Dr. Janelle Vega is a board-certified dermatologist nearing her second decade in private practice. Dr. Vega’s work focuses on cosmetic dermatology, including injectables and lasers, with an emphasis on a holistic approach to skin care and aging. Along with her thriving cosmetic practice, she continues to practice medical dermatology and is active in clinical research studies.
On the cosmetic dermatology front, Dr. Vega is among an elite group of trainers who teach fellow physicians techniques to optimize rejuvenation using injectables. She is highly sought after for her aesthetic expertise and offers natural looking transformations, while maintaining the integrity of each person’s unique features. She also has vast experience and interest in treating patients with skin of color, which is a large part of her practice in our diverse city of Miami.
In 2019, Dr. Vega launched BIA Life, an online platform offering virtual skin care consults performed by board-certified dermatologists, as well as a curated selection of medical-grade skin care products that are delivered directly to clients’ homes. She has also built a large and dedicated social media audience, using the platform to share insights on proper, medically-informed cosmetic procedures. In 2020, the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology recognized her as one of America’s top dermatology influencers for her efforts.
Dr. Vega earned her undergraduate degree from Haverford College in 2002. Subsequently, she earned her medical degree (M.D.) at the University of Florida College of Medicine in Gainesville, Florida in 2006. She completed a post-doctoral training in Internal Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, a Harvard medical school affiliate. She also did a year of clinical research at the University of Puerto Rico, where she also fulfilled her first year of dermatology training. Dr. Vega concluded her dermatologic training at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, where she received an award for Excellence in Dermatologic Surgery. She is the author of several medical articles and book chapters.
Dr. Vega is a native of Miami, Florida and is fluent in both English and Spanish. Outside of her medical pursuits, she is passionate about her orchid collection, gardening, cooking and traveling.