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 patients.”
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 Clinic and then completed her surgical training at The Center for Surgical Dermatology, The James Cancer Center at Ohio State. Dr. Popovsky specializes in MOHA Micrographic surgery. She is a Fellow in the Mohs College, an organization reserved for fellowship-trained surgeons which include 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.
Carl Barrick, DO | General, Surgical & Cosmetic Dermatology Specialist
Dr. Barrick was born and raised in Minerva, Ohio. He completed his undergraduate education at the University of Mount Union in Alliance, Ohio. He then attended the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) in Spartanburg, South Carolina. After graduating among the top of his class he completed his internship at Ohio Health O’Bleness Hospital in Athens, Ohio. He then moved to Allentown, Pennsylvania where he completed his dermatology residency at Lehigh Valley Health Network. He is an accomplished author in several peer-reviewed journals. He is returning home to provide high-quality, Dermatologic care to those in northeast Ohio. Dr. Barrick’s practice focuses on general, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology with an emphasis on treating his patients more like family than like patients. When Dr. Barrick is not working he enjoys spending time with his wife and two young daughters.
Elise Craig, DO
Dr. Craig was born and raised in Detroit, MI. She completed her undergraduate degree at Michigan State University and was a student-athlete on the Women’s Gymnastics Team. She attended medical school at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. There she won multiple awards and spoke at national conferences for research on pediatric patients in Peru. She completed her internship at University Hospitals in Cleveland, Ohio, and then completed her dermatology residency at Kansas City University where she served as chief resident in her final year. Dr. Craig’s approach to dermatologic care involves evaluating and treating the whole person, while helping them feel comfortable and confident in their skin. In addition to seeing her own dermatology patients, Dr. Craig will be completing a fellowship in Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology under Dr. Jennifer Popovsky.