Dr. Jegasothy specializes in aesthetic Dermatology and is Associate Clinical Professor of Dermatology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Jegasothy founded and has operated her practice, the Miami Skin Institute since 2000. The Miami Skin Institute is located one block east of the Village of Merrick Park Shoppes in upscale Coral Gables. Over the years, Dr. Jegasothy has consistently won Top Aesthetic Dermatologist awards, most recently by her peers in the Florida Society of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery (FSDDS) in 2017. Dr. Jegasothy has taught injection training sessions for other physicians worldwide for two decades, and is known for her “light hand” and precise injecting skills. She has become a known expert in the art of Kybella® fat-reduction treatment, as well as innovate new plasma and laser techniques which enhance aesthetic injection results on the face AND body. As Associate Clinical Professor of Dermatology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Dr. Jegasothy contributes frequently to her Dermatology training program by lecturing and supporting a family endowment.
Born in Sri Lanka and raised in Pennsylvania, Dr. Jegasothy received a B.A. in Biological Anthropology from Harvard College and subsequently her medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. She underwent her postgraduate training at Yale-New Haven Hospital and University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center.
Dr. Jegasothy lectures frequently at international, national, and local aesthetic medical conferences, where she is renowned for both her innovative nonsurgical aesthetic procedures and practice management/marketing skills. She served on the Editorial Panels of Cosmetic Dermatology and Skin & Aging for a number of years. Her professional affiliations include being a Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology and a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. She served on the Board of Directors of the Florida Society of Dermatology and Dermatological Surgery from 2003-2006, where she was able to participate in local and statewide legislative efforts for the specialty of Dermatology. Most recently, Dr. Jegasothy has served on various task forces of the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS), and is a valued consultant for institutional investors and venture capital firms interested in the burgeoning aesthetic medical business arena. Dr. Jegasothy also has worked as a consultant for various pharmaceutical companies throughout the course of her career, is a frequent guest on local talk radio, and is the source of innumerable quotations in the local and national fashion press.