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Celebrity Dermatologist Fredric Brandt Found Dead in Coconut Grove Home


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Celebrity dermatologist Fredric Brandt was found dead in his Coral Gables home on Sunday at 65 years old. Brandt counted numerous celebrities as his clients since he opened up his first practice in Miami in the 80s, was one of the first dermatologists to push Botox and fillers when they first entered the market two decades ago, and has a lucrative line of eponymous skincare products that can be found at stores like Sephora, Nordstrom, and Bloomingdale's. He's also a University of Miami graduate.

"If I have nice skin," Madonna recently told the New York Times in an email, "I owe a lot to him."

His publicist confirmed that he died from an illness, and the Miami Herald suggests that it could have been depression. South Florida columnist Lesley Abravanel reported that Brandt was "devastated" over comparisons to Dr. Grant (Martin Short) on Tina Fay's latest Netflix show, Unbreakable Kimmy Scmidt.

Update: An earlier version of this article stated that Dr. Brandt was found dead at his Coral Gables home. The esteemed doctor actually lived in Coconut Grove. The cause of his death can be found here.

Dr. Brandt Dermatology Associates

4425 Ponce de Leon Blvd #200, Coral Gables, FL 33146 (305) 443-6606 Visit Website