Ryan S. Jawitz, D.O., FAOCD, FAAD

Board Certified Dermatologist
North Port Commons, North Port Bobcat VillageSarasota, and Venice locations

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Dr. Jawitz is a board certified dermatologist with extensive training in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the skin, hair and nails. Dr. Jawitz specializes in dermatologic surgery and Mohs surgery for skin cancer and abnormalities affecting the skin and has years of surgical experience and excellent results. He is also skilled in cosmetic procedures and rejuvenation techniques using Botox, Juvederm, Restylane, Radiesse and Sculptra. Throughout his career, Dr. Jawitz has contributed research and presentations to several peer reviewed journals and associations. His background includes experience as a clinical instructor in the department of Internal Medicine at Michigan State University and is currently an adjunct faculty at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. His comprehensive background of performing a variety of complex procedures adds to the level of excellence you can expect from the caring providers at Riverchase Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery.


  • General Dermatology
  • Dermatologic Surgery
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Cosmetic Dermatology


  • Bachelor of Science, Biology with honors- University of Kentucky, Kentucky
  • Medical Training, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Florida
  • Dermatology Residency- Michigan State University, Michigan

Accreditations and Professional Memberships

  • American College of Osteopathic Dermatology
  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • American Society for Mohs Surgery
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • Florida Osteopathic Association
  • Sarasota Dermatological Society

Patient Testimonials

“I’m very happy I chose that office. I haven’t been to the dermatologist in almost 10 years so I was very nervous but they were so nice and kind to me and talked me through everything.”
Courtney S., September 2016

“Dr. Jawitz is very timely and professional. ”
– Louis M., September 2016

“Dr. Jawitz had been recommended by two friends. He is very pleasant and informative. I’m glad I chose him and his staff is excellent also.”
– Anonymous, September 2016