In The News


As the leading skin cancer and skin care specialist in Central Florida, Dr. Steppie and Associates in Dermatology often appear in local and national media. Here are a few examples of media coverage.

  • In the May 2018 issue of Orlando Southwest, Dr. Steppie shares why early detection and treatment are key to stopping melanoma and other skin cancers in the Business Spotlight section.
  • In the March 2018 issue of Osceola Woman Magazine, two of our providers, Aimee Davis and Ashleigh Chambers, were featured in Spotlight on Women in Healthcare.
  • In the February 2018 issue of Orlando Style Magazine, Dr. Steppie was featured among the top professionals in a special section titled: Doctor Knows Best.
  • In February 2018, Associates in Dermatology was featured in The Apopka Chief as the leading dermatology office in the area.
  • On October 4, 2017, Associates in Dermatology was featured in Central Florida Lifestyle Magazine. See the full article here.
  • In the August 2017 issue of Orlando Family Magazine, Dr. Steppie was voted one of the 2017 Top Physicians. See the full list here.
  • In the July/August 2017 issue of Osceola Woman Magazine, Dr. Steppie advises parents on ways to prepare their kid's skin for the new school year. Read the full article here.
  • In the Spring/Summer 2017 issue of CMD Magazine, Dr. Steppie shares the importance of skin cancer awareness. See page 8.
  • In the January/February 2017 issue of Osceola Woman Magazine, Dr. Steppie's shares his expert advice on how to achieve a smoother, tighter, and more youthful complexion. See the full article here.
  • In the 2017 issue of The Skin Cancer Foundation Journal, Dr. Steppie shares his expertise on how to spot skin cancer in the feature titled "Ask the Experts," (see page 24). On page 75, Dr. Steppie is also listed as one of the few elite Amonette Circle Members from the Skin Cancer Foundation for the 5th consecutive year. Download the issue here.
  • In the Fall 2016 Medical Directory of the Southwest Orlando Bulletin, Dr. Steppie appeared on the cover. The article featured Associates in Dermatology and it's focus on patient-centered care. See page 14.
  • In the September 2016 issue of Orlando Magazine, Dr. Steppie's expert advice was quoted in an article on hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating). Read the article here.
  • In the August 2016 issue of Orlando Family, Dr. Steppie was voted one of the 2016 Top Physicians in Dermatology. See the list here.
  • In the July/August 2016 issue of Orlando Style Magazine, Dr. Steppie was featured among the top professionals in a special feature titled: Orlando's Elite Doctors.
  • In May/June 2016 Dr. Steppie was on the cover of the Southwest Orlando Bulletin. He shared informative tips on how to spot skin cancer, as May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Read the article on page 19.
  • In the May 2016 issue of Orlando Style Magazine, Dr. Steppie was voted the No. 1 Reader's Choice in Dermatology.
  • In the March 2016 issue of Osceola Woman Magazine, Dr. Steppie shares his tips for health skin, hair, and nails. Read the article here.
  • In the November/December 2015 issue of Osceola Woman Magazine, Dr. Steppie shares his tips for a radiant and youthful glow during the holidays. Read the article here.
  • In the October 2015 issue of Lifestyle Magazine, Associates in Dermatology was featured in the Central Florida Medical Guide.
  • In the October 2015 issue of the Southwest Orlando Bulletin, numerous providers from Associates in Dermatology were featured in the Fall Medical Directory. See pages 31-38
  • In the September/October 2015 issue of Osceola Woman Magazine, Dr. Steppie shares his tips for defying skin aging with non-surgical options. Read the article here.
  • In the July/August 2015 issue of Orlando Style Magazine, Dr. Steppie was featured among the top professionals in a special section feature titled: Orlando's No. 1 Elite Doctors.
  • In March 2015 of Osceola Woman Magazine, Dr. Steppie shares his expert advice on eczema and what to do about it. Read the full article here.
  • On Saturday, August 16th, Associates in Dermatology was a featured sponsor of Local 6 Healthy Living Expo 2014 at the Altamonte Mall. See more pictures from the event here.
  • In August 2014, the Surgeon General made an historic skin cancer declaration. Associates in Dermatology reached out to hundreds of local physicians providing an excerpt from the Surgeon General's recent call-to-action to prevent skin cancer as well as up-to-date statistics and pictures of different types of skin cancer.
  • On July 18, 2014, Associates in Dermatology was once again featured in the Business Profile section of the Apopka Chief.
  • On June 27, 2014, Associates in Dermatology was featured in the Apopka Chief for a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Apopka to commemorate the grand opening of the practice's 12th location.
  • In June 2014, Dr. Michael Steppie, introduced his Targeted Skincare Regimen in all of his Central Florida locations.
  • May is National Skin Cancer Awareness Month, an annual four-week observance initiated by the Skin Cancer Foundation to help spread the word about the risk factors of this potentially devastating condition and educate Americans on ways to prevent it. During this time, Associates in Dermatology has been reaching out to the community. You might have seen Dr. Steppie's Free Skin Cancer Screening campaign advertised throughout Central FL with informative editorials on skin cancer in: Orange Appeal, South West Orlando Bulletin, Hunter’s Creek Magazine, Celebration News, Reflections Magazine (for Solavita Residents), Poinciana Pioneer, Osceola News Gazette, Osceola Health, The Apopka Chief, The Apopka Planter and Better Living.
  • On April 25, 2014, Associates in Dermatology was featured in the Business Profile section of the Apopka Chief.
  • In April, 2014, Orlando physician Dr. Michael Steppie, MD, President and Medical Director of Associates in Dermatology, recently was honored as one of America's Most Compassionate Doctors by Patient's Choice for the third year in a row.
  • In 2014, for the fourth consecutive year, Dr. Michael Steppie, puts his expertise to good work, keeping Fox 35’s viewers aware of the potential harm associated with increased sun exposure.
  • Once again, Associates in Dermatology's Dr. Michael Steppie ranked among the top 25 MDs practicing in the Orlando area in the February 2014 issue of Orlando Style magazine in its Best Doctors feature.
  • While celebrating the holidays, Associates in Dermatology is also celebrating its silver anniversary, honoring 25 years of serving family and friends in the Central Florida area.
  • In September, 2013, Associates in Dermatology opened the doors to a new office in Poinciana, it's 11th location.
  • In May (national Skin Cancer Awareness Month) of 2013, Associates in Dermatology sponsored FOX Weather’s UV index for the third consecutive year.
  • For nearly 25 years the leaders and staff of Orlando-based Associates in Dermatology have dedicated themselves to delivering an unrivaled level of care to patients and to serving the Central Florida community.
  • In April, 2013, Orlando physician Dr. Michael Steppie, MD, President and Medical Director of Associates in Dermatology, recently was honored as one of America's Most Compassionate Doctors by Patient's Choice for the second year in a row.
  • There’s a familiar face in the February 2013 issue of Orlando Style magazine. In its popular Best Doctors feature, the magazine spotlights Dr. Michael Steppie among the top 25 MDs practicing in the Orlando area.
  • In November 2012, Dr. Michael Steppie, M.D. was featured in a recent Men's Health article titled “What Men can Learn about Health from Women” and in an article on ABCNews.com.
  • Associates in Dermatology was the First in Central Florida to offer a new cutting edge technology for specific types of non-melanoma skin cancers called the SRT100™. Recent Media Coverage include WFTV Channel 9, WRDQ Channel 27 (aired between Dr. OZ shows), Lifestyle Magazine, Southwest Orlando Bulletin, Lifestyle Osceola News Gazette, Hunter's Creek Magazine to name a few
  • Besides being a dedicated member of the prestigious Amonette Circle of the Skin Cancer Foundation, Dr. Steppie stays involved in the community and also participates each year in the Skin Cancer Foundation's Road to Healthy Skin Tour which provides free skin cancer screenings all over the country.
  • In The Discovery Channel's Discovery Health - Mystery Diagnosis, Dr. Steppie unveiled a rarely diagnosed case of cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis (CTX).
  • In May 2012, Dr. Steppie was interviewed on Fox 35.
  • In May 2012, Dr. Steppie published an article in The Skin Cancer Foundation Journal - "Skin Cancer and the Gender Gap: Why More Men Die from Skin Cancer".
  • In 2012, Dr. Steppie joined WebMD®'s panel of expert among the Skin Cancer/Melanoma Community®. His expertise has been recognized by this leading health portal in the United States (WebMD®'s network of sites reaches an average of 86.4 million visitors per month).
  • In 2012, Associates in Dermatology sponsored of the UV Index on Fox 35 for the second consecutive year.
  • In April 2012, Dr. Steppie appeared in Orlando Style Magazine. He was listed in their Wow Factor segment, recognizing dynamic, prominent individuals that make a positive impact within our community.
  • In January 2012, Dr. Steppie was on the Cover of the inaugural Issue of the South Lake Medical Directory and Associates in Dermatology was featured in an article.
  • Last year, Dr. Michael Steppie appeared on Orlando's Channel 6 News, in a segment about the risks associated with using the UV lights found in nail salons to dry nails.
  • Dr. Steppie has been honored with multiple Distinguished Physician Recognition Awards from the AMA (American Medical Association). In 2010, he received the Humanitarian Service Award from "We Care" and was awarded Top Dermatologist. Last year, Dr. Steppie earned The "Compassionate Doctor" Award from patientschoice.org, and at the end of June 2012, Dr. Steppie accepted The "Physician of the Year" Award.

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