Dr. Susan Weinkle, MD

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Dr. Susan Weinkle, MD


Dermatology | Female

SUSAN H WEINKLE MD 5601 21st Ave W Ste B, Bradenton, FL 34209 Get Directions
(941) 794-5432

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If you build a great experience, patients will tell each other about it. Word of mouth is very powerful!Read more

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DEDICATED TO EXCEPTIONAL SKIN CARE. A skilled surgeon and cosmetic dermatologist dedicated to excellence, Susan H. Weinkle, M.D., has provided...Read more

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    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (13)
This is a warm and welcoming professional office. Dr. Weinkle is one of, if not the most generous and caring doctors I've been to see. Her knowledge, experience, compassion, bubbly personality, positive attitude and generous spirit keeps me coming back. One does not feel rushed, but important and cared for. Her staff is professional, very kind, and accommodating to the patients needs. Highly, highly recommend!
in Sarasota, FL |
Dr. Weinkle combines compassion with knowledge. She listens well, and adjusted my medication. She is warm as well as competent. I feel fortunate to have her as my dermatologist.
in Sarasota, FL |
I have been a patient of Dr. Weinkle's for ten years because she is by the far the best dermatologist in the Sarasota/Bradenton area. She truly cares about each individual patient and is willing to give of her time in answering any questions you may have as a patient. I also admire and respect Dr. Weinkle because she is constantly presenting and teaching other physicians, not only in the United States, but also in other countries as well. You will not find a more knowledgeable and caring doctor
Sarasota Fl |
Dr. Weinkle, Lyn, & the entire staff is so wonderful. They treated me so kindly. Answered all my questions. Dr. Weinkle is so knowledgeable. The best office experience.
in Bradenton, FL |
Dr. Weinkel is top notch! My mother, sister, & myself all entrust her with our faces (never mind yearly screenings too.) Susan has an amazingly aesthetic eye, classy demeanor, & executes whatever is needed conservatively.
Bradenton, FL |
I have a lot of respect for Dr Weinkle. She has a lot of experience and always seems to be on the cutting edge of the latest procedures and newest medical information, all in the best interest of her patients. I completely trust Dr Weinkle as she has a gentle hand when treating patients and is very kind and caring. Her staff are just the best, and always make you feel like they genuinely care and are there for you.
Bradenton, FL |
It was a pleasure being treated by someone that is as worldly known and as knowledgeable about her line of work as she is. I had my lips enhanced and a few fillers and have been very satisfied with the outcome. I do not look like I had anything done which is what I like most. She was very conscientious to what my concerns were.
Bonita Springs, FL |
I have been to dermatologists all across the country, including those "famous" ones you hear about or watch on television. Dr. Weinkle outperforms them all - and she is really, really nice. She spends time with all her patients which is a rarity in this day in age and truly loves what she does. It shows. My face has never looked better. Her staff is incredibly knowledgeable, kind and understanding. I travel over two hours each way just to see Dr. Weinkle and it is totally worth it.
Bradenton, FL |
Dr. Weinkle is a wonderful Dr. She has a great bedside manner. She really listened to what I had to say and what I needed. She has one of the best staffs. Everyone is so awesome. I walked out VERY HAPPY!! I will absolutely go back.
in Bradenton, FL |
I went to Dr Weinkle for Botox. This was my first time. I liked that she did not try to talk me into more then I needed. I am extremely pleased with the results and would highly recommend her. Only derm I will see from now on.
Bradenton, FL |
I went to Dr. Weinkle to have some filler injected into my lips and I am so pleased with the results! I have always had a fuller bottom lip and smaller upper lip but now they are perfect pair. I have had so many compliments from co-workers and even complete strangers. I highly recommend Dr. Weinkle for all of your cosmetic needs, she does amazing work!
in Bradenton, FL |
This is an update to my Aug. 19, 2016 review. Dr. Weinkle contacted me about my being dissatisfied and graciously offered another visit free of charge. She asked me if I wanted to disrobe, which I did, and she checked my whole body and I feel that now I had a complete checkup.
in Sarasota, FL |
I had 2 services from Dr. Weinkle. First, I had a full-body check for skin cancer.The examination was cursory, completed in less than 3 minutes. Dr. Weinkle did not check many parts of my body. She then suggested very expensive fillers over several visits. I decided to start with a botox treatment. I have had botox from other doctors. Dr. Weinkle's botox treatment was over-priced, took 10 days to take effect, and lasted a very short time. I will NEVER go to Dr. Susan Weinkle again.
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A skilled surgeon and cosmetic dermatologist dedicated to excellence, Susan H. Weinkle, M.D., has provided advanced skin-care services since 1984. Along with nurse practitioner Lin Hall, Dr. Weinkle offers a range of skin-care services from skin cancer surgery to facial rejuvenation. As chief resident at Stanford University, Dr. Weinkle had the opportunity to train with Dr. Fredric Mohs, Pioneer of the state-of-the-art skin cancer therapy that bears his name. With 27 years of expierence Dr. Weinkle is a member of  the College of Mohs surgeons. 

Recently Dr. Weinkle has witnessed the explosive demand for cosmetics procedures. "Cosmetics dermatology is an important aspects of my practice," Dr Weinkle says. She provides facial rejuvenation with Botox and filling agents, leg vein therapy and many other beneficial treatments. Dr. Susan Weinkle also lectures nationally and internationally, has published numerous book chapters and articles and serves as the editor of two journals. With a passion for teaching, she serves as assistant clinical professor of dermatology at the University of South Florida . 

Dr. Weinkle remains on the cutting edge of skin care by working with leading pharmaceutical companies including Bioform, Allergan, Galderma, Procter and Gamble, Ortho-Neutrogena and Dermik. She was recently elected to the board of directors of the American Society of Dermatology and the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery. Dr Weinkle has been voted one of the "Best Doctors in America" for seven consecutive years. 

Having also served on the board of directors of American Cancer Society and the Florida West Coast Symphony, Dr. Weinkle is committed to community support. She and ophthalmologist husband Dana J. Weinkle, MD., have two children: Justin, a graduate of Princeton University and is currently working on Wall street, and Allison, who is following her mothers footsteps and is finishing her residency at University of South Florida.

Dr. Weinkle's Care Philosophy

If you build a great experience, patients will tell each other about it. Word of mouth is very powerful!

Dr. Weinkle's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Dermatology
  •  Board certified in Dermatology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Doctor of the Year Award, 2004
    • American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Presdient's Award, 2007 & '0
    • Sarasota Top Doctors Award, 2006-09
    • Clinical Educator of the Year, 2009
    • Helping Women Thrive in 2005 Women of Excellence 2005 Award, 2005
    • Women's Dermatological Society President's Award, 2003
    • American Biographical Institue Woman of the Year Award, 2005
    • Women's Dermatological Society President's Award, 2008
    • Continuing Medical Education Award, 2002
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  • Media & Publications

    Dr. Weinkle has no media or publications listed.

Background Check

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    No malpractice history found for Florida.

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  • 0

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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Board Certifications

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  • Dermatology

Conditions Treated

  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cellulitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Hair Loss
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hidradenitis
  • Impetigo
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Keloid Scar
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Lipomas
  • Melanoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Psoriasis
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shingles
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Disorders
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Lesion
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Ulcer
  • Visual Migraine
  • Warts


  • Medical School
    University Of Florida

    Graduated in 1978

  • Internship Hospital
    Santa Clara Valley Med Center

    Completed in 1979

  • Residency Hospital
    Stanford University

    Completed in 1982

  • Fellowship Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Florida

    Graduated in 1975

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Mohs Micrographic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Belotero® Injection
  • Botox® Injection
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Hylaform Injection
  • Juvéderm® Injection
  • Juvéderm® Ultra Plus XC Injection
  • Juvéderm® Voluma® Injection
  • Kybella Treatment for Submental Fat
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Radiesse® Injections
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Sculptra™ Injection
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Surgery