Our Providers

Sumeet Thareja, MD

Aesthetic Specialist & Board Certified Dermatologist located in Melbourne, FL, Tampa, FL & Palm Bay, FL

As the founding director of Indigo Dermatology in Tampa, Melbourne, and Palm Bay, Florida, Sumeet Thareja, MD, provides a complete menu of medical and aesthetic skin care services to residents in the greater central Florida area. He’s passionate about increasing skin cancer awareness and dedicated to educating the community about general skin health.

Dr. Thareja is a dermatologist and skin cancer surgeon who specializes in advanced skin cancer treatments and hair loss. His interest in dermatology stems from skin disease and the psychological burden it creates. He strives to alleviate this burden by helping his patients look and feel their best.

After finishing his undergraduate studies at the University of Miami, Dr. Thareja obtained his medical degree and completed his residency at the University of South Florida. He went on to practice dermatology at the James A. Haley VA Department of Dermatology in Tampa, where helped to treat the veterans in the Tampa Bay area.

In addition to being board-certified by the American Board of Dermatology, Dr. Thareja is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society of Mohs Surgery.

Dr. Sumeet Thareja Publications/Affiliations

  • Thareja SK, Paghdal K, Lien M, Fenske NA. Reticular Erythematous Mucinosis- a review. Int J Dermatol. 2012 Aug;51(8):903-9.
  • Thareja S, Honigbaum A, Jukic D. Glomus-like bodies with a neurofibroma: a novel neoplasm arising in neurofibromatosis type 1 or a coincidence? J cutan path 2015.
  • Thareja SK, Sadhwani D, Fenske NA. En Coup de Sabre: Treatment with hyaluronic acid filler injection. Int J Dermatol. 2013 Oct 29.
  • Thareja SK, Zager J, Sadhwani D, Thareja S, Chen R, Jukic D, Glass F, Messina J. Analysis of Tumor Mitotic Rate in Thin Metastatic Melanomas with Anti-pHH3 IHC Stain Compared to Thin Melanomas without Metastasis. Am J Dermatopathol. 2014 Jan;36(1):64-7
  • Rudnick E, Thareja S, Cherpelis B. Oral Therapy for nonmelanoma skin cancer in patients with advanced disease and large tumor burden; a review of the literature with focus on a new generation of targeted therapies. Int J Dermatol. 2016, 55. 249-258.
  • Lien M, Baldwin B, Thareja SK, Fenske NA. Merkel Cell Carcinoma: clinical characteristics, markers, staging and treatment. Journal of Drugs and Dermatology 2010;9(7): 779-84.
  • Black W, Thareja SK, Blake B, Chen R, Cherpelis B, Glass F. Distinction of Melanoma in situ and Solar Lentigines on Sun-Damaged Skin using Morphometrics and MITF Immunohistochemistry. Am J Dermatopathol. 2011 Aug; 33(6):573-8
  • Johnston RJ. Thareja S. Shenefelt P. Disseminated Histoplasmosis in a Renal Transplant Patient. Cutis. 2013 Jun;91(6):295-9

Memberships

  • Fellow of American Academy of Dermatology
  • American Society of Dermatologic Surgery
  • American Society of Mohs Surgery
  • American Society For Laser Medicine & Surgery
  • University of Miami Alumni Association

Shalini Thareja Batra, MD

Aesthetic Specialist & Board Certified Dermatologist located in Melbourne, FL and Tampa, FL

Dr. Shalini Batra completed her dermatology residency training at Florida State University after completing medical school and an internal medicine internship at Emory University in Atlanta, GA. She completed a one-year pre-doctoral dermatology internship during medical school at Northwestern University in Chicago focused on women’s vulvar dermatological disease.  Her undergraduate study was at Columbia University in the City of New York.

Dr. Shalini Batra has published several dermatological papers in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology (JAAD) and Journal of the American Medical Association in Dermatology (JAMA Dermatology) while also presenting at numerous influential academic conferences. In addition, she has authored a dermatology textbook chapter on keloids.

Dr. Shalini Batra holds a 3-year board position on the Young Physicians, Residents, and Fellows committee of the Women’s Dermatologic Society. She also is a member of the social media committee for the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery.

Her clinical interests include general dermatology, skin cancer, dermatologic surgery and reconstruction, cosmetics, keloids, and vulvar dermatology.

Dr. Shalini Batra is originally from Melbourne, Florida. In her free time, she enjoys going to the beach, meditation, yoga, and travel. She hopes to learn how to scuba dive in the future.

Dr. Shalini Thareja Batra Publications/Affiliations

  • Minocycline Foam for the Treatment of Confluent and Reticulated Papillomatosis
    Presented at Orlando Dermatology Aesthetic and Surgical Conference Jan 2021
  • Thareja S, Humeda Y, Patrick G, Cognetta AB Jr. Deja UV All Over Again: Theoretical Risks of the Unregulated Direct-to-Consumer Infrared Technologies. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2020 Aug 6.
    In press. Published online
  • Thareja, S, Angnardo L, Wolfe C, Cognetta AB. Near-infrared Radiation (IR-A). The Florida Skin Cancer Review. 2020 Feb. Volume 2, Issue 1: 3.
    An educational local newsletter from FSU Dermatology for panhandle physicians.
  • Thareja S, Fink M, Chen KH, Liu Y, Chen SC, Stoff BK. Race as a predictor of patient preferences for biopsy result communication. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 2018 June; Volume 78, Issue 6, 1223 1225.e1
  • Bonchak JG, Thareja S, Chen SC, Quave CL. Botanical Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Pruritus: a Systematic Review. Curr Derm Rep (2017) 6: 248.
  • Thareja S, Kollman K, Ardalan K, Klein-Gitelman M, Paller AS, Arkin LM. Oral Macrolides for the Dermatologic Manifestations of Blau Syndrome. JAMA Dermatol. 2017 Oct 1;153(10):1066-1067
  • Thareja S and Kundu R. Dermatoanthropology of Ethnic Skin and Hair. Springer International Publishing AG; June 2017. Chapter 15, Keloid and Hypertrophic Scarring; p 233-355.
    Wrote chapter on keloids and hypertrophic scars in textbook
  • Thareja S, Florek A, Cices A, West D, Nardone B, Schlosser B. Quality of Life for Lichen Planus,
    Lichen Sclerosus, and Vulvodynia: Vulvar-Specific Skindex-29 and Beyond. J Invest Dermatol.136(8); B4
  • Thareja S, Florek AG, Nardone B, Champlain A, Fontana J, Schlosser B. Impact of Lichen Sclerosus, Lichen Planus, and Vulvodynia on Quality of Life for Patients Using the Vulvar-Specific Skindex-29 Patient Reported Outcome Measure. J Am Acad Dermatol 2016;74 (5); (Suppl.1): AB57
  • Thareja S, Rashid A, Grossniklaus H. Spontaneous Necrosis of Choroidal Melanoma. Ocul Oncol Pathol 2015 Sept; 1:63-69.
  • Thareja S, Zager J, Sadhwani D, Thareja S, Chen R, Marzban S, Jukic DM, Glass LF, Messina J. Analysis of Tumor Mitotic Rate in Thin Metastatic Melanomas Compared with Thin Melanomas Without Metastasis Using Both Hematosylin and Eosin and Anti-phosphohistone 3 IHC stain.  Am J of Dermatopathology.  01/2014; 36(1):64-

Presentations

  • Jan 2020
    Thareja S, MD, Davis A, Cohen G. Intramuscular Triamcinolone as a Treatment Option for Graves- Related Pretibial Myxedema
    Presented at the Orlando Dermatology Aesthetic and Surgical Conference
  • Jan 2020
    Marrone S, Thareja S, Barranco C, Cohen G. Autologous Fat Transfer as a Therapeutic Option for Atrophic Morphea
    Presented by Marrone at the Orlando Dermatology Aesthetic and Surgical Conference
  • Jan 2020
    Marrone S, Thareja S, Barranco C, Cohen G. The Spectrum of Clinical Presentations of Pemphigus Foliaceus
    Presented by Marrone at the Maui Derm Conference
  • Oct 2019
    Thareja S, Marrone S, Boshnick L, Cohen G. Surgical Excision and Secondary Intention Healing for Acne Keloidalis Spectrum Disorders
    E-poster exhibited at the 2019 American Society of Dermatologic Surgeons conference in Chicago, Illinois.
  • Apr 2019
    Sadowsky L, Thareja S, Thiede R, Nardone B, Rangel S, West D, Schlosser B. Development and Validation of a Scarring Severity Scale for Assessment of Lichen Sclerosus.
    Presented by Sadowsky at the Northwestern Lewis Landsberg Research Day.
  • May 2019
    Sadowsky L, Thareja S, Thiede R, Nardone B, Rangel S, West D, Schlosser B. Development and Validation of a Vulvar Scarring Severity Scale for Assessment of Lichen Sclerosus.
    Presented by Sadowsky at the Society for Investigative Dermatology in Chicago, Illinois.
  • Mar 2017
    Thareja S, Demierre MF, Perry A, Bae-Harboe Y, Nguyen L, Connolly S, et al. Chen S. Impact of Sun Damage Assessment Campaign with UV Reflectance Photography on Attendees of National Sporting Events.
    Presented at the American Academy of Dermatology conference in Orlando, Florida.
  • Mar 2017
    Thareja S, Florek A, Cices A, Nardone B, West D, Schlosser B. Longitudinal Changes in Quality of Life in Vulvar Lichen Sclerosus, Lichen Planus, and Vulvodynia as Measured Using the Vulvar-Specific Skindex-29 Patient Reported Outcome Measure.
    Presented at the American Academy of Dermatology conference in Orlando, Florida
  • Oct 2016
    Florek A, Thareja S, Thorn G, Guitart J, West D, Schlosser B. Coexisting Vulvar Psoriasis and Extramammary Paget’s Disease Both Responsive to Methotrexate.
    Poster exhibited at the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology in Vienna.
  • Oct 2016
    Thareja S, Florek A, Yamada D, Montag A, West D, Schlosser B. Anogenital Lichen Sclerosus Leading to Perianal Invasive Keratinizing Squamous Cell Carcinoma.
    Poster exhibited at the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology in Vienna.
  • Oct 2016
    Florek A, Thareja S, Thorn G, Guitart J, West D, Schlosser B. Coexisting Vulvar Psoriasis and Extramammary Paget’s Disease Both Responsive to Methotrexate.
    Poster exhibited at the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology in Vienna.
  • May 2016
    Thareja S, Florek A, Cices A, West D, Nardone B, Schlosser B. Quality of Life for Lichen Planus, Lichen Sclerosus, and Vulvodynia: vulvar-specific Skindex-29 and beyond.
    Presented by Dr. West at the Society of Investigative Dermatology conference in Arizona
  • Mar 2016
    Thareja S, Florek A, Nardone B, Champlain A, Fontana J, Schlosser B. Impact of Lichen Sclerosus, Lichen Planus, and Vulvodynia on Quality of Life for Patients Using the Vulvar-Specific Skindex-29 Patient Reported Outcome Measure.
    Presented at the American Academy of Dermatology conference in Washington D.C.
  • Apr 2016
    Thareja S, Florek A, Nardone B, Champlain A, Fontana J, Schlosser B. Impact of Lichen Sclerosus, Lichen Planus, and Vulvodynia on Quality of Life for Patients Using the Vulvar-Specific Skindex-29 Patient Outcome Measure.
    Presented at the Northwestern Annual Research Day.
  • Apr 2016
    Florek A, Nardone B, Thareja S, Tran G, Giles F, West D. Association of additional malignancies not previously recognized in the FDA Full Prescribing Information for Ustekinumab: an analysis of the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS).
    Presented by Dr. Florek at the Northwestern Annual Research Day.

Memberships

  • Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology
  • Women’s Dermatologic Society
  • American Society of Dermatologic Surgery

Amelia Tosi

ARNP

Amelia L. Tosi is an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner based in Melbourne, Florida. She graduated with honors in 2016 and has more than 5 years of diverse experience.

Book Your Consultation

WHAT WE OFFER

Services

USD

Follow Us on Social Media

Menu