Dr. Pamela Padilla
Pamela Padilla, MD, FAAD is board certified by the American Board of Dermatology and a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. She specializes in medical, cosmetic and surgical dermatology. Dr. Padilla earned her Medical Doctorate at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine in Tampa, Florida. She completed her Medicine Internship at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital before returning to Florida to complete her Dermatology Residency Program at the University of South Florida. Her residency training included working at four metropolitan hospital systems, as well as various medical dermatology centers. She augmented her surgical education with additional training with a plastic surgeon at the James A. Haley Veterans Hospital. After residency, Dr. Padilla moved to Hawaii to practice on Oahu. Dr. Padilla has published numerous abstracts and articles in Dermatologic journals and won several awards, including an Award of Distinction for her presentation on minimally invasive surgical closures at the Florida Society of Dermatologic Surgeons Meeting in 2016. During her final year of residency, she was named Academic Chief Resident. In this role, she helped develop a novel resident Cosmetic Dermatology curriculum, including training under world renowned cosmetic dermatologists, and led the medical dermatology courses for her program.