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Rosalie Elenitsas, MD

Rosalie Elenitsas, MD Physician

Director, Dermatopathology Director, Dermatopathology Fellowship Program Herman Beerman Professor Professor of Dermatology in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Languages spoken:

  • Greek

Dr. Elenitsas is employed by Penn Medicine.

About Dr. Rosalie Elenitsas

Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2005-2006, 2007-2008, 2009-2010, 2011-2012, 2013-2014

Recognized by Suburban Life magazine's "Top Physicians 2010" issue

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

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Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Dermatology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Dermatology - Dermatopathology, 1991
  • Dermatology, 1989

Clinical Expertise:

  • Cancer Screening and Diagnostics
  • Dermatopathology
  • Dysplastic Nevi (Atypical Moles)
  • Malignant Melanoma
  • Melanoma
  • Mole Check
  • Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
  • Skin Cancer

Practice Locations and Appointments

  • Penn Dermatology

    Penn Medicine Radnor 250 King of Prussia Road Radnor, PA 19087 800-789-7366 (PENN)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

  • Penn Dermatology

    Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine South Pavilion, 1st Floor 3400 Civic Center Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-7366 (PENN)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School:
Residency: Mercy Hospital/UPMC Hospital
Residency: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American Academy of Dermatology, National American Dermatological Association, National American Society of Dermatopathology (Fellowship In Service Assessment Committee), National American Society of Dermatopathology, National American Society of Dermatopathology, National American Society of Dermatopathology, National American Society of Dermatopathology, National American Society of Dermatopathology, National Dermatology Foundation Leaders Society, National International Society of Dermatopathology, International International Society of Dermatopathology, International North American Melanoma Study Group, National Pennsylvania Academy of Dermatology , Local Pennsylvania Academy of Dermatology , Local Pennsylvania Academy of Dermatology, Local Pennsylvania Academy of Dermatology, Local Pennsylvania Academy of Dermatology, Local Pennsylvania Regional Association of Dermatopathologists, Local Pennsylvania Regional Association of Dermatopathologists, Local Philadelphia College of Physicians, Local Philadelphia Dermatological Society, Local

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Elenitsas is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Selected Publications:

Shin Thuzar M, Etzkorn Jeremy R, Sobanko Joseph F, Margolis David J, Gelfand Joel M, Chu Emily Y, Elenitsas Rosalie, Shaikh Waqas R: Clinical factors associated with subclinical spread of in situ melanoma. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 76 (4): 707-713,2017.

Rubin Courtney B, Boni Andrea, Elenitsas Rosalie, Pogoriler Jennifer, Low David: A Large Congenital Blue Plaque With Papules and Nodules on the Lower Back. The American Journal of Dermatopathology : 2017.

Clarke Loren E, Flake Darl D, Busam Klaus, Cockerell Clay, Helm Klaus, McNiff Jennifer, Reed Jon, Tschen Jaime, Kim Jinah, Barnhill Raymond, Elenitsas Rosalie, Prieto Victor G, Nelson Jonathan, Kimbrell Hillary, Kolquist Kathryn A, Brown Krystal L, Warf M Bryan, Roa Benjamin B: An independent validation of a gene expression signature to differentiate malignant melanoma from benign melanocytic nevi. Cancer 123 (4): 617-628,2017.

Stewart, CL, DeHoratius, DM, Gluckman, S, Rongey, C, Alby, K, Elenitsas: Tattoo-associated Mycobacterium franklinii infection Clinical Res Dermatol 4 (1): 1-3,2017.

Lott JP, Elmore JG, Zhao GA, Knezevich SR, Frederick PD, Reisch LM, Chu EY, Cook MG, Duncan LM, Elenitsas R, Gerami P, Landman G, Lowe L, Messina JL, Mihm MC, van den Oord JJ, Rabkin MS, Schmidt B, Shea CR, Yun SJ, Xu GX, Piepkorn MW, Elder DE: Evaluation of the melanocytic pathology assessment tool and hierarchy for diagnosis (MPATH-Dx) classification scheme for diagnosis of cutaneous melanocytic neoplasms: Results from the International Melanoma Pathology Study Group. J Am Acad Dermatol. : 2016 [Epub ahead of print].

Mochel MC, Ming ME, Imadojemu S, Gangadhar TC, Schuchter LM, Elenitsas R, Payne AS: Cutaneous autoimmune effects in the setting of therapeutic immune checkpoint inhibition for metastatic melanoma J Cutan Pathol : 2016 [Epub ahead of print].

Dai J, Tetzlaff MT, Schuchter LM, Elder DE: Histopathologic and mutational analysis of a case of blue nevus-like melanoma. J Cutan Pathol. 43 (9): 776-80,2016 [Epub ahead of print].

Rodriguez O, Meyers C, Weiss BM, Elenitsas R: Necrobiotic xanthogranuloma treated with topical nitrogen mustard(Mechlorethamine). JAMA Dermatol. : 2016.

Rubin Courtney B, Elenitsas Rosalie, Taylor Laura, Lacey Simon F, Kulikovskaya Irina, Gupta Minnal, Melenhorst Jan J, Loren Alison, Frey Noelle, June Carl H, Porter David: Evaluating the skin in patients undergoing chimeric antigen receptor modified T-cell therapy. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 75 (5): 1054-1057,2016.

Parekh V, Gangadhar T, Kreider KL, Elenitsas R: “Complete Response of Advanced Melanoma Treated with Talimogene Laherparepvec and Resulting Sweet's-Like Infiltrate” JAMA Dermatol : 2016.

Academic Contact Info

2 Maloney Building
3600 Spruce Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-4497
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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