Miriam Bettencourt, MD

Miriam Bettencourt, MD

Dermatology Henderson, NV

Bettencourt Skin Center


Office Address

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

Miriam Bettencourt, MD

Dermatology Henderson, NV

Bettencourt Skin Center

Clinical Specialties & Interests

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

Education & Training

  • Duke University HospitalDuke University Hospital
  • Duke University HospitalDuke University Hospital
  • Dermatology
  • Combined program of Internal Medicine & Dermatology
  • Universidad de Sao Paulo Faculty of MedicineUniversidad de Sao Paulo Faculty of Medicine

Certifications & Licensure

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

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Vegas SevenCastle Connolly, 2014
  • Invited SpeakerMontreal & Quebec Societies of Dermatology, 2013
  • Invited guest speakerBeth Israel, St Luke' Roosevelt Dermatology Residency Program, 2013

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

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 dermatology Page 278 - 283
    Tamayo-Sanchez L, Bettencourt, MS, Harper J
    Editors: Harper J, Oranje A, Prose N.Blackwell

Abstracts/Posters

  • Clinical Presentation of Local Skin Reactions Associated with Treatment of Actinic Keratoses with Ingenol Mebutate in Elderly, Community Dermatology Patients Miriam 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 Practice Miriam 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

Lectures

  • Caribbean Dermatology Symposium, Inc. 8th Annual Coastal Dermatology Symposium Caribbean 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

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 HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • 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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