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Rosalie Elenitsas, MD

Rosalie Elenitsas, MD Physician

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

Languages spoken:

  • Greek

Dr. Elenitsas is employed by Penn Medicine.

About Dr. Rosalie Elenitsas

Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2005 - 2018

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

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

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Overall Ratings

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Dermatology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Dermatology - Dermatopathology, 1991
  • Dermatology, 1989

Clinical Expertise:

  • Melanoma

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • Amerihealth Caritas Medicare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • eLAP Services
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Homestead Smart Health Plans
  • 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 Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Provider Partners Health Plan
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Veterans Choice Program

Education and Training

Medical School: University of Pittsburgh
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, National American Society of Dermatopathology, National Dermatology Foundation Leaders Society, National International Society of Dermatopathology, International Pennsylvania Academy of Dermatology, Local Pennsylvania Academy of Dermatology, 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:

Parekh V Sobanko J Miller CJ Karakousis G Xu W Letrero R Elenitsas R Xu X Elder DE Amaravadi R Schuchter LM Nathanson KL Wilson MA Chu EY: NRAS Q61R and BRAF G466A mutations in atypical melanocytic lesions newly arising in advanced melanoma patients treated with vemurafenib J Cutan Pathol 46 (3): 190-194,2019.

Chairatchaneeboon M, Elenitsas R, Nguyen JV: Follicular induction and CK20+ Merkel cells overlying cutaneous focal mucinosis J Cutan Pathol 46 (3): 195-198,2019.

Elenitsas R, Chu E.: Pathology of Skin Lesions Fitzpatrick's Dermatology in General Medicine (9th edition): Chapter 2,2019.

Fix WC Yun SJ Groft MacFarlane CM Jambusaria A Elenitsas R Chu E Etzkorn JR Sobanko JF Shin TM Miller CJ: MART-1-labeled melanocyte density and distribution in actinic keratosis and squamous cell cancer in situ: Pagetoid melanocytes are a potential source of misdiagnosis as melanoma in situ J Cutan Pathol 45 (10): 734-742,2018.

Parekh V Miller CJ Elenitsas R Chu EY: Cutaneous Metastases of Melanoma Mimicking Interstitial Granulomatous Processes Am J Dermatopathol 40 (9): 706-707,2018.

Rea B Haun P Emerson R Vignali M Farooqi M Samimi S Elenitsas R Kirsch I Bagg A: Role of high-throughput sequencing in the diagnosis of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma J Clin Pathol 71 (9): 814-820,2018.

Hashemi DA Nelson CA Elenitsas R Rosenbach M: An atypical case of papular necrobiosis lipoidica masquerading as sarcoidosis JAAD Case Rep 4 (8): 802-804,2018.

Ashchyan H Jen M Elenitsas R Rubin AI: Surreptitious apple cider vinegar treatment of a melanocytic nevus: Newly described histologic features J Cutan Pathol 45 (4): 307-309,2018.

JiaDe Yu , Melinda V. Jen, Albert C. Yan, Rosalie Elenitsas, Adam I. Rubin : Angiomatoid and Desmoplastic Spitz Nevus Presenting as a Keloidal Nodule Pediatric Dermatology : 2018.

Nelson CA Elder DE Elenitsas R Weir M: Conjunctivitis, mucosal erosions, and moist cutaneous plaques JAAD Case Rep 4 (2): 117-119,2018.

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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