Dr. Valencia is a board certified dermatologist, with additional board certification in dermatopathology.
Fluent in Spanish, Dr. Valencia received her M.D. degree in 1992 from the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Bogota, Colombia. She completed her dermatology residency at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine where she was chief resident during her final year of training. Dr. Valencia completed a dermatopathology fellowship at the Ackerman Academy in New York.
Dr. Valencia worked for 2 years in a private practice in Millburn, New Jersey. From 2006 to 2007, she was an assistant professor at the University of Miami Department of Dermatology.
Dr. Valencia has been in clinical practice in the Tampa Palms area since 2008. In addition to her clinical practice, she worked as a dermatopathologist at Dermpath Diagnostics. Dr. Valencia is a Fellow of both the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society of Dermatopathology.