Mariana Cruz Manzano, MD
Board-Certified Dermatologist
Being a dermatologist isn't only about using our medical knowledge to solve problems; it also allows doctors the opportunity to provide emotional support and increase the confidence levels in our patients.
- Mariana Cruz Manzano, MD

Undergraduate Degree:
BS, University of Puerto Rico – San Juan, Puerto Rico

Medical School:
MD, University of Puerto Rico – San Juan, Puerto Rico

Dermatology Residency:
University of Puerto Rico – San Juan, Puerto Rico

American Board of Dermatology
Professional Memberships
Puerto Rico Society of Dermatology
American Academy of Dermatology
American Medical Association
Puerto Rico Women’s Civic Club


Cruz Manzano M, Ramírez García L, Sánchez Pont JE, Velázquez Mañana AI, Sánchez JL. Rosacea-Like Leukemia Cutis: A Case Report. Am J Dermatopathol.2016 Aug;38(8):e119-21. PMID: 27043335

Cruz Manzano M, Valentin-Nogueras S, Brau C, Figueroa-Guzman L. Pediatric Inpatient and Emergency Dermatology Consultations: A 5-Year Retrospective Analysis. Submitted to the Puerto Rico Health Sciences Journal.

Submitted Papers

Cruz Manzano M, Cardona R, Valentin-Nogueras S. Persistent Periorbital Edema

Poster Presentations

Project Presentation: Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis and Steven-Johnson Syndrome: A Retrospective Analysis – Annual Puerto Rico Dermatology Meeting 2015- June 19, 2015 –Ponce, Puerto Rico

Project Presentation: Atopic Dermatitis: Current Management in a Hispanic Population-Author: Mariana Cruz, MD – Annual Puerto Rico Dermatology Meeting 2016- June 25, 2016 –San Juan, Puerto Rico

Case presentation: Persistent Periorbital Edema– Authors: Mariana Cruz, MD, Sheila Valentin-Nogueras, MD – Summer Meeting-American Academy of Dermatology – July 29, 2016 – Boston, United States

Case Presentation: Widespread Pruritic Nodules in a Male Patient – Author: Mariana Cruz, MD- Annual Dermatology Mini-Convention Meeting – November 12, 2016 – Humacao, PR

Porokeratosis Ptychotropic: A common misdiagnosis– Authors: Mariana Cruz, MD, Luz D. Figueroa – Annual Meeting-American Academy of Dermatology –March 4, 2017– Florida, United States