A Message To Our Patients,
At Beer Dermatology, we recognize that the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a top priority across the county and with our patients. In response, we want to assure you that the health and safety of our patients, healthcare providers and staff are our top priority. We are closely monitoring the situation and like many others, are following the advice of the Centers for Disease and Prevention (CDC) and the Florida Department of Health Services (DHS) to determine any adjustments that we may need to be taking regarding how we serve our patients.

At this time, our offices are open regular business hours.

Rest assured; we are taking extra infection control precautions above and beyond our normal meticulous manner. As an added measure, all exam rooms, and high-touch surfaces are being disinfected continuously. We have also reiterated the importance of effective hand hygiene with all our health care providers and staff. Further, we have instructed our staff to stay home if they are experiencing any illness.

Our office staff may be calling you to reschedule any upcoming appointments to allow adequate spacing between patients. Please call with any questions 561-655-9055.

About Clinical Research

The Research Institute of the Southeast

Through pioneering clinical trials at the Research Institute of the Southeast, Dr. Kenneth Beer and his team have led the advancement of dermatologic research for more than a decade. At our West Palm Beach and Jupiter locations, patients are given the opportunity to participate in studies that assist fellow doctors advance their techniques, while helping themselves and others overcome their skin issues.

Today, the Research Institute of the Southeast is regarded as one of the top clinical research sites in the nation, and has revolutionized treatment standards in general and aesthetic dermatology. Our full-time dedicated research staff and state-of-the-art facilities enable efficient and timely clinical trial completion with full FDA compliance.

The Research Institute of the Southeast is currently conducting Phase II through Phase IV clinical research studies.

Clinical Trials by Research Institute of Southeast by Beer Dermatology

Clinical Trials by Research Institute of Southeast by Beer Dermatology
What is a clinical trial? Through pioneering clinical trials at the Research Institute of the Southeast, Dr. Kenneth Beer and his team have led the advancement of dermatologic research for more than a decade. Watch the video to learn more.

What is a Clinical Trial?
A clinical trial, also called clinical research is a research study in human volunteers to answer specific health questions. Carefully conducted clinical trials are the fastest and safest way to find treatments that work in people, in ways to improve health.

Interventional Trials VS Observational Trials
Interventional trials determine whether experimental treatments or new ways of using known therapies are safe and effective under controlled environments.

Observational trials address health issues in large groups of people or populations in natural settings.

Why participate in a clinical trial?
Participants in clinical trials can play a more active role in their own health care, gain access to new research treatments before they are widely available and help others by contributing to medical research.

All of the clinical trials are done at no cost to the subjects. You may even be compensated for your time and travel if you qualify and participate.

Who can participate in a clinical trial?
All clinical trials have guidelines about who can participate. Using inclusion and exclusion criteria is an important principle of medical research that helps to produce reliable results.

The criteria are used to identify appropriate participants and keep them safe. The criteria help ensure that researchers will be able to answer the questions they plan to study.

Can a participant leave a clinical trial after it has begun?
Yes, a participant can leave a clinical trial at any time. When withdrawing from the trial the participant should let the research team know about it and the reasons for leaving the study.

Dr. Kenneth Beer
Dr. Kenneth Beer is a board-certified dermatologist and dermatopathologist focused on general, surgical and aesthetic dermatology. After obtaining his BS in Zoology from Duke University and his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, he completed a residency and Fellowship at the University of Chicago. Dr. Beer is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, and is a Clinical Professor of Dermatology at University of Miami. Dr. Beer is the Founder of the Cosmetic Bootcamp program which trains doctors and PA’s enhancing their knowledge of cosmetic dermatology. He has decades of experience and specializes in facial rejuvenation.

Dr. Kerry Fike is a board-certified dermatologist and Harvard-trained physician. She has advanced dermatologic surgery training and active memberships in many dermatologic associations such as The American College of Mohs Surgery and specializes in non-melanoma skin cancer treatment using Mohs micrographic surgery.

Hillary Julius is a certified Physician Assistant who holds a Master’s Degree in Medical Science from Nova Southeastern University. She has been with Beer Dermatology for 12 years and her passions include dermatologic surgery and lasers. Ms. Julius also is a diplomate for the society of Dermatology Physician Assistants as well as a member of FAPA and AAPA.
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