Dr. Kate Ross, offering Dermatology services in Sarasota and Bradenton, FL

LA Plastic Surgery and Dermatology’s mission is to provide personalized, high-quality care on an as-needed or preventative basis. We have created a practice that we believe in and choose for our own family members.

Our practice includes dermatology, cosmetic dermatology, Mohs surgery and plastic surgery with the goal of working with our patients to maintain and improve their health and self confidence. Our physicians believe in providing comprehensive services to our patients in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. We also believe in educating our patients as we work with them to achieve the best physical state possible. We have locations in Sarasota and in Bradenton.

Dr. Ross is certified by the American Board of Dermatology and has received training at Moffitt cancer center.

To schedule an appointment, please call: 941-954-4500

Dr. Melinda Lacerna is board certified in Facial and Cosmetic Plastic Surgery. We invite you to explore her services HERE.

Kate Ross MD


  • Dermatology Residency University of South Florida
  • Internship, Internal Medicine, University of South Florida
  • Medical School, Medical Doctorate, Florida State College of Medicine
  • Undergraduate B.S. Exercise Physiology, University of Florida

Dr. Kate Ross has trained at Moffitt Cancer center and has experience in complex medical dermatology, Mohs surgery, and cosmetic dermatology.


Ross, K. Cherpelis, B, Lien, M, Fenske, N. Spotlighting the role of photodynamic therapy in cutaneous malignancy: An update and expansion. Dermatologic Surgery, 2013 Dec; 39(12):1733-1744

Ross. K, Lien, M,., Contreras, J. A case of asymptomatic cutaneous polyarteritis nodosa: Review of treatment options and therapeutic guidelines. Accepted Cutis 2013.

Casper, David, Ross, Kate, Messina,Jane, Sondak,Vernon, Bodden, Cheryl, McCardle, Tim, Glass, L.Frank. Use of Anti-Phosphohistone H3 Immunohistochemistry to Determine Mitotic Rate in Thin Melanomas. Am J Dermatopathol. 2010 Oct;32(7):650-4

Tadicherla, Sujatha, Ross, Kate, Shenefelt, Philip MD. Topical Corticosteroids. Journal Of Drugs in Dermatology, 2009 Dec;8(12):1093-105

O’Donoghue,James Morgan, Ross, Kate. Novel Use of a Pressure Bandage for Assistance During Surgery, Cosmetic Dermatology. 2009; April, 22(4): 181.

O’Donoghue, James Morgan M.D., Ross, Kate. Extensive EM with an Unusual Delineated Presentation: A case report, Cosmetic Dermatology 2011;24:208-210.