond NA, Braun LR, Kirsner RS.Educational Interventions in Venous Leg Ulcer Patients. Wound Repair and Regeneration. 2015 Jan-Feb; 23(1):137-40.

Texbook Chapters

  • Lamel SA, Li J, Kirsner RS. Wound Healing, Chapter 7. Robinson Surgery of the Skin 3rd Edition. Editor Robinson JK. Elsevier.

Abstract Poster Presentations

  • Lamel SA, Schupp CM, Armstrong AW. Effects of Video-based Education of Scalp Melanoma and Psoriasis on Knowledge Outcomes in Hairdressers. American Academy of Dermatology Summer Meeting 2012.
  • Lamel SA, Myer KA, Younes N, Zhou J, Maibach H, Maibach, HI . Placebo Response in Relation to Clinical Trial Design: Systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials for determining biologic efficacy in psoriasis treatment. American Academy of Dermatology Summer Meeting 2012.
  • Braun L, Lamel S, Richmond N, Vivas A, Kirsner RS. Topical Timolol for Recalcitrant Wounds. 2013 Spring Symposium on Advanced Wound Care 2013.
  • Richmond N, Vivas A, Braun L, Lamel S, Espinosa A, Slade HB, Kirsner RS. The Effect of Ankle Range of Motion on Venous Ulcer Healing Rates. Spring Symposium on Advanced Wound Care 2013.

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