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Dr. Elissa Gropen is a board certified dermatologist who specializes in diseases of the skin and skin cancer. Dr. Gropen has been practicing dermatology in Riverside, California for nearly 25 years. Her father, Dr... Joseph Gropen was a very well known dermatologist in Riverside and it is he who inspired her to carry on his legacy. Today, Dr. Elissa Gropen is very well known in the community not only because she is still seeing many of her late father's patients, but also because she is one of the few female solo practitioners in the area.
Dr. Gropen holds certification from the American Board of Dermatology. She is also a member of professional organizations including the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Medical Association, the California Medical Association, and the Pacific Dermatological Association.
For her undergraduate degree, Dr. Gropen attended Pomona College and received a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies. She pursued her medical degree at the University of Southern California, School of Medicine. Dr. Gropen continued her medical education at the Los Angeles County & University of Southern California Medical Center. Here, she completed an internship program in internal medicine and received her dermatology residency training.
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