Miriam Bettencourt, MD

Miriam Bettencourt, MD

Dermatology Henderson, NV

Bettencourt Skin Center

Office Address

Office Map
  • 1701 N Green Valley Pkwy
    Ste 7b
    Henderson, NV 89074
    Phone: (702) 257-7546
    Fax: (702) 870-4824

Dr. Bettencourt's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Dermatology: General Dermatology, Dermatologic Surgery, Cosmetic
  • Clinical Interests: Mohs Sugery; Cosmetic Dermatology; Biomedical Research; Disease Outbreaks; Leadership; Tropical Medicine

Dr. Bettencourt's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • Assistant Clinical ProfessorUniversity of Nevada
    Las Vegas, NV
  • Private PracticeBettencourt Skin Center
    Henderson, NV
    Specializing in MOHS surgery, clinical & cosmetic dermatology, clinical research
  • Adjunct ProfessorTouro University
    Henderson, NV
  • Associate Residency Program Director of DermatologyUniversity of South Florida
    Tampa, FL
  • Chief of Dermatologic SurgeryVA Medical Center
    St Petersburg, FL
  • ChiefBay Pines VA Medical Center
    Bay Pines, FL
  • CoordinatorClinical Research & Hair Units, USF
    Tampa, FL
  • ChiefTampa General Hospital, USF
    Tampa, FL
  • Assistant ProfessorUniversity of South Florida
    Tampa, FL
    Assistant Professor (1999-2001); Assistant Clinical Professor (2001-2002)
  • Medical Student Career AdvisorUniversity of South Florida College of Medicine
    Tampa, FL

Dr. Bettencourt's Education & Medical Training

  • Duke University HospitalDuke University HospitalResidency, Dermatology
  • Duke University HospitalDuke University HospitalResidency, Family Medicine
  • Combined program of Internal Medicine & DermatologyCombined program of Internal Medicine & DermatologyOther Training, Internship
  • DermatologyDermatologyOther Training, Residency, Dermatology
  • Universidad de Sao Paulo FOMUniversidad de Sao Paulo Faculty of MedicineMedical School

Dr. Bettencourt's Certifications & Licensure

  • NV State Medical LicenseNV State Medical License2002 - 2015
  • FL State Medical LicenseFL State Medical License1999 - 2016
  • American Board of DermatologyAmerican Board of DermatologyDermatology, 1999

Dr. Bettencourt's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Montreal & Quebec Societies of DermatologyInvited SpeakerMontreal & Quebec Societies of Dermatology, 2013
  • Beth Israel, St Luke' Roosevelt Dermatology Residency ProgramInvited guest speakerBeth Israel, St Luke' Roosevelt Dermatology Residency Program, 2013
  • Germany Congress of DermatologyInvited SpeakerGermany Congress of Dermatology, 2013
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Dr. Bettencourt's Publications & Presentations

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Journal Articles

  • A review of lasers and their applications.Alster TS, Bettencourt MS, South Med J 1998;91:806-14
  • The two most common skin cancers.Bettencourt MS, Krunic A, Clark RE, The Skin C Found J 1997;15:45-7,98-9
  • Specificity of the morphological features of hairs obtained by hair pull in loose anagen syndrome.Olsen EA, Bettencourt MS, Cote N, J Inv Derm, Symp Proc 1999;4:258-60

Books/Book Chapters

  • Lichen simplex chronicus and Prurigo.Chapter: Textbook of pediatric dermatologyPage 278 - 283
    Tamayo-Sanchez L, Bettencourt, MS, Harper J
    Editors: Harper J, Oranje A, Prose N.Blackwell


  • Clinical Presentation of Local Skin Reactions Associated with Treatment of Actinic Keratoses with Ingenol Mebutate in Elderly, Community Dermatology PatientsMiriam S. Bettencourt, MD, Fall Clinical Dermatology 2013, Las Vegas, 10/2013
  • Clinical Pearls with Ingenol Mebutate Treatment in Elderly Patients with Actinic Keratoses in a Community Dermatology PracticeMiriam S. Bettencourt, MD, Fall Clinical Dermatology 2013, Las Vegas, 10/2013
  • Specificity of the morphological features of hairs obtained by hair pull in loose anagen syndrome.Olsen EA, Bettencourt MS, Cote N, Hair Research Society meeting
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  • Caribbean Dermatology Symposium, Inc. 8th Annual Coastal Dermatology SymposiumCaribbean Dermatology Symposium, Inc., Napa, California - 9/26/2012
  • New advances in the treatment of Atopic Dermatitis.
  • Healthy living in southern Nevada: treatment of skin disorders.Sun City Anthem, Nevada
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Dr. Bettencourt's Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref

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