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The Dr. Dustin Podcast

May 6, 2024

In this enlightening episode, Dr. Dustin Portela, a board-certified dermatologist, is joined by Leah Adams, a stage 1A melanoma survivor and skin cancer awareness advocate. Together, they dive into the world of skin cancer awareness, prevention, and early detection. Leah interviews Dr. Portela about the importance of...


Oct 9, 2023

Dr. Dustin Portela, a board certified dermatologist, breaks down the common terms you need to know about your medical health insurance, including deductible, copay, out of pocket max, and more. He also shares his insights on what it's like for doctors dealing with insurance companies from the other side.

This episode is...


Sep 29, 2023

I was surprised to learn today a patient of mine didn't know their job as a pilot would increase their risk of skin cancer. Today I'm explaining why certain jobs will increase your risk of skin cancer. These include pilots, farmers, ranchers, lifeguards just to name a few. There may be some in this list that...


Sep 26, 2023

Many people seek cosmetic treatment for moles to be removed. In searching on social media it's easy to find examples of people who have their moles lasered off.

Dr. Dustin Portela, a board certified dermatologist explains why this is a bad idea, and in some cases can even be life threatening.

When it comes to safely...


Sep 18, 2023

Dr. Alan Bauman is a world renowned expert in treating patients with all forms of hair loss.  His clinic in Boca Raton, FL has treated over 33,000 patients and he has performed over 12,000 hair transplants during his career. 

We discuss his pathway into hair transplantation from his training in plastic surgery.  We...