The Dermatologic Surgery Center is a 6,000 square foot, state-of-the-art facility that opened in February 2012. We specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer including: Mohs micrographic surgery, surgical excision, topical therapy and photodynamic therapy. The center is owned and operated by Jennifer L. Popovsky, MD, FACMS. *Our goal is for patients to feel that they received state of the art and exceptional care, while being treated more like family than a patient.*
Dr. Jennifer L. Popovsky MD, FACMS
Dr. Popovsky was born in Philadelphia, PA. She completed her undergraduate education at The University of Pennsylvania and then Temple Medical School. She moved to Cleveland to do her residency in dermatology at The Cleveland Clinc and then completed her surgical training at The Center for Surgical Dermatology, The James Cancer Center at Ohio State. Dr. Popovsky specializes in Mohs Micrographic surgery. She is a Fellow in the Mohs College, an organization reserved for fellowship trained Mohs surgeons with less than 2,000 members worldwide. She performs more than 1,000 Mohs cases a year and is the only surgeon in the Akron-Canton area whose practice is exclusively dedicated to skin surgery. She lives in Moreland Hills, Ohio. She has twin daughters, Roxanne and Jordan, and a son, Julian.
Darla Hadden |PA-C
Darla Hadden, PA-C, joins DSC with 22 years of experience in the field of Dermatology. She began her career as a Medical Assistant. She earned a Bachelor of Science at Marietta College in 2002 and her Masters in Physician Assisting in 2004. Darla’s professional memberships include: American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), Ohio Academy of Physician Assistants (OAPA) and the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants (SDPA). She is NCCPA certified and keeps current on the latest Dermatologic treatments through regular attendance at conferences and continuing medical education courses. She is married with two young boys, Brodie and Grayson. In her spare time she enjoys going to Cleveland Indians games and spending time with family and friends.
Amy Davis | Nurse/Surgical Assistant
Amy joined the practice in 2012. She graduated from the University of Akron in 2010 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. In 2014, Amy earned a certification from the Plastic Surgical Nursing Board as an Aesthetic Nurse Specialist. She assists in surgeries and performs a variety of cosmetic procedures. In August of 2018, Amy will graduate from Ohio University with a Masters degree for Family Nurse Practitioner. You can follow Amy and her cosmetic counseling on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Pinterest by searching “Aesthetics Amy.”