No. 1 Readers’ Choice – Dermatologist

Specialties: Dermatology and Skin Surgery

Spencer Dermatology & Skin Surgery Center is dedicated to providing the highest quality in dermatologic care.  The center is a private medical practice committed to the prevention, detection and treatment of skin cancer and to the cosmetic treatment of the skin through cosmetic dermatology and laser surgery.

Dr. Spencer is an internationally recognized expert in skin cancer treatment and cosmetic surgery.

A frequent speaker at medical symposiums both here and abroad; he is a sought after educator for other physicians to learn cosmetic and laser surgery and is the author of 16 book chapters and over 90 scientific publications.

Dr. Spencer serves as an investigator for a variety of innovative therapies; having conducted clinical trails for Dysport®, an alternative to Botox® and Artefill®, a new permanent filler for scar correction to name just a few.

Treatments available:

  • Fractionated CO2 Laser
  • Erbium Yag Laser Resurfacing
  • Tattoo Removal Laser
  • Stretch Marks
  • Skin Cancer Treatment
  • Dermatology
  • Mohs Skin Cancer Surgery
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Acne Center
  • CoolSculpting®
  • Skin Tightening with Fractora


  • MS is Molecular Biology, Stanford University
  • MD College of Physicians & Surgeons of Columbia University

Board Certification:

  • American Board of Dermatology


  • Department of Dermatology, Columbia University
  • Fellowship in Mohs Micrographic Surgery

Academic Appointment:

  • Professor of Clinical Dermatology, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY

Professional Appointment:

  • Past President American Academy of Cosmetic Dermatology & Aesthetic Surgery
  • Past President Florida Society of Dermatology & Dermatologic Surgery
  • Past Board of Directors American Academy of Dermatology
  • Past President Florida Society of Dermatologic Surgery
  • Past Editor in Chief, Journal of Drugs in Dermatology


  • 1 book
  • 16 book chapters
  • 94 scientific publications

Dr. James Spencer
Spencer Dermatology & Skin Surgery Center
900 Carillon Parkway, Suite 404
St. Petersburg, FL 33716
P: 727-572-1333
F: 727-572-1331