Risa Ross, DO, FAOCD, Board Certified

Risa Ross

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Risa Ross, D.O. is a Board Certified dermatologist specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of skin, hair, and nails. Her practice involves medical, cosmetic and pediatric dermatology, as well as skin cancer surgery. Dr. Ross treats patients of all ages and has trained with top pediatric dermatologists in the country.  Dr. Ross received her Bachelor of Science, with honors, from the University of Florida, and received her medical degree, with honors, from Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine.  She performed her internship and dermatology residency at Largo
Medical Center, where she served as the Chief Intern and Co-Chief Resident.  She has lectured at multiple national meetings and has won the prestigious Koprince Award given to top lecturers.  She has published numerous articles in dermatologic journals and has performed many skin cancer screenings in the community.  She is actively involved in the training of medical students, interns, and residents.  Dr. Ross welcomes adult and pediatric patients.


Professional Affiliations:

  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • American Osteopathic College of Dermatology
  • American Society of Dermatologic Surgeons
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • Florida Osteopathic Medical Association

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