Dr. Susan Roper is a dermatologist practicing in Clearwater, FL. Dr. Roper specializes in skin care. Dermatologists evaluate and manage both common and uncommon skin conditions. These conditions include acne, psoriasis, warts, skin infections, atopic dermatitis, herpes simplex and more. Dermatologists are also experts in more complex skin diseases like impetigo, hidradenitis and milaria. Dr. Roper diagnoses skin problems and develops unique treatments plans for each individual patient.
Education and Training
Emory University School Of Medicine 1980
DermatologyAmerican Board of DermatologyABD
- Skin Surgery, Skin Cancer, Laser Surgery And More
- Actinic Keratosis
- Skin Cancer
- Contact Dermatitis
- Allergic Reaction
- Seborrheic Keratosis
- Fellow AAD Membership:
- Emory Univ Hosp, Dermatology; Grady Mem Hosp, Internal Medicine
- Emory University Affiliated Hospitals 1982
- EMORY HEALTHCARE
- DERMATOLOGY, DERMATOLOGY FOUNDATION, ATLANTA, GA 1981
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Get to know Dermatologist Dr. Susan St. Clair Roper, who serves patients in Clearwater, Florida.
Dr. Roper is a reputable dermatologist who sees patients at Countryside Dermatology & Laser Center in Clearwater, Florida. She works alongside Dr. Stuart Walek, MD, providing the latest in skin care treatments for patients of all ages and skin types.
With many years of experience and specialized training, the doctor-duo offer many skin cancer, skin disease, and rejuvenation services, including: laser resurfacing, photodynamic therapy, facial vein treatment, sclerotherapy, laser hair removal, and more.
Encompassing a broad educational background, Dr. Roper attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she was Phi Beta Kappa, and received her undergraduate degree from Stetson University in Deland, Florida. She earned her medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine, and then went on to serve her internship in internal medicine at the same educational venue.
Wanting to further her training, she completed her residency in dermatology at Emory University, serving as Chief Resident of the Department of Dermatology. She also completed a research fellowship year in dermatology at Emory University, after receiving the prestigious Dermatology Foundation Research Award sponsored by Revlon.
Dedicated to improving the healthcare needs of dermatology patients, Dr. Roper is board-certified in dermatology by the American Board of Dermatology (ABD). The ABD is a voluntary, non-profit, private, autonomous organization formed for the primary purpose of protecting the public interest by establishing and maintaining high standards of training, education, and qualifications of physicians rendering care in dermatology.
In addition to being a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, she holds membership in a number of professional organizations, including the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, the Florida Society of Dermatology, and the Florida Society of Dermatologic Surgeons (of which she is a past President, Board Member, and Surgeon of the Year for 2006).
Throughout her fruitful career, Dr. Roper has graciously donated her time as a Volunteer Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine and Dermatology at the University of South Florida School of Medicine in Tampa, Florida & the James Haley VA Hospital Dermatology Clinic for over 20 years, retiring in 2009 from her volunteer duties. She has been affiliated with Morton Plant/Mease Hospitals for over 20 years, and has been in private practice at Countryside Dermatology and Laser Center for more than 25 years.
Dermatology is the branch of medicine dealing with the skin. The skin is the largest organ of the body. Dermatology is a specialty with both medical and surgical aspects. A dermatologist is a specialist doctor who manages skin diseases and deals with both internal and external causes and some cosmetic concerns involving the skin. Dermatological duties include taking consultations, providing screening tests, and undertaking non-invasive surgical procedures.
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