Steinberg, Dr. Janee D., wife of Jay A. Shorr and the late Dr. Jeffry Winkelman lost her battle to cancer on Monday morning after a courageous 7 month fight. Dr. Steinberg was born in Brooklyn, New York and grew up in Chevy Chase, Maryland. Dr. Janee, as she was known, as is also survived by her daughters Dr. Fawn J. Winkelman, Wendy O. Winkelman Parker, Ian Parker (son-in-law) and her stepchildren Mara L. Shorr and Jordan R. Shorr. She is also survived by the late Ray (nee Bernhang) and Jack Steinberg (parents), and Jonah and Thelma Shorr (father-in-law and mother-in-law). At an early age, she decided to study medicine and attended University of Maryland Undergraduate and Medical School, completing the entire program in 7 years. She was the outstanding Sophomore Woman at University of Maryland. After spending her Internship and part of her Dermatology Residency training in Florida, Dr. Steinberg decided to start private practice in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. With over 32 years of experience and dedicated service in Dermatology and cosmetic surgery, she decided to mastermind and build an incredible facility as the Medical Director of Advanced Cosmetic Laser Center committed to providing superior techniques and services in dermatology, dermatologic and cosmetic surgery. After the grand opening in August, 1998, this facility has become one of the most prestigious cosmetic surgery centers of its kind in South Florida. Services included the treatment of dermatology, cosmetic and plastic surgery with safety of her patients as her first priority. The Advanced Cosmetic Laser Center's services are so comprehensive that it is known as "One-Stop-Shopping for the Millennium". Dr. Steinberg was also one of the first dermatologists to receive hospital privileges for liposuction. Dr. Janee Steinberg was appointed as a National Injector Trainer and National Lecturer for Allergan (manufacturer of Botox Cosmetic & Juvederm Injectible Gel) in 2011 and 2012. In addition, Dr. Janee Steinberg was one of only five cosmetic and plastic surgeons to win the National award for the Best Surgical & Non Surgical Body Enhancement for 2012 held in Las Vegas by The Aesthetic Practice Association. Dr. Janee was also one of The Top 100 Women of Broward County in 2011. Memberships and Associations (Past & Present), American Academy of Dermatology (Emeritus and Lifetime Member), American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (Emeritus and Lifetime Member), Florida Society of Dermatology & Dermatologic Surgery (Emeritus and Lifetime Member), Florida Society of Dermatologic Surgeons (Emeritus and Lifetime Member), Broward County Medical Association (Emeritus and Lifetime Member), American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, American Society for Liposuction Surgery, American Society of Facial & Reconstructive Surgery, Florida Society of Facial & Reconstructive Surgery, International Society of Dermatology, International Society of Cosmetic Laser Surgeons. Group Practice/Hospital Affiliations: University Community Hospital, Florida Medical Center. Memorial services will be held on Wednesday, June 13 at The Star of David Funeral Home at 7801 Bailey Road, North Lauderdale at 10:22 a.m. Shiva services will be held at their home in Coral Springs on Wednesday and Thursday evening.
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Published in Sun-Sentinel on June 12, 2012