Robert L. Roschel, M.D.
Dr. Roschel is a cum laude graduate of Franklin and Marshall College and a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He received his medical training at the University of Pennsylvania, graduating in 1958. While there he was elected to the honor scholarship fraternity, Alpha Omega Alpha. After serving a rotating internship at Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he entered the United States Air Force and served in the Strategic Air Command as a Flight Surgeon. After leaving the service in 1961 he began a three year residency training in dermatology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Upon completion of the program he entered the private practice of dermatology at 203 North Lime Street, succeeding Dr. Lewis M. Johnson, who had retired. Dr. Roschel is a Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology and maintains membership and actively serves in several regional and national dermatological societies. He is past president of the Pennsylvania Academy of Dermatology.
Richard J. Herschaft, M.D.
Dr. Herschaft is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Richmond. While at college he was elected to membership in several honor and academic societies. He received his medical education at the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond, Virginia, graduating in 1974. He served a medical-surgical internship at Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge, Massachusetts and then entered a three year dermatology residency at the Temple Skin and Cancer Hospital in Philadelphia. After his residency training he joined Dr. Roschel in the private practice of Dermatology.
Dr. Herschaft is a Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology and a Fellow in the American Academy of Dermatology. He is active in several regional and national dermatological societies and is past president of the Lancaster City and County Medical Society.
George E. Groleau, M.D.
Dr. Groleau is an honor graduate of the University of Maryland Pharmacy School. He received his medical education at the University of Maryland, graduating magna cum laude in 1982. While there he was elected to the honor scholarship fraternity, Alpha Omega Alpha. He then served a medical internship and a three year dermatology residency at the University of Maryland Hospital in Baltimore, completing it in June 1986. He then joined Dermatology Physicians, Inc.
Dr. Groleau is a Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology and a Fellow in the American Academy of Dermatology.
Patricia Groleau, MD
Dr. Groleau is a Schreyer Honors College graduate of the Pennsylvania State University and a member of the Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society. She received her medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine, graduating magna cum laude in 2012. In medical school she was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society and received the Eugene Sydney Bereston Award for Excellence in Dermatology. Dr. Groleau completed her medical internship at Mercy Medical Center and a three year dermatology residency at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, MD, where she served as chief resident in her final year. She is a graduate member of the American Academy of Dermatology. Dr. Groleau is joining Dermatology Physicians, Inc. in August of 2016.
Her main clinical interests include the evaluation and management of melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancers, acne, psoriasis, eczema, and photo-aging.
Dr. Groleau enjoys reading, sewing, camping, skiing, and spending time with her fiancé, Mark. She is happy to be returning to her hometown of Lancaster, PA.
John B. Legere, D.O.
Dr. Legere graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in 1969, and following that served in the U.S. Army infantry for five years. He then attended Kansas State University where he completed his pre-medical requirements and also received a second degree in chemistry science. Dr. Legere’s medical training was accomplished at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, graduating in 1982. Following internship, he was commissioned as a Flight Surgeon in the U.S. Air Force, serving four years in the Strategic Air Command in North Carolina. Dr. Legere’s dermatology training was accomplished in New Jersey, after which he joined a dermatology practice in Oregon. Then he joined Dermatology Physicians in July 1991.
Dr. Legere is certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Dermatology, and is a fellow of the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology.
Anthony A. Gaspari, MD
Anthony A. Gaspari, MD earned a bachelor’s degree from Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; he earned a medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. He attended Emory University School of Medicine for his Dermatology Residency. After his residency, he took a post-doctoral fellowship in cutaneous immunology at the Dermatology Branch of the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD. He then joined the faculty at the University of Rochester School of Medicine in Rochester, NY where he rose to the rank of Associate Professor, with tenure, in the Department of Dermatology. He joined the Department of Dermatology at University of Maryland School of Medicine in 2001 to take the Albert Shapiro Professorship, and was named permanent chair in 2005 until January, 2015.
Dr. Gaspari is the author of over 200 peer-reviewed publications, including 25 book chapters, and has recently (October 2008) edited a Textbook entitled: “Clinical and Basic Immunodermatology.” He reviews for a number of major journals such as Journal of Immunology, Journal of Clinical Investigation, Journal of Investigative Dermatology, Infection and Immunity, J. Leukocyte Biology, Annals of Internal Medicine, Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology and the Archives of Dermatology. He is on a number of Editorial boards, including Dermatitis, Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology and the Journal of Investigative Dermatology. He is past president of the American Contact Dermatitis Society, and he served on the board of directors for the Association of Professors of Dermatology. He is currently Vice President of the Society for investigative Dermatology.
His main clinical interests are general dermatology, and he treats psoriasis, eczema, acne, sun damage and skin cancer. He has a special interest in allergic and autoimmune skin diseases. He runs a busy diagnostic patch testing clinic in his outpatient practice. Until 2015, he supervised a cutaneous clinical and research science immunology laboratory. He holds one patent. He is internationally recognized for his work on cutaneous immunology, and has been invited to speak at numerous international meetings related to Dermatology, Immunology and Toxicology in Istanbul, Turkey, Naples, Italy and Berlin, Germany. He has gained the world’s attention for his role as a Dermatologist volunteering his efforts in Indonesia, where he assisted a team of local Doctors attempting to diagnose and treat the “Treeman” of Indonesia (DedeKosawa). He has been in three televised documentaries on The Learning Channel, and has been a guest on the “Doctor Oz” show. He also has been selected to Baltimore’s “Best doctors” on multiple occasions, has been included in “Super doctors” listing in the Washington Post.
In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, hiking, gardening and traveling.
Marisa F. Baldassano, M.D.
Dr. Baldassano has joined our practice as a Dermatopathologist. She is a Cum Laude graduate from Duke University where she graduated with distinction with a Bachelor of Science degree. Following her graduation from Duke she received the National Institute of Health Research Training Award. Dr. Baldassano received her Medical Doctorate degree from the Pennsylvania State University, College of Medicine in Hershey and did her Dermatopathology Fellowship at New York University Medical Center, New York, NY. She did a residency in Anatomic Pathology at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA and a Residency in Internal Medicine at Duke University, Durham, NC.
Dr. Baldassano is Board Certified in Dermatopathology, and is a member of the American Board of Pathology, American Board of Dermatology, American Board of Anatomic Pathology and the American Board of Internal Medicine.
William Groff, D.O.
Dr. William Groff is a Board Certified Dermatologist specializing in cosmetic dermatology and laser surgery for over 16 years. Born and raised in Lancaster, Dr. William F. Groff, graduated from Penn State University, receiving a B.S. in Biology and Vertebrate Physiology. After graduating at the top of his class, Dr. Groff moved to San Diego to begin his postgraduate work. Dr. Groff completed a surgical internship at the Naval Medical Center San Diego.
Dr Groff is recognized as an acclaimed expert with laser procedures, cosmetic injectables, vein therapy, body contouring, liposculpture, tattoo removal, and pearly penile papules (PPP) treatment. Dr. Groff creates a personalized plan for each patient based on their unique cosmetic goals and individualized needs. He uses state of art, innovative procedures and techniques that are designed to ensure natural looking results. Men and women choose Dr. Groff to help them achieve their aesthetic goals because Dr. Groff has the Experience You Can Trust!
Dr. Groff has achieved a number of prominent awards over the years but the most meaningful recognition to him is from his patients. Dr. Groff is honored that his patients voted him San Diego’s Best Dermatologist, Best Cosmetic Dermatologist, and Best Cosmetic Surgeon in the San Diego Tribune Best Of Reader’s Poll both in 2015 and 2016. These awards exemplify Dr. Groff’s achievement to be the “BEST” at his craft.